Laurel Hill Association and Stockbridge Land Trust have selected five winning submissions to their first photo contest celebrating Stockbridge's natural beauty.

The winning photos were taken by Dana Goedewaagen, of Glendale; Stacy McMahon, of Great Barrington; John R. Morse, of Stockbridge; and Sharon Siter, of South Egremont.

The organizations are selling notecards featuring the winning photos in several local shops. All proceeds go to the two organizations.

The winning photos were selected from 140 submissions. The winning photos and nine honorable mentions can be viewed at

The Stockbridge Library, Museum & Archives will host a month-long exhibit of framed prints of the winning photos. An opening reception will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5. All are welcome; admission is free.