Photo Contest opening gala

The 21st annual Pagosa Springs Arts Council Photo Contest exhibition will open Friday, Feb. 13, with a gala event from 5 to 8 p.m. at Frame and Photo Depot and Higher Grounds Coffee Shop.

Competition judge Paul Boyer will be on hand to visit with contest entrants and guests and share his opinions on the photographs.

Exhibition guests will also be encouraged to vote for their favorite photos for the coveted People’s Choice awards.

Photos will be displayed at both venues through March 5.