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Showdown is located 8 miles south of Neihart, Montana on US Highway 89, in the Lewis and Clark National Forest and has been a part of the Montana skiing scene since 1936. Long known for its friendly staff, family-oriented atmosphere and all natural snow that averages around 240 inches per season, Showdown is a favorite place to play for locals and visitors alike.


Bryan began shooting as a teen, from his home in Vancouver Island, British Columbia. He's known for his moody lighting and stunning landscape shots. For more on his work, visit

Blake Jorgenson Wins Olympus Pro Photographer Showdown

As part of the Telus World Ski and Snowboard festival in Whistler, photographers from around the world submitted their ski, surf, mountain bike, and skate photos for inclusion in the Olympus Pro Photographer Showdown. The finalists were invited to submit a nine minute slideshow, set to music, of the best images from their life's work. These are a few images from the finalists, as well as Blake Jorgenson's winning presentation.