SATW Bill Muster Photo Competition

2018 Muster Award Winners

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PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR

Lola Akinmade Akerstrom

Nigerian-born Lola Akinmade Åkerström’s photography and travel writing are characterized by vibrancy and hope. Graduating with a Masters (MSc) degree in Information Systems from the University of Maryland with a minor in Geography, she specialized in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for 12+ years and her affinity for the geosciences and maps meant she was born to travel.

Her work has appeared in National Geographic Traveler, BBC, CNN, The Guardian, Travel + Leisure, Slate, Travel Channel, Lonely Planet, Fodor’s, National Geographic Channel, several in-flight magazines, New York Times online, amongst others.

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Photographer of the Year: Silver and Bronze

Michael Snell
silver

Alison Wright
bronze


Single Subject Portfolio Winners

Art Meripol
gold

Ellen Clark
silver

Charles Cecil
bronze


Individual Category Winners

ACTION ADVENTURE

Susan Portnoy
gold – action

Laura Watilo Blake
silver – action

Douglas Stremel
bronze – action

Carol Waller
merit award – action

Chad Case
merit award – action


ANIMALS CATEGORY

Karin Leperi
gold – animals

Paul Rubio
silver – animals

Dave Bouskill
bronze – animals

Steve Bly
merit award – animals

Steve Bly
merit award – animals

Steve Bly
merit award – animals


CULTURAL SCENIC CATEGORY

Dave Bouskill
gold – cultural scenic

Yulia Denisyuk
silver – cultural scenic

Laurence Norah
bronze – cultural scenic

Dave Bouskill
merit award – cultural scenic

David Swanson
merit award – cultural scenic

Dave Bouskill
merit award – cultural scenic


NATURAL SCENIC CATEGORY

Chad Case
gold – scenic

Douglas Peebles
silver – scenic

Greg Vaughn
bronze – scenic

Ellen Clark
merit award – scenic

Matthew Payne
merit award – scenic

Greg Vaughn
merit award – scenic


PEOPLE CATEGORY

Roger Toll
gold – people

Donnie Sexton
silver – people

Lina Stock
bronze – people

Laura Watilo Blake
merit award – people

Adam Lukaszewicz
merit award – people


PEOPLE PORTRAITS CATEGORY

Roger Toll
gold – portrait

Shelly Rivoli
silver – portrait

Ellen Clark
bronze – portrait

Mike Hiller
merit award – portrait

Karin Leperi
merit award – portrait

Matthew Payne
merit award – portrait

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