SATW BILL MUSTER PHOTO AWARDS

The SATW Bill Muster Photo Awards recognizes excellence in photography and is named for renowned photographer Bill Muster. Since 1981 SATW has presented the Muster Awards and cash prizes for travel photography in a range of categories awarded at the annual convention.

 

This year’s registration & submission period is July 1, 2021 – July 31, 2021. The entry fee is $35. Late registration July 31 until August 7 will be at an increased fee of $55. This year’s three outstanding judges include a publisher and two art directors. Full competition rules and information on how to enter are found here. A button for submissions will open once the entry period begins.

 

The competition is open to professional and amateur photographers alike. Active, Associate, and Emeritus members all have an equal opportunity to enter and win cash prizes, up to and including the $1,000 Photographer of the Year award. Winners will be announced at the SATW annual convention in Milwaukee in October and will be featured in the Bill Muster Photo Awards presentation.

 

This competition is open to professional and amateur photographers. Don’t be bashful about entering work. Freelance, editors, associates, and emeritus have an equal opportunity to enter and win cash prizes generously donated by Nori Muster and Bill Muster, Jr. You can view the 2021 winners here.

 

Cash prizes are as follows:

 

Photographer of the Year

Gold $1000

Silver $750

Bronze $500

 

Single Subject Portfolio

Gold $650

Silver $400

Bronze $250

 

Individual subjects

Gold $250

Silver $150

Bronze $75

Submission Options
Rules and Requirements 
Submission Procedures
File Naming Procedures
Judging

 

The Muster entry fee is $35USD between July 1 and July 31, 2021. Between August 1 and August 7, 2021 the entry fee will be $55. Once you submit your payment, you will receive a link to enter your submissions. Questions? Contact SATW HQ.

2020 Muster Awards winners in El Paso, Texas