This year’s submission period is July 1, 2018 - July 29, 2018. 

Several aspects of entering the competition have changed this year. Carefully read through each link below and use the button on the bottom of the page (starting July 1) to complete the $30 USD Muster entry payment. Upon completing payment, you will receive a link to the photo submission site. 

Submission Options
Muster Photo Competition Rules and Requirements         
Submission Procedures        
File Naming Procedures        


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.

  • Travel Photographer of the Year: Gold ($1000); Silver ($750); Bronze ($500)
  • Best Single Subject Portfolio: Gold ($750); Silver ($500); Bronze ($300)
  • Each of the six individual categories: Gold ($300); Silver ($200); Bronze ($100)
  • Honorable Mentions do not receive a cash prize

View the 2018 Muster Award Winners here.

Questions? Contact Jocelyn Padilla at

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