2018 SATW Bill Muster Photo Competition
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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
           

Andrea Johnson

gold

 

Gary Cralle

silver

 

Gary Arndt

bronze

 

 

 

 


INDIVIDUAL CATEGORY WINNERS

 

ACTION CATEGORY
       

Laura Watilo Blake

gold - action

 

Sandra Friend

silver - action

 

Mark Downey

bronze - action

 

 

 

         

Laura Bly

merit award - action

 

Kerrick James

merit award - action

 

 

 

 

 

ANIMALS CATEGORY
       

Jenn Smith Nelson

gold - animals

 

April Orcutt

silver - animals

 

Phil Marty

bronze - animals

   

 

           

Michele Burgess

merit award - animals

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CULTURAL SCENIC CATEGORY
       

Art Meripol

gold - cultural scenic

 

Art Meripol

silver - cultural scenic

 

John Poimiroo

bronze - cultural scenic

 

 

 

         

Susan Portnoy

merit award - cultural scenic

 

Roger Toll

merit award - culteral scenic

 

 

 

 

 

 

NATURAL SCENIC CATEGORY
       

Stan Wawer

gold - scenic

 

Kerrick James

silver - scenic

 

Greg Vaughn

bronze - scenic

 

 

 

         

Michele Burgess

merit award - scenic

 

Doug Stremel

merit award - scenic

 

 

 

 

 

 

PEOPLE CATEGORY
       

Phil Marty

gold - people

 

Susan Portnoy

silver - people

 

Eric Lindberg

bronze - people

 

 

 

   

Gail Mooney-Kelly

merit award - people

 

 

 

 

 

 

PEOPLE PORTRAITS CATEGORY
       

Carol Barrington

gold - portrait

 

Susan Portnoy

silver - portrait

 

Susan Portnoy

bronze - portrait

 

 

 

         

Gary Knowles

merit award - portrait

 

Donnie Sexton

merit award - portrait

 

 

 

 

 

 

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