Pete Muller Photography


Pete has contributed work to the following outlets & clients:  

National Geographic Magazine 

The New York Times 

The Washington Post 

TIME Magazine 


La Vanguardia 

Le Monde 

Amnesty International 

Human Rights Watch 

The National Geographic Channel 

Marie Claire 

Paris Match 


The Wall Street Journal 


Foreign Policy Magazine 



2019: National Geographic Best 15 Images of the Decade 

2017: National Geographic Society Changing Planet Photography Fellow 

2017: Photographer of the Year, Pictures of the Year International 

2015: World Press Photo Award: 1st Prize, General News Stories, The Viral Insurgent: Ebola in Sierra Leone 

2015: Pictures of the Year International: 1st Prize, Global Health, Ebola in Sierra Leone 

2015: The National Association of Black Journalists, Salute to Excellence Award, "In Congo: Trapped in Violence and Forgotten," for the Washington Post.  

2014: Magnum Emergency Fund Grant Recipient 

2013 Open Society Initiative of Southern Africa OpenPhoto Contest, "In the Shadow of Change: South Sudan at Independence." 1st Place.  

2013 99 Most Influential Young People in Foreign Policy, Diplomatic Courier Magazine 

2012 Sony World Photography Awards, "Machine Gun Americana," 3rd Place, People 

2012 Sony World Photography Awards "Border Wars: Sudan and South Sudan," Shorlisted, Current Affairs 

2011 Overseas Press Club of America: John Faber Award for Best Photographic Reporting for a Newspaper or News Agency. 

2011 TIME Magazine Wire Photographer of the Year 

George Soros Open Society Foundation Moving Walls 19 Documentary Photography Exhibit, New York 2011. 

2011 Chinese International Press Photo Contest: Honorable Mention in War and Disaster Stories  

2009 GLAAD Media Awards: Nominee; Best Digital Journalism Article; "On the Road to Refuge."  


The Gun Show, Fovea Gallery, Beacon, New York, July-October 2013 

The Legacy of Rape, Geneva, New York City, 2013 

South Sudan, Humanity United Foundation, San Fransico, Washington DC, 2013 

George Soros Open SocietyFoundation Moving Walls 19 Exhbiit, New York, November 2011 

Tenth Meeting of the States Parties to the Mine Ban Treaty, Geneva, Switzerland. November 2010.  

DC FotoWeek 2009 

"Until the Grass in Gone: Images of Transition in Northern Uganda" with Peter van Agtmael 

Cartagena Summit on a Mine-Free World, Cartagena, Colombia. Nov-Dec 2009.