Images of Aging Photo Contest Winners

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Our Images of Aging Photo Contest winners reflected a continuum of life events.

Recognition at our awards luncheon spotlighted the following students from several curricular majors.

In the Mobile category, congratulations to Asia Todd (Journalism and Mass Communication Major for
“No Hour of the Day is Wasted that is Spent in the Saddle”

No Hour of the Day is Wasted

 

Honorable Mention was awarded to Becca Clay, Communications and Speech Disorders graduate student for“‘Till Death Do We Part”

TillDeathDoWePart

 

In the Color category, congratulations to Asia Todd, Journalism and Mass Communication major for
“A Smile That’s Always in Style”

A Smile Thats Always in Style

 

Honorable Mention was awarded to Adelaide Rich, Communications and Speech Disorders Major for“Livin’ the Dream”

LivinTheDream

 

In the Black and White category, congratulations to Abby Butler, Composite, Interdisciplinary major for
“Monkey Business”

Monkey Business

 

What a fantastic year for photos! We consider any and all who entered a real winner!

Check back for a complete gallery of photos!

 

Thank you for your submissions to the Images of Aging Contest

0 Commentsby   |  03.23.14  |  Announcements

Thank you for your submissions

Images of Aging Contest Featured in the ACU Optimist

0 Commentsby   |  03.20.14  |  Announcements

Thank you to reporter Micah Hermsdorf of the ACU Optimist campus newspaper, for her coverage of our Images of Aging contest in Wednesday’s Optimist newspaper. Remember the due date for photo submissions is tomorrow, Friday, March 21st, by midnight.

Click here for submission details.

Images of Aging Optimist Story

 

Images of Aging Photo Contest Due Date Extended

0 Commentsby   |  03.07.14  |  Announcements

Due to overwhelming response rate…

images of aging photo contest due date extended

 

Looking forward to seeing your photos!

 

4th Annual Images of Aging Contest from Pruett Gerontology Center

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blog annoucement videoPruett Gerontology Center is pleased to announce the fourth year for ‘Images of Aging’ Photo Contest.

ACU students across campus are encouraged to take and submit photographs that include at least one person who is 60 years of age or older.  Join this elite group of photographers from all disciplines who appreciate the older adults in their lives and enjoy the digital photography!

Contest starts November 15, 2013 and ends March 17, 2014

Students currently enrolled at ACU for the 2013-2014 scholastic year are eligible.

There are three categories:

  • Black and white  -  photos can be submitted as taken or artistically enhanced
  • Color  –  photos can be submitted as taken or artistically enhanced
  • Mobile  –  photos taken with a mobile device such as iPhone

First Place and Second Place prizes awarded for each category.
Honorable Mentions awarded at judges sole discretion.

A special awards luncheon will be held to celebrate all participants, prizes will be given.

This is a skills-based contest.  Chance plays no part in the determination of winners.

Technical help is available at The Learning Studio located on the third floor of the Brown Library.  If you do not own a camera, please contact The Learning Studio and ask about their ‘check-out camera’ program.  Everyone is invited to participate!

Entrants may submit photos to any category, but not more than three for each category. Photographs should be taken with the highest possible resolution.

How to Enter:

1. Read and agree to the Photo Contest Rules.

2. Download the model release form. Each person in your photographs must sign the model release form.  You may make as many copies as you need.

3. Take your photos!

  • Must include at least one person 60+ years old
  • All model(s) must sign release form
  • Use highest resolution possible
  • Give your photograph a title

4. Submit your photo by email  imagesofaging@acu.edu

  • Use your own ACU email address  -  this tells us who you are
  • Submit one photo per email
  • Put Category of photo and Title in subject line of your email. (Ex: Mobile, His Eyes)
  • Name all the models in your photograph in the body of the email
  • If you wish, please include two or three sentences that tell the story of the picture
  • Attach your photo and send to imagesofaging@acu.edu

5. Submit your signed Model Release forms within 2 days to of photo submission to:

Pruett Gerontology Center  -  Hardin Administration Bldg  Room 118  or   ACU Box 27793. Only one release form per model is needed.

Last day to enter: March 17, 2014

If you have any questions or comments, email us at imagesofaging@acu.edu

 

 

Images of Aging Contest Begins Tomorrow!

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The Images of Aging Photo Contest will begin Friday, November 15th and progress through Spring Break, 2014. Our contest will end March 17, 2013.

The Images of Aging Photo Contest provides an interdisciplinary venue for ACU students to encourage creativity, an appreciation of older adults, a love for the art of photography, and the technological skill of digital media. Click  the picture below to see our announcement movie (takes a few seconds to load).

blog annoucement video

Images of Aging Retrospective

Winners  in 2013 were Tara Holland (Interior Design), Allye Foster (Communication), Asia Todd (Journalism and Mass Communication), Deanna Romero (International Studies), Theo Omileru (Pre-Architecture) and Brandy Rains (Art). Please our 2013 gallery featuring work done by all our entrants.

Check back here tomorrow for full contest information!

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Announcing 2013 Images of Aging Winners!

0 Commentsby   |  04.01.13  |  Uncategorized

Judging is done for the 2013 Images of Aging Photo Contest.  We are proud of all the students who entered this year and send a special thank you to all those family and friends who participated.  We have heard some wonderful stories of what this experience means to your students.

Congratulations to our winners!

BW Winners for blog1 4-13

Color Winners for blog 4-13

 Mobile Winners for blog 4-13

Images of Aging Awards Luncheon was held March 25th.  Photos displayed represented all participants.  Prizes were awarded to First Place and Honorable Mention in each category.

Intended to be a campus-wide event, 15 different departments were represented this year.

Click here to see photos from each of the categories: Black and White, Color, and Mobile.

We are already looking forward to a great contest next year!

 

Images of Aging Photo Contest 2012-2013

0 Commentsby   |  11.06.12  |  Uncategorized

 

 

Pruett Gerontology Center is pleased to announce the third year for ‘Images of Aging’ Photo Contest.

ACU students across campus are encouraged to take and submit photographs that include at least one person who is 60 years of age or older.  Join this elite group of photographers found in all disciplines who appreciate the older adults in their lives and enjoy the art and skills of digital photography.

Contest starts November 12, 2012 and ends February 8, 2013

Students currently enrolled at ACU for the 2012-2013 scholastic year are eligible.

There are three categories:

  • Black and white  -  photos can be submitted as taken or artistically enhanced
  • Color  –  photos can be submitted as taken or artistically enhanced
  • Mobile  –  photos taken with a mobile device such as iPhone

First Place and Second Place prizes awarded for each category.

Honorable Mentions awarded at judges sole discretion.

A special awards luncheon will be held to celebrate all participants, prizes will be given.

This is a skills-based contest.  Chance plays no part in the determination of winners.

Technical help is available at The Learning Studio located on the third floor of the Brown Library.  If you do not own a camera, please contact The Learning Studio and ask about their ‘check-out camera’ program.  Everyone who wants to participate can.

Entrants may submit photos to any category, but not more than three for each category.

Photographs should be taken with the highest possible resolution.

 

How to Enter:

1. Read and agree to the Photo Contest Rules.

2. Download the model release form. Each person in your photographs must sign one.  You may make as many copies as you need.

3. Take your photos!

  • Must include at least one person 60+ years old
  • All model(s) must sign release form
  • Use highest resolution possible
  • Give your photograph a title

4. Submit your photo by email.

  • Use your own ACU email address  -  this tells us who you are
  • Submit one photo per email
  • Put Category of photo and Title in subject line of your email. (Mobile, Crazy Times)
  • Name all the models in your photograph in the body of the email
  • If you wish, please include two or three sentences that tell the story of the picture
  • Attach your photo and send to imagesofaging@acu.edu

5. Submit your signed Model Release forms within 5 days to:

Pruett Gerontology Center  -  Hardin Administration Bldg  Room 118  or   ACU Box 27793

Only one release form per model is needed.

Last day to enter: February 8, 2013

If you have any questions or comments, email us at imagesofaging@acu.edu

2011-2012 Winners Announced

0 Commentsby   |  03.28.12  |  Uncategorized

Congratulations to all the students who entered this year’s Images of Aging Photo Contest.  We are so impressed with the quality of the photos, the thoughtfulness and creativity expressed in each one.  Judging was not an easy task.

The contest announced First Place awards for each of three categories, black and white, color, and mobile.  To recognize the quality of the entries and the appreciation we have for the student’s efforts, three Honorable Mention awards will also be given for each category. You each have a special talent we hope you will continue to use and develop and share with others.

 

Black and White

First Place

Julie Coppedge – Ageless and Contagious

Honorable Mention

              Asia Todd – Marks of a Smile;   Jordan Taylor Bunch – Lasting Wisdom;   Hannah Henderson – Simply Love

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Color

First Place

Asia Todd – Joy in Every Day

Honorable Mention

Adrian Patenaude – Proud Senior Citizen; Leigh Foith – Joy; Hannah Henderson – Smile

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Mobile

First Place

Joseph Austin – Coloring for All Ages

Honorable Mention

Asia Todd – A Joyful Grandfather; Emily Kruse – Embracing a New Way of Communication; Becca Clay – Pawpaw

 

 

Images of Aging Photo Contest was open to all students across the ACU campus.   Each had the opportunity to combine their creativity, their photographic skill and their love for someone older in their lives.  The results reflect a wide diversity of stories.  This year, twelve different majors are represented.

Please join us in congratulating these students for their fine efforts.   Be sure to take notice around campus to see a selection of Images of Aging photos displayed in print.  They will also be at various locations in Abilene throughout the summer.

‘Images of Aging’ Photo Contest 2011-2012

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Pruett Gerontology Center

Art and Design Department

The Learning Studio

 

sponsor

“Images of Aging”

Photo Contest 2011-2012

 

An interdisciplinary venue for ACU students to encourage creative expression by combining an appreciation for older adults, a love for the art of photography, and the technological skill of digital media.

Contest starts November 14, 2011 and ends February 24, 2012.

Students currently enrolled at ACU for the 2011-2012 scholastic year are eligible.

There are three categories:

  • Black and white  -  photos can be submitted as taken or artistically enhanced
  • Color  –  photos can be submitted as taken or artistically enhanced
  • Mobile  –  photos taken with a mobile device such as iPhone

First Place and Second Place prizes awarded for each category.

Honorable Mentions awarded at judges sole discretion.

A special awards luncheon will be held to celebrate all participants.

This is a skills-based contest.  Chance plays no part in the determination of winners.

Technical help is available at The Learning Studio located on the third floor of the Brown Library.  If you do not own a camera, please contact The Learning Studio and ask about their ‘check-out camera’ program.  Everyone who wants to participate can.

Entrants may submit photos to any category, but not more than three for each category.

Photographs should be taken with the highest possible resolution.

 

How to Enter:

1. Read and agree to the Photo Contest Rules.

2. Download the model release form. Each person in your photographs must sign one.  You may make as many copies as you need.

3. Take your photos!

  • Must include at least one person 60+ years old
  • All model(s) must sign release form
  • Use highest resolution possible
  • Give your photograph a title

4. Submit your photo by email.

  • Use your own ACU email address  -  this tells us who you are
  • Submit one photo per email
  • Put Category of photo and Title in subject line of your email. (Mobile, Crazy Times)
  • Name all the models in your photograph in the body of the email
  • If you wish, please include two or three sentences that tell the story of the picture
  • Attach your photo and send to imagesofaging@acu.edu

5. Submit your signed Model Release forms within 5 days to:

Pruett Gerontology Center  -  Hardin Administration Bldg  Room 118  or   ACU Box 27793

Only one release form per model is needed.

Last day to enter: February 24, 2012

If you have any questions or comments, email us at imagesofaging@acu.edu

 

We encourage you to do your best.

The best photographs will be displayed.

Be sure to have fun!