2015 Images of Aging Photo Cavalcade~ Special Recognition

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Over 50 photos were submitted by students at Abilene Christian University for the 2015 Images of Aging Photo Cavalcade. Our three judges chose the following photos for special recognition.


 

In the Color Category, 1st Place, “Alzheimer’s Cannot Overcome Happiness” by Paulina Servin.

PServinAlzheimersCannotOvercomeHappinessColor
In the Color Category, Honorable Mention, “Looking Forward to the Days Ahead” by Meagan McBride.

 

MMcBrideLoveThroughTheDecadesColor

 

In the Black & White category, First Place, “Routine” by Meagan McBride.

MMcBrideBlackAndWhiteRoutine

 

In the Black & White category, Honorable Mention, “Looking Forward to the Days Ahead” by Addie Rich.

ARichLookingForwardToTheDaysAhead

 

In the Mobile category, First Place, “Our Last Goodbye” by Paulina Servin.

PServinOurLastGoodbyeMobile

 

In the Mobile category, “Selfie” by Ashley Bryan.

ABryanSelfieMobile

 

Congratulations to all the talented photographers who submitted photos!

Please check out our Color & Mobile  and  Black & White Photo Slideshows!

 

 

2015 Images of Aging Photos – Color & Mobile Category

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Here are the photos submitted in the Images of Aging Color Category.

Please click on the picture below to see all the photos in the Black and White Category.

2015 Images of Aging Color And Mobile Categories

 

 

Click here to see the photos in the Black & White Category

2015 Images of Aging Photos – Black and White Category

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Here are the entries for the Black & White Category in the 2015 Images of Aging Photo Cavalcade.
Please click on the picture below to see all the photos in the Black and White Category.

2015 Black and White Photos

 

Click here to see the entries in the Color category!

 

 

 

 

 

Contest Due Date Extended

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Because of the snowy weather, PGC will continue to accept Images of Aging submissions through tomorrow, Tuesday, March 3rd.

Stay warm!

Artwork and design by Nil Santanna

Artwork and design by Nil Santanna

Images of Aging Photo Contest Begins Tomorrow November 12

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Artwork and design by Nil Santanna

Artwork and design by Nil Santana

 

Pruett Gerontology Center is pleased to announce the 5th Annual ‘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 12, 2014 and ends February 27, 2015

Students currently enrolled at ACU for the 2014-2015 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: February 27, 2015

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

 

 

5th Annual Images of Aging Photo Contest

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Pruett Gerontology Center is pleased to announce the 5 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 12, 2014 and ends February 27, 2015

Students currently enrolled at ACU for the 2014-2015 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: February 27, 2015

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

 

 

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

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Thank you for your submissions

Images of Aging Contest Featured in the ACU Optimist

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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

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Due to overwhelming response rate…

images of aging photo contest due date extended

 

Looking forward to seeing your photos!