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‘Images of Aging’ Photo Contest 2011-2012

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Pruett Gerontology Center

Art and Design Department

The Learning Studio



“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

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


We encourage you to do your best.

The best photographs will be displayed.

Be sure to have fun!