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Images of Aging Photo Contest 2012-2013

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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

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