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



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