Photography Contest "Age doesn't mean getting old, just growing older" - CENIE

 

Photography Contest “Age doesn’t mean getting old, just growing older” – CENIE

Photography Contest "Age doesn't mean getting old, just growing older" - CENIE

Opening: June 14, 2019
Deadline: December 31, 2019
Entry fee: Free
Prizes: €1,250, €2,000, €5,000

Society is facing a global ageing process resulting from a progressive increase in life expectancy and a reduction in birth rates, all of which is leading to an alteration of the population pyramids with major social and economic consequences.

The progressive increase of the population over 65 years old has become a determining factor in the European and world social panorama. The future scenarios established by the European Commission in the 2015 Ageing Report (The Ageing Report 2015) foresee a large increase in this segment of the population, which in 2060 will represent 30% of the European population.

It is time to change attitudes to ageing and promote cultural change. In this way we can help people to live longer, more active and independent lives, and also help our societies to take advantage of the opportunities inherent in a new social reality.

The International Centre on Ageing (CENIE) is a response to this phenomenon that is changing the world in which we live.

Who can participate

The CENIE Grand Prize and the prizes: “Elección del Público”, Gente, Miradas, Miradas Ibéricas, Miradas en la Raya, Imágenes Alteradas and Móvil are open to photographers over the age of 18.

Categories

  • People
    Portraits and photos of older people in groups or alone that convey a positive view of age.
  • Looks
    Events, objects or activities that connect the reality of older people with the enjoyment of cultural and natural heritage. They must be photographs that give us an idea of what it means to live actively the elderly.
  • Iberian Looks
    Events, objects or activities that connect the reality of the elderly with the enjoyment of the cultural and natural heritage of Spain and Portugal. They must be photographs that give us an idea of what it means to live actively, the elderly, in Spain and Portugal.
  • Looks at the line
    Events, objects or activities that connect the reality of older people with the enjoyment of the cross-border territory1 of Spain and Portugal. They must be photographs that give us an idea of what it means to live actively the elderly.
  • Altered images
    Photographs manipulated for artistic purposes through the application of digital and/or traditional special effects (i.e., coloring, toning, collage, photographic composites, HDR, etc.)..
  • Mobile
    Any photograph taken with a mobile device (phone or tablet).

To be eligible for any category, a photograph must have been taken by the participant as of January 1, 2019.

Up to 5 photographs can be submitted per category for a total of 30 entries.

Prizes

  • CENIE Grand Prize
    €5,000
  • Winners in each category
    Winners in each of the 6 categories will receive €1,250
  • Audience Choice
    “The winner of the “Audience Choice” award will receive €2,000

Website: https://cenie.eu/en/photography-contest

 

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