Through the Lens: Seniors Card photographic competition and exhibition
Through the Lens is part of International Day of Older Persons celebrations. The competition and exhibition promote active ageing by celebrating the skills of older South Australians through the art of photography and demonstrate that people can learn and create at any age.
All South Australian Seniors Card members were invited to enter Through the Lens, the Seniors Card photographic competition.
Entries are now closed.
More than 1,000 submissions were received! Thank you to all entrants.
People's Choice Vote - opening soon
From Monday 20 August 2018, members of the public can view all eligible entries in an online gallery and by voting for their favourite photo, have a chance to win a fantastic prize, valued at over $600!
The winning author of the People's Choice photo will also win great prizes!
The overall winner of Through the Lens 2018 will win a framed print of their winning photograph, thanks to major sponsor Atkins Photo Lab, a $400 photography gift card, courtesy of Diamonds Camera, Video and Digital, a custom-made award thanks to sponsor, Jam Factory and their photo will appear on the cover of the 2019 Seniors Card Discount Directory, Your Lifestyle Guide, available to more than 380,000 people.
Two finalists in each of the five categories will win a framed print of their photograph, thanks to major sponsor Atkins Photo Lab.
The winning author of the People's Choice photo will win a $100 photography gift card, courtesy of major sponsor, Diamonds Camera, Video and Digital and a framed print of their photograph, thanks to major sponsor Atkins Photo Lab.
The winner of the People's Choice Award Vote (voter) will win a DJI Spark Quadcopter Drone valued at $692, courtesy of major sponsor, Diamonds Camera, Video and Digital.
Thanks to our launch event sponsor, Claymore Wines.
Finalists and winners in each of the six categories will be invited to an exclusive event at the City Library in Rundle Mall on 4 October 2018. Winners and finalists will have their work featured in the exhibition for public view throughout October.
A photo depicting a 360 degree view of participants at a seniors camp was chosen from close to 400 entries as the winner of the 2017 Seniors Card Through The Lens photographic competition.
Taken by Grant Hugo at Carrickalinga, the winning photo featured on the cover of the 2018 Seniors Card Discount Directory, Your Lifestyle Guide.
The overall 2016 winner was Colin Sanderson for his photo 'Arckaringa Hills at sunrise'.
Colin received a custom piece from JamFactory and his photo appeared on the cover of the 2017 Seniors Card Discount Directory, Your Lifestyle Guide.
For more information contact:
Seniors Card Unit
Office for the Ageing
Phone: 1800 819 961 (freecall)