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Lifeshots Photo Contest

Last Updated:
July 12, 2021

AACPDM LIFESHOTS PHOTO CONTEST

The Academy has created a photo contest to feature a one-of-a-kind gallery that will inspire all viewers to overcome their many challenges and has returned for its 9th year! The deadline to submit your photo is Wednesday, September 1, 2021. We look forward to your creative submissions!

WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

Photos of individuals affected by cerebral palsy and other childhood-onset disabilities in the midst of doing what they enjoy or completing a basic task or celebrating a major accomplishment. The photos can contain family members and care providers but we must have a photo release for each person in the photo.

Then, include a title that is unique to the ability being highlighted in the photo. The title/phrase will be mounted next to the photo.

The Academy will select the top photos for display at the AACPDM 75th Annual Meeting. The top three winners will be announced upon the conclusion of the meeting.

GRAND PRIZE

The 1st place winner will receive a professionally mounted enlargement of their submitted photo, free basic conference registration to the 76th Annual Meeting to be September 21-24, 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada and a $500 Amazon gift card!

All photographers will be recognized on the photos displayed.

CONTEST APPLICATION CHECKLIST

  • Completed LifeShots Photo Application
  • Maximum quality original electronic photo file (Electronic copy of the photo(s) in a RAW or maximum quality JPEG format, 300 dpi or larger with an image size no less than 2400 pixels can be delivered via email, flash drive, or CD/DVD)
  • Photo Release Form (for each individual in photo)

 

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE WINNERS OF OUR 8TH ANNUAL LIFESHOTS PHOTO CONTEST!

First Place: Andres Camacho and Helen Lankaster-Campos
Strong and Willed

Second Place: Mariella Pauletti
Put one pinch of joy, another of enthusiasm,
2 pinches of courage, a lot of willpower and a lot of pride… the result = a Ballerina

 
Third Place: Robin Sommer
With determination and an amazing spirit, Journee walks down the hallway at Kennedy Krieger Institute after two surgeries and intense rehabilitation
 

The 2021 LifeShots Photo Contest & Gallery is generously supported by the Weinberg Family Cerebral Palsy Center at Columbia University.