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The winners of the Age Is Beautiful photo contest are...

First Place winner - by Margarit Vignerier, titled "Two Greats"
Second Place winner by Marisa Pisciotta, titled "Love Is In The Air"
1ST Place Winner
By Margarit Vignerie
"Two Greats"
2ND Place Winner
By Marisa Pisciotta
"Love Is In The Air"

Honorable Mentions

Runner-Up by Jose Rios, titled Hands Of Time
Runner-Up by Stephen Ledyard, titled "At Home In YHour Heart"
Runner-Up by Richard Turner, titled Beautiful Italian Couple
By Jose Rios
" Hands Of Time"
By Stephen Ledyard
"At Home In Your Heart"
By Richard Turner
" Beautiful Italian Couple"
Runner-Up by Susan Demarois, titled Yes She Can
Runner-Up by Clarke Taylor, titled Knowing Smile
Runner-Up by Savannah Mack, titled Still Lovey Dovey After 49 Years
By Susan Demarois
" Yes She Can"
By Clarke Taylor
" Knowing Smile"
By Savannah Mack
" Still Lovey Dovey After 49 Years"

Congratulations to all the winners and thank you to everyone who submitted photographs. We will celebrate all the photographers and present the awards on Saturday, January 26, 2019, from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm at Eskaton Lodge Gold River, 1390 Coloma Road, Gold River, CA 95670.

2:00 pm    Enjoy wine and hors d’oeuvres
2:30 pm    Awards ceremony and presentation
3:00 pm    Photo workshop: Learn how to take outstanding photos with your cell phone

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The prizes are:

  • First Place Prize (1) - $2,500
  • Second Place Prize (1) - $1,000
  • Honorable Mentioned (6) - $200

The closing date for entries is Friday, November 30, 2018. Contest winners will be posted on this page on Monday, December 17, 2018. Prizes will be presented at an exhibition in January 2019 (date and location to be determined). If you are interested in entering the photo contest, please read the Competition Rules carefully below.

Competition Rules


  • The Age is Beautiful photo contest is open to any professional or non-professional photographer with the exception of employees and (their immediate family) of Eskaton.
  • Contestants must have captured and created the original exposure or exposures.
  • A maximum of two entries may be submitted per contestant.
  • An entry fee of $20.00 per submission is suggested.

Claim of Ownership

The contestant must own all rights to the photograph(s) submitted and releases for the photograph(s) submitted are the contestant’s responsibility. If a photograph(s) submitted contains any material that belongs to a third party, the producers must obtain permission of the use of that material, so as to allow Eskaton to fully exercise its rights hereunder without any obligation on the part of Eskaton to make any payment to any party whatsoever. If there is any doubt to the ownership of the photograph(s), Eskaton reserves the right to eliminate the photograph(s) from the contest. Contestants must be able to supply a signed release from any person(s) appearing in the photograph(s) or their legal representatives.


A committee made up of Eskaton leadership and communications specialists will judge the entries. Photographs will be judged on the relevance of the contest theme, creativity, and suitability for presentation. All decisions of Age is Beautiful photo contest are final.

Acceptance of Rules

Your participation in the contest indicates acceptance of the contest rules as outlined.


By entering the Eskaton Age is Beautiful photo contest, the contestant/owner of the image expressly grants rights to Eskaton to display that image either electronically or in print format. Please note that all submissions will not be returned to the contestants. Therefore, please ensure you keep a copy of your photograph.

Each photograph must be submitted with a caption and brief description. A caption and brief description are defined as the title of the photograph and one to two sentences describing how you think the photograph depicts Age is Beautiful.

A photograph received without a caption and brief description will be ineligible.

Technical Requirements –

  • To be considered, images must be submitted by upload through this website in digital format at a high-resolution JPEG and be 300 DPI and a minimum of 8X10 inches.
  • File name: Submitted Image File is to include Contestant’s Name_Image Title_Entry Item Number #
  • Example: John Doe_Lady in Pink with Dog_01.jpg

Settlement of Disputes

Any dispute relating to the interpretation or application of these rules shall be amicably settled. In the event of failure of the latter, the dispute shall be settled by arbitration. The arbitration shall be conducted in accordance with the modalities to be agreed upon by the parties.