Contest

The 8th edition of the Photo NightScape Awards, created in 2014, rewards the most beautiful night landscapes in the world. To do this, you need to combine a terrestrial reference and a starry sky in the same shot. This year, you can compete in 5 categories: NightScape, In Town, Timelapse, Junior and for the first time in the Smartphone* category.

 

You have until March 31 2021 at midnight to send your best photos or timelapse.

 

You can participate with a maximum of 6 photos, all categories combined.

 

This year, participation is free: registration is free but you can support our association and the Prize by making a donation of the amount of your choice.

 

* see regulations for technical characteristics


Nightscape

One picture shoot between

1st April 2020 and 31st March 2021

5000 pixels minimum

After sunset and before sunrise !

2018  © Robert Richard Amsbury - PNA

In Town

One picture shoot, inside town, between 1st April 2020 and 31st March 2021

5000 pixels minimum

After sunset and before sunrise !

 

2017 © Sandro Schmidt - PNA


Timelapse

One timelapse shoot between

1st April 2020 and 31st March 2021

30 and 40 sec max, in full HD minimum

After sunset before sunrise !

 

2016 © Dario Giannobile/PNA

Junior

One picture shoot, inside town, between 1st April 2020 and 31st March 2021

5000 pixels minimum

After sunset and before sunrise!

 

2017 © Alice Fock-Hang - PNA

Smartphone

One picture shoot between

1st April 2020 and 31st March 2021

3000 pixels minimum

After sunset before sunrise !

 

 

2020 © Yuri Beletsky




Registration file

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Rules and Parental Consent PNA 21.pdf
Document Adobe Acrobat 1.2 MB

AFTER FILLING OUT THE FORM BELOW, PLEASE SEND YOUR PHOTOS VIA SENDGB TO PNA@PHOTONIGHTSCAPEAWARDS.COM NAMED AS: LASTNAME_FIRSTNAME_CATEGORY_NUMBER


Prizes

Nightscape Category

1st prize

* a pair of binoculars Vixen SG 2, 1x42 offered by Médas, worth 299€

*one year subscription to the magazine Astronomy Ireland

* a 100€ voucher on the website of Médas,

* a 300€ voucher in one of the Yellow Korner boutiques

one year subscriptions to Pixtrakk worth 99€

2nd prize

*a light pollution filter offered by Optolong

 

* goody-bag offered by ESO



Timelapse Category

1st prize

* a weekend at the Dark Sky Reserve in Alqueva, Portugal (excluding travel fair) worth 500€.

* a 100€ voucher on the website of Médas,

* a 300€ voucher in one of the Yellow Korner boutiques

one year subscriptions to Pixtrakk worth 99€

2nd prize

*a light pollution filter offered by Optolong

 

* goody-bag offered by ESO



In Town Category

1st prize

 

 

an entry to the Dark Sky Festival of Mayo (Ireland) - first weekend of November 2021 - including all activities (excluding travel expenses)

 

* one week accommodation at the Makes Observatory - Reunion Island with the possibility of using amateur equipment (excluding travel and meal expenses). 

 

* a 100€ voucher on the website of Médas,

* a 300€ voucher in one of the Yellow Korner boutiques

one year subscriptions to Pixtrakk worth 99€

2nd prize

*a light pollution filter offered by Optolong

 

* goody-bag offered by ESO



Smartphone Category

1st prize

 * a 15% voucher on all photo travel from the travel agency Renardo & Puffinou

* a 100€ voucher on the website of Médas,

* a 300€ voucher in one of the Yellow Korner boutiques

one year subscriptions to Pixtrakk worth 99€

2nd prize

*a light pollution filter offered by Optolong

 

* goody-bag offered by ESO



Junior  Category (-18 ans)

1st prize

* an all-activities entry to Blackrock Castle Observatory in Cork, Ireland

 

* a 15% voucher on all photo travel from the travel agency Renardo & Puffinou

* a 100€ voucher on the website of Médas,

* a 300€ voucher in one of the Yellow Korner boutiques

one year subscriptions to Pixtrakk worth 99€

2nd prize

*a light pollution filter offered by Optolong

 

* goody-bag offered by ESO