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Second edition of the of the Photo Nightscape Awards launch
International night sky photography awards
February the 1st, 2015, the Association Francaise d’ Astronomie (AFA) launches the second edition of the Photo Nightsacpe Awards (PNA 2015).
The PNA is organized in partnership with ESO, Nikon, Cite des Sciences et de l’industrie de Paris, AIP the Alqueva Dark Sky Reserve, the Refuge aux Etoiles, Medas and Picto Laboratory.
Opened to hobbyist and professional photographers from around, the PNA rewards the world, the PNA rewards the most beautiful pictures of night landscapes into 4 categories (‘Nightscape’ ‘In Town’. ‘Timelapses’ and ‘Junior’).
New trend of astrophotography, the Nightscape or night scenery, requires photographers to include a landscape and a night skyscape on the same photograph.
The winning photographers will be awarded a trip to Chile to visit the Very Large Telescope, a trip to the Alqueva Dark Sky Reserve in Portugal, cameras, telescopes, binoculars….
Photographers can send their application form from February 1st 2015 to September 30th, 2015
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