We are pleased to present the winners of the Photo NightScape Awards 2017, organized by the French non-profit Chasseurs de Nuits. This new edition has once again seen the most beautiful nocturnal landscapes and timelapses of the whole world confront eachother. "There was this summer a single date and a single place on earth where we could see both partial eclipse of the moon, a conjunction Moon - Saturn, showers of stars, aurora borealis to name but a few phenomena ... it was the 19th of August," said the president of the Jury, Guillaume Cuvillier of Nikon (Miguel Claro Astrophotography of the Reserva DARK SKY Alqueva having had a problem of internet connection from the USA).

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We would like to thank all the photographers who have participated and offered images of a constant renewed quality.

This international prize for the photography of nightscapes could not exist without its partners to whom we extend a heartfelt thank you.

We do not forget all the members of the jury, Guillaume Cuvillier Nikon Lars Lindberg Christensen ESO Astronomy, Michel Vaissaud Picto, Nicolas Outters Astro Images Processing A.I.P, Olivier Las Vergnas Association Française d'Astronomie, Rogelio Bernal Andreo, Eric Karsenty Fisheye Magazine, Corinne Thorillon Paris Match

You can come and admire a retrospective of the first 4 editions of the PNA from 16 September to 15 October 2017 at the Base sous-marine de Bordeaux and then from 16 to 19 November 2017 at the festival #NightScapades, whose first edition is sponsored by the Festival Photo Montier. Get ready for 2018!

More info: chasseursdenuits.eu