New discipline of astrophotography, the nightscape maries through specific techniques, celestial and terrestrial nocturnal landscapes on the same plate. The Moon, the Milky Way, stars, aurora borealis, clouds, seas, mountains ... appear in a new way as well as sublimated.

With its expertise in astrophotography, and keen to contribute to the development of the art of shooting and image processing, Franck Séguin former picture editor in Chief at Ciel et Espace Photos decided to create and organize the first edition of the Photo Nightscape Awards - PNA in 2014. 

Photo Nightscape awards addresses all audiences – young, adults, schools, astronomy clubs ... and will be available in several categories: the prize for youth, the adult prize, prize astro club, the prize for timelapse...


Franck Séguin 

Picture editor in chief