Alex Conu   Gallery   

From: Norway         Age: 37



Alex Conu is an award winning photographer based in Lofoten Islands, Norway. He is originally from Romania and was born in 1983. Alex has been interested in Astronomy since he was 5, when he saw a very bright Perseid fireball. Besides a degree in Photography, Alex also holds a major in Astrophysics, thus having a deeper understanding of the astronomical phenomena he photographs.

His astrophotos have been published internationally and on prestigious magazines. Alex is the Chair of the Photographic Commission of The Romanian Society for Meteors and Astronomy (SARM) and a member in the jury of the National Astrophotography Contest ASTROFOTO organized by SARM. He also collaborates with various astronomical institutions and associations in the world. Throughout the years, Alex was involved in countless astronomy public outreach events. He is also interested in visual astronomy and is an active observer in fields like comets, meteors, deep sky objects, eclipses, variable stars or grazing occultations. In his everyday life, Alex is a freelance photographer.

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