Alex

Alex Conu is an award-winning photographer living in Oslo, Norway. Alex is an Ambassador for the Tough line of cameras from Olympus.

Alex is a complex and versatile artist with more than 10 years in the field of professional photography. He’s been shooting almost everything from fashion and beauty to aviation. Alex loves experiment in photography like Polaroids, pinhole or strange cameras.

He is known worldwide for his astrophotography and was shortlisted multiple times for the Astronomy Photographer of the Year contest. Get closer to the skies by visiting astrographist.com, his astrophotography website.

He is a member of TWAN – The World at Night, a program to create and exhibit a collection of stunning landscape astrophotographs and time-lapse videos of the world’s most beautiful and historic sites against a nighttime backdrop of stars, planets and celestial events. TWAN is a bridge between art, humanity, and science.

Clients: Innovasjon Norge, InStyle, Men’s Health, Tabu, The One, Elle, Beau Monde, VIVA, Diva, Playboy, Maxim, Cariere, Maria Lucia Hohan, Ludmila Corlateanu, George Neagu, Wilhelmina Arz, Smiling Shoes, Condur by Alexandru, Prive Boutique, YOKKO, AVON, Oriflame, stiletto.ro, fashionandbeauty.ro, Best Models, MRA Models, Yes Models, Baneasa Shopping City, Avanpremiere Concept, The Practice, Leo Burnett, McCann Erickson, G2, Wash & Go, Mediafax, Attica Media, Sanoma Hearst, Edipresse, Pilot Magazin, NNDKP, 18 Lounge by The Embassy, Canon.

Published in: National Geographic Magazine, Sky & Telescope, Perspektiv by Widerøe etc.

Exhibitions

Astrophoto 2004, Tirgoviste, 2004

Between Earth and Sky, Bucharest, 2005

DEBUT – Bucharest Photo Club, Bucharest, 2005

Young Romanian Photographers, Camera 80, Bucharest, 2007

Astrophoto 2008, Tirgoviste, 2008

From the Eye to Infinity, Timisoara, 2009

Lifestyle XXI, Cluj Napoca, 2010

From the Eye to Infinity, Bucharest, 2010

AVANPREMIERE, Bucharest, 2010

Vama under Oscar Lights, Vama Veche, 2011

Astrophoto 2012, Tirgoviste, 2012

Astronomy Day, Bucharest, 2013

Skyphotography, Bucharest, 2013

Astronomy Photographer of the Year, Greenwich, 2013

Astronomy Photographer of the Year, Greenwich, 2014

Lights from the North, Bucharest, 2015

Astrophoto 2015, Tirgoviste, 2015

Astronomy Photographer of the Year, Greenwich, 2016

OLED Aurora, Bucharest, 2017

Silk Road at Night, Beijing, 2017

Northern Lights, Paris, 2017

Silk Road at Night, Shanghai, 2018