Alex Conu

Alex Conu  is an award-winning photographer living in the Lofoten Islands, Norway. Alex in an Ambassador for the Tough line of cameras from Olympus. He is known worldwide for his astrophotography and was shortlisted multiple times for the Astronomy Photographer of the Year contest.

“I’ve been working with Fornax Mount’s LighTrack series since their first model. And it was love at first sight or at first track, actually. It fits in my hand luggage when I fly, it offers crazy accurate tracking and it’s built by people who love the night sky.” 
(Alex Conu)

alex conu with lightrack ii

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. 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. With a solid experience in advertising photography, Alex now concentrates on adventure photography. His favourite playground is the Lofoten Archipelago. Alex loves experiment in photography like Polaroids, pinhole or strange cameras.

LighTrack II full set

Get closer to the skies by visiting, his astrophotography website.

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

alex conu astrophoto lightrack ii
Three Galaxies by Alex Conu. Tracked with LighTrack II + FMW-200 Wedge

eclipse of the sun

Diamondring (Eclipse of the Sun – 2017) by ALex Conu