Octav Ganea is a Romanian press photographer, born and raised in Bucharest.He got his higher education at the University of Fine Arts in Bucharest, majoring in photography and while finishing up his studies he was employed at the national privately run daily newspaper Gandul and is, at the moment, a staff photographer for Mediafax Group.


After recently taking part in the SEE New Perspectives Master Class organized by Bosch Stiftung and World Press Photo, he has developed an interest in photo essays and story telling, is currently working on a number of stories and has joined the Balkan Photographers Collective hoping to better depict the Balkan spirit of people and preserve the unique traits of the ares inhabitants in compelling photo testimony.






Projects from Octav Ganea    

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