By Crystal Chung @crystalkchung

A PHOTOGRAPHER has captured breathtaking images of Romanian landscapes with a £200 camera, proving that you don’t need expensive equipment to produce impressive pictures

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Alex believes that Autumn is a very special time for landscape photographers; with the pallets of colours and the perfect light strength

Alex Robciuc, 30, from Maramures County, Romania, started photographing the countryside around his home town in 2010 to showcase what he believes to be one of the last places in Europe that has managed to preserve its traditions.

It is surprising to most that Robciuc’s images were taken using his £200 camera

Robciuc said: “Most of my pictures were taken in Maramures County, which has managed to preserve its nature and traditions as they were hundreds of years ago.”

For Alex, the goal was for the images to show viewers the parts of nature that have been unchanged by man

“My previous job as a land engineer, and my current job as a photo editor, have given me the opportunity to find interesting and beautiful places to capture such as hidden areas, unique lands and people.”

The former land engineer's stunning images show the foggy mornings around the Romanian Carpathian Mountains

He added: “Autumn is a very special time for landscape photographers, with the pallets of colours and the perfect light strength.”

The self-taught photographer used several filters and a tripod for long exposure

The self-taught photographer’s autumn images are particularly picturesque as they show the breathtaking foggy mornings around the Romanian Carpathian Mountains.

Robciuc's current and previous job allowed him to explore many hidden areas

But perhaps the most remarkable thing about Robciuc’s images is that they were taken using his £200 camera.

Alex's photos show that you don't need expensive equipment to take beautiful photos

He said: “I didn’t have access to a lens that cost thousands of dollars, so I had to improvise with different equipments.

He said: “I didn’t have access to a lens that cost thousands of dollars, so I had to improvise."

“I used some filters, a tripod for long exposure and some editing techniques.”

For Alex, the goal was to show viewers the parts of nature that have been unchanged by man and to inspire others to pick up their camera, no matter how inexpensive.

After his images went viral, Alex was contacted by many aspiring photographers for tips

He explained: “I wanted to try and capture the beauty of my surroundings and to capture a view that is similar to what my ancestors saw a couple of a hundred years back on a chilly and foggy morning.”

The snapper believes that Maramures County is one of the last places to preserve its nature and traditions

After his images went viral, Alex was contacted by many aspiring photographers around the world asking what equipment was necessary to create such beautiful landscape photos.

He said: “A photographer does not need expensive equipment to take great pictures, they just need to have patience, passion and to find the perfect moment."