Born in Los Angeles, Alexi has traveled extensively and his work spans four continents and more than 15 countries, including Australia and Israel, two of his favorite places.
His devotion to his art transform his photos of nature into more than just photos on a page. Alexi has always had a fascination with the ocean and water and his approach is unique and captivating, creating strong images that stay with you. He works in both black and white and color creating a distinctive style of his own.
In 2007, Alexi turned his passion into a business and founded his first company, TBS Photography, known for his stock photography selection and video montages. In 2009, AJR Photography was established specializing in shooting star-studded fund raising events, photographing school theatre productions, sporting events and celebrity events and the ability to follow around and document people visiting and/or touring and then create and design a website with the photos.
Some of his photographic credits include: President Shimon Peres, President Barack Obama, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Donna Summer, actors Jason Alexander and Paul Reiser; Musical genius, David Foster and his orchestra, Lionel Ritchie, The Four Tops, singer/actress Katherine McPhee, star of the new hit series SMASH, Israeli super stars, Rita, Sarit Hadad, and Danny Sanderson, one of the original founders of Kaveret, International singer and guitarist, David Broza, and world renowned, Italian tenor, multi-instrumentalist and classical crossover artist, Andrea Bocelli. Alexi has had the distinct pleasure of photographing Barbra Streisand not once, but on two occasions – at the FIDF Los Angeles Gala and the gallery opening of renowned artist, Maxine Smith in January, 2012. He also photographed James Brolin at this event and other Hollywood celebrities.
Alexi’s photos have appeared on AP and Reuters wire services, as well as: The Los Angeles Times, The LA Jewish Journal, Ha’Haretz – Israel and American edition, Yediot America and Israel’s Yediot Ahronot, Israel Weekly, Beverly Hills Courier, Beverly Hills 213, FIDF Website, YNET, Achbar Magazine – Israel, and Barbra Streisand’s official website.
Alexi has also published three books of his photographic works, including a book portraying photos from the five months he lived in Israel on a program called Tiferet.