Alex is a working cinematographer and a third-generation photographer. He attended Columbia College Chicago where he studied multiple facets of the filmmaking industry and focused primarily on cinematography and lighting. After receiving his degree in 2009, he moved to Detroit where he freelanced for five years in both filmmaking and photography fields. Eventually he landed a position as Lead Cinematographer, Photographer and Editor with production company in downtown Detroit where he worked for three and a half years.

After leaving his job in 2017, Alex has returned to the freelance world once again. When he's not busy shooting, editing or working with his clients, he chooses to focus on traditional film photography and spending quality time with his dog, Oskar.