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Portrait of Ari Rex

Ari captures emotion, mood, and atmosphere through his photography, revealing a deeply personal journey in each landscape, portrait, still life, or macro. His work blends spontaneous absorption with technical planning, uncovering the unseen beauty of everyday life and connecting with audiences through compelling visual stories.

Capturing the shot is just the start. Ari's editing process, while preserving the image's original essence as envisioned, enhances textures and colors to evoke the emotions and moods felt at that moment. It's about Ari listening to his own heart and mind, translating those feelings into a visual representation of the moment the shutter clicks.

Ari's dedication to perfection is evident in his decade-long portfolio, featuring work for notable clients like Cathay Pacific, Australian Government, Questacon, Virgin Australia, Foxtel, ANU, and Canon Australia. His distinctive style and extensive knowledge have earned him national and international recognition.

Fluent in English, Albanian, and Italian, Ari graduated with an advanced diploma in photography from CIT Canberra in 2016. His Milky Way photography workshops are highly sought after by photographers worldwide, and his work is showcased in various publications and galleries.

With nearly 70,000 followers on social media, Ari is committed to sharing his passion and expertise, offering specialized workshops to inspire and cultivate the next generation of photographers. His stunning wall art photographs are available for purchase, licensing, and digital downloads, allowing others to bring his captivating images into their own spaces. For Ari, there's nothing more magical than capturing the full splendor of the Milky Way, a skill he loves to teach to others.


  • 2020 "The Annual" Capture Magazine, Landscape

  • 2020 2nd Place Australian Professional Photography Awards SLA "Celebrations" Category

  • 2020 World Photography Cup Winning Team -Represented Team Australia

  • 2020 5 Times Honourable Mention IPA International Photo Awards

  • 2020 2 Times Bronze Awards, International Pano Awards

  • 2020 3 Times Honourable Mention, The Mono Awards 

  • 2020 Jury Top 5 Selection IPA International Photo Awards

  • 2020 Finalist, Documentary, Australian Photography Awards

  • 2020 Semi Finalist, Australian Professional Photography Awards SLA, "Journeys"

  • 2020 Finalist  AIPP Silver Lining Awards , "Isolated"

  • 2020 2 Times Semi Finalist  AIPP Silver Lining Awards , "Celebration"

  • 2020 Semi Finalist  AIPP Silver Lining Awards , "Goods And Services"