Ali Alriffai
Alpha Universe

Ali Alriffai

Bahrain

From the sensitive and bold to the informal and familiar, the little subtleties of my subjects are well considered time after time when captured through my lens.

Ali Alriffai is an award-winning and acclaimed commercial and editorial photographer based in the Kingdom of Bahrain, proves the adage every time he gets behind a camera. Ali's passion for photography started in 1996 while still working at a petrochemical company. His career took off eight years later in 2004 when advertising agencies started to notice his work. That's when he took his first leap of faith and quit his day job to pursue the challenge of creating engaging, contemporary portraits and captivating, dramatic composites. He is widely known for his technical insight and ability to tackle the toughest of photographic challenges. From the sensitive and bold to the informal and familiar, the little subtleties of his subjects are well considered time after time as he captures them through his lens. With a career that includes well over 600 assignments, Ali has built an extensive and reputable portfolio containing work done for clients ranging from giants in the telecommunication and finance industries to national campaigns, sports, fashion, fine art, and editorials. While away from his cameras, he conducts local and regional workshops and spends a great deal of time traveling, making the world his studio.

Ali 's Gear

ILCE-9

α9 

ILCE-9

ILCE-7RM3

α7R III 

ILCE-7RM3

ILCE-7RM2

α7R II 

ILCE-7RM2

SEL2470GM

FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM

SEL2470GM

SEL85F14GM

FE 85mm F1.4 GM

SEL85F14GM

SEL70200GM

FE 70-200mm F2.8 GM OSS

SEL70200GM