Alexey Orlov was born in 1963 in town Yoshkar-Ola in the depths of Russia. That's where he grew up, was brought up and got higher education. After military service he took a great interest in photograph and started attending a local photoclub. In 1991 he joined Russian Union of Art Photographers. Since then Alexey has participated in numerous club exhibitions in his local town and in international photofestivals of Russia actively. Since 2005 for the author has started a productive period of exhibitions in biennale of Moscow House of Photography. In 2008 his personal exhibition took place in gallery "Photosojuz". Author's works dwell in collection of Multimedia Art Museum, Moscow (MAMM). At present Alexey lives in his home town and is working at some new projects.

Selected solo Exhibition:

 2017 "Russian Garden". Multimedia Art Museum, Moscow.

 2012  “On The Road Notes”,  Moscow House of Photography,  Russia.

 2009  “Alone in The Field”, Moscow House of Photography,  Russia.

 2008  Personal exhibition in gallery "Photosoyuz",  Moscow,  Russia.

 2005  “Calm People”, Moscow House of Photography,  Russia.

 1993 “Adventures of Alexey Orlov”, gallery "Phoenix", Yoshkar-Ola, Russia.

 Selected group Exhibition:

2023 "The silent ones" exposition. Festival PhotoTop, Portrait. Classic Photography Gallery, Moscow.

2012  “Accompanying; into the memory”.   International Photofestival. Seoul, Korea.

 2011 “Help Earth”, Seoul, Korea

 2011 “Photosoyuz-2011”, Chelyabinsk, Russia.

 2007 International Photofestival  “Siberian Biennale”, Surgut, Russia.

 2006 International Photofestival  “Volga Biennale”, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia.