Aninaru started his career in Bucharest, Romania, working for INNA, with whom he shot over 50 photo sessions, some of them being featured in magazines. He has photographed for covers of ELLE Romania, ELLE Bulgaria, Playboy Romania, Forbes Romania, FHM Romania, FHM France, FHM Russia, SHAPE Malaysia and CKM (Poland). and shot campaigns for Anastasia Beverly Hills, Pepsi Romania and Romanian record labels Roton, Cat Music and MediaPro Music. In 2012, Aninaru moved to Los Angeles and worked with Celine Dion, Ne-Yo, Jay Sean, Shontelle, The Janoskians, Michael Franti, Akcent, Alexandra Stan, James Goldstein, Falling in Reverse, Catrinel Menghia and Madalina Ghenea. Madalina Ghenea, the Romanian fashion model, said of Aninaru on her Facebook page - "I work with one of the greatest photographers in the world!". He also shot for Capitol Records and Sony Music.