Adam Ferguson

Photographer, Australia visit website

Adam Ferguson

2018, 1st prize World Press Photo of the Year Nominee

2010, 1st prize singles, Spot News

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Adam Ferguson (b.1978) was born and grew up in regional New South Wales, Australia.

He studied photography at the Queensland College of Art, Griffith University. After graduating he traveled from port to port through the Caribbean and Mediterranean as crew on a sailboat to fund the start of his photographic career.

Ferguson first gained recognition for his work in 2009 when he embarked on a sustained survey of the US-led war in Afghanistan. Since that time he has worked internationally with a focus on conflict, contributing to The New York Times, Time Magazine and National Geographic, amongst others.

Over the years he has been the recipient of awards from World Press Photo, Pictures of the Year International, Photo District News, National Portrait Gallery of Australia, American Photography and his photographs have been included in several solo and group exhibitions worldwide.

He lives in Brooklyn, New York and is working on two monographs: a war diary of his time in Afghanistan and a critique of contemporary regional Australian identity.

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WORLD PRESS PHOTO INVOLVEMENT

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Australian participant Adam Ferguson discusses his photo story, Afghanistan: America at War.
See the photo story here: http://www.worldpressphoto.org/photo/jsm2010adamferguson01

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