Adam Ferguson is a photographer based in New York City. Ferguson was born and grew up in regional New South Wales, Australia before studying photography at the Queensland College of Art, Griffith University. After graduating he travelled from port to port through the Caribbean and Mediterranean as crew on a sailboat to fund the launch 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, contributing to The New York Times, Time Magazine and National Geographic. Since that time he has worked internationally with a focus on conflict and civilians caught amidst geopolitical forces.
Over the years he has been the recipient of multiple awards from Photo District News, American Photography, World Press Photo, Pictures of the Year International, The National Portrait Gallery of Australia, amongst others.