Adam Ferguson (b.1978) 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 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. This work received awards from World Press Photo, Pictures of the Year International and Photo District News.
Since that time he has worked in Iraq, India, Jordan, Israel, Palestinian Territories, Greece, Nepal, Myanmar, Thailand, Pakistan, Kenya, Egypt, Nigeria, United Kingdom and his homeland Australia. His work has appeared in New York Magazine, TIME Magazine, The New York Times Magazine, The New York Times, The New Yorker, Wired, National Geographic and Vanity Fair, among others.