Adam Amengual is a Los Angeles based photographer. He was born in Queens, NY and raised on the North Shore of Massachusetts. His father Angelo gave him his first camera at 12 and he started documenting his friends and his surroundings. After studying the basics of photography in high school he continued his photographic education at both Massachusetts College of Art and Parsons School of Design. After art school Adam lived in Brooklyn, NY and began assisting photographers in advertising, fashion, celebrity, and music. While assisting Adam worked with many well established photographers including Danielle Levitt, Art Streiber, Cass Bird and Ben Watts, just to name a few. When not taking pictures he can be found surfing, camping, and road tripping.
His project entitled "Homies" has been featured in Exit magazine, Blink magazine and blogs such as Time's Lightbox, Prison Photography, This Is the What, Conscientious, and We Can Shoot Too and is in the permanent collection at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
Adam has received several awards for his work:
-The Sony Emerging Photographer Award 2012
-Honorable mention in En Foco's New Works Photography Awards #15 Fellowship, 2011-12.
-"Homies" was featured in the PDN Photo annual 2012 and the American Photography 28
The Hollywood Reporter
New York Magazine
The New York Times
One Girl Can
Time Out New York
The U.S. State Department
The Sony Emerging Photographer Award 2012
Honorable mention in En Foco's New Works Photography Awards #15 Fellowship, 2011-12
"Homies" was featured in the PDN Photo annual 2012 and the American Photography 28
Selected as one of Digital Photo Pro Magazine's 2012 "Emerging Pro"