Arming himself with a camera, bicycle and an adventurer’s spirit, Adam Birkan set out to photograph the world at an early age. After traveling to 34 countries in five years, Birkan has settled into capturing meaningful stories in unlikely places. He brings a unique perspective to every shoot and location by immersing himself in the culture, enabling him to better appreciate both his surroundings and subjects.


Adam Birkan has been named one of Magnum’s 30 Under 30 and PDN's 30 New and Emerging Photographers to Watch. He has a Bachelors of Science degree in Visual Communication with an emphasis on Photojournalism from Ohio University.


Select Clients: Vogue, The New York Times, AFAR, GQ, The New Yorker, The Sunday Times Magazine, Bloomberg Businessweek, GQ Style, Monocle, Free Men's World and Boat Magazine.



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