Nick Adams is a documentary photographer.
Adams grew up in Nederland, Texas and by the time he was in high school, he was already working as a photojournalist for the weekly paper Reporter News. He later attended Western Kentucky University to refine his technical skills and moved into a career of professional photojournalism.
Over the years, he has been a photographer for Temple Daily Telegram, conglomerate Patuxent Publishing, Galveston Daily News, Appeal-Democrat and The Register-Mail in Galesburg, Ill. His clients include Reuters, USA Today, Education Week, Disney, Southern Poverty Law Center, and The Humane Society of the United States.
In addition to his daily assignments, Adams has tackled larger documentary projects. His ability to reach out across socio-economic and cultural barriers is evident in the final product. Longer-term projects have included an in-depth look at bariatric surgery and its impact on the recipient and her family, a multi-media project about a down-and-out sailor, the daily life of a family when the father was deployed, an exposé on people living in a modern-day Hooverville, and a look into the lives of teens in a small town.
His kit includes video and digital Canon cameras, underwater gear, remotes, on-location strobes, and multi-media equipment.
Adams is a member of the National Press Photographers Association and American Society of Media Photographers.
He was recently named NPPA Region 5 Photographer of the Year.
Adams is a visual journalist in Eureka, California.