Adam Allegro is a Professional Travel Photographer who resides in the city of Agoura Hills, California.
A class of 2005 graduate of the United States Naval Academy, Adam was awarded his commission as a Surface Warfare Officer in the Navy's AEGIS Guided Missile Destroyer fleet. He served on both the USS BULKELEY (DDG 84) in Norfolk, Virginia and the USS HOPPER (DDG 70) in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. He is a veteran of three deployments to the Persian Gulf, as well as two surge deployments to East Asia. At the rank of Lieutenant, Adam completed his service in August 2012 after a three-year shore assignment, serving as a Fleet Scheduler and Planning Officer at the US Sixth Fleet Headquarters in Naples, Italy.
Adam has spent considerable time traveling throughout many different countries around the world: France, Monaco, Spain, Portugal, Sweden, Belgium, Italy, Sicily (Italy), Elba (Italy), Croatia, Bulgaria, Romania, Turkey, Hungary, Austria, Switzerland, Denmark, The Netherlands, Malta, England, Gibraltar (UK), Scotland (UK), Ireland, Greece, Cyprus, Azerbaijan, Luxembourg, The Czech Republic, Germany, Israel, Bahrain, Dubai, Costa Rica, Mexico, Canada, Japan, Guam, Singapore, Thailand, South Korea, Malaysia, and the Republic of Palau. He also has extensive travel experience in the United States.
The distinctive photographic and narrative work of Adam Allegro has been featured in a variety of Photography and Travel publications. Such include, both in print and online, The Los Angeles Times, Discovery, Huffington Post, National Geographic, Lucky Magazine, ABC News, Lightstalking.com, Popular Photo, and Earthshots.org. Current Recognition is with the Department of State's "Art in Embassies" 50th Anniversary Project. Adam is a member of the PPA (Professional Photographers of America) and a photography contributor to iStockPhoto (Getty Images).
Adam is also a regular contributor to the Los Angeles Times "Offbeat Travel Blog", Naples Panorama Newspaper, CNN iReport and is a featured photographer for SusanRockefeller.com.
Adam Allegro maintains a popular Travel Photography blog @ http://catchthejiffy.com/. Beginning December 2012, you are welcome to follow his upcoming backpacking adventures and compelling photography throughout Asia.
Adam's Fine Art Prints are available for purchase at http://adamallegro.smugmug.com/.