Ádám Urbán was virtually born into the photography and news making. His parents were working in these professions. His mother was a layout editor, art director, his father was a socio photographer. His interest towards photography began to be serious at the age of seventeen. He spent his summer holidays as an assistant in the advertising photographer's, Péter Záray's, studio, where the professional advertising photography catches became imbued into him. He had a part in starting the first electronical musical magazine's (Freee) launch, with this he could be the first party photographer of he country. Beside this he made fashion-, portrait and advertising photoes for various agencies. He gained serious life experience during the four months spent with György Faludy, taking the famous outrageous series of the huge poet and his young wife.
- Still life