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Sharif Hamza


The photographer has lensed campaigns for H&M and Topman and has created exuberant editorial images featured in numerous international editions of Vogue, among other titles.


Fashion photographer Sharif Hamza began his career in 2010, shooting the October cover for British magazine Dazed & Confused, quickly gaining recognition for his vibrant compositions and innovative use of light. The young photographer has since collaborated on numerous editorial and cover shoots for publications such as Vogue Japan, China and Arabia, V, AnOther, Interview, Allure and Love and has worked on advertising campaigns for the likes of Ralph Lauren , Levi's, Nike, Bobbi Brown, Steve Madden and Uniqlo. Adept in both print and film mediums, Hamza has also established himself as a prominent fashion film director and has produced campaigns for H&M, Dior Homme, J.W. Anderson and Topman.

A former assistant to New York-based photographer Steven Klein , Hamza honed his skills working alongside Klein on magazine editorials, and on shoots with notable personalities such as Victoria Beckham and Lara Stone before launching his freelance career. The British native is now based between New York and London and has secured representation through Anne de Boucheron, Inc.

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