Hamzeh Zahran is a photographer and photo editor living in San Francisco. Originally from Amman, Jordan, he came to the United States in 2009, and graduated from Suffolk University in Boston in 2015. He has lived in New York and San Francisco, and he has worked at Magnum Photos, the International Center of Photography, Blink.la, and currently at Airbnb.
Zahran works primarily in the fields of documentary and conceptual photography. Recent projects include “10 Years After the War,” about armed conflict in southern Lebanon, “Mukhmal,” about LGBTQ people in the Middle East, and “Be my lil baby!,” about his personal experiences as a young immigrant in the United States and the accompanying sense of wandering and displacement.
His work has been featured in Beyond Kings, Go, Leica Camera Blog, Tagsters, Venture (Suffolk University), and Vita.it, and his clients have included Philadelphia Skateboards, Pondicheri Café, Public Society, and the Syrian American Medical Society (SAMS). He has also volunteered with ACTED, The Bedouins Skateboard Artivism, and ICNA Relief.
Selected - “Be My Lil Baby!” - Photo Festival Lenzburg - Times under Pressure. Lenzburg, Switzerland.