Hamid moved to London at a young age where he lived and grew up. He obtained a bachelors and masters in Architecture from London and Birmingham polytechnics respectively and moved to the United States in 1990. In Chicago,where he lived for 12 years, he worked as an architect for a number of major firms such as S.O.M. and Mc Donalds Corporation. He moved to Florida where he pursued his architectural career while taking up photography as a hobby. This self- taught hobby became a full time profession in 2008 and continues to be his passion today. He has worked with many modeling agencies in Miami, as a test photographer, as well as working with publications such as Ocean Drive Magazine.