A photographer/photo based artist based in Karachi, Pakistan. He graduated in 2008 from the Indus Valley School of Art & Architecture. After a short stint in advertising, Humayun has been shooting commercially at "18% Grey” for the past decade, while curating and also participating in group shows locally and outside Pakistan.
His fashion, editorial and photojournalism work has been featured in local and international publications such as National Geographic Magazine, Vogue India, Roads & Kingdoms, The Guardian, Express Tribune and Dawn to name a few. He has also photographed for multiple artist books, coffee table books and catalogs.
Apart from commercial photography, Humayun has been a visiting faculty member at Habib University, IVS, Karachi University and Karachi Grammar School. He was an assistant curator for the first Karachi Biennale 2017 and for the Second International Public Art Festival Karachi in 2020. He has participated in the Picture Berlin Artist Residency in Germany 2014, the Canvas Gallery / Pioneer Cement Artist Residency in 2019 and was selected to be a participant of the Photography Visitors Program 2020 sponsored by the Goethe Institute.