Hussein Katz was raised in Los Angeles and resided in London & New York before returning to L.A. He attended CCA in Oakland, CA then left to work as a photo assistant for many years before transitoning to a working photographer.
Hussein’s photographs have appeared in The N.Y. Times Magazine, ELLE, Wired, Hollywood Reporter, Billboard, People, Los Angeles Magazine, Marie Claire, Glamour, VOGUE Nippon, DUNE, Teen VOGUE, Lucky, and NYLON, amongst other publications. Other clients include HBO, National Geographic Channel, Noxzema, Prescriptives, Liz Goldwyn Films, STARZ, and Concord Records.
In addition to his freelance, editorial, & commercial assignments, Hussein works on personal projects which have included documenting the DAPL protesters in Standing Rock, N.D. & currently the original architects of the historic 1992 gang truce between Bloods & Crips in Watts, CA.