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Saroyan Humphrey is a portrait, editorial and fine art photographer based in San Francisco. He first started making photos at age 8 while attending a darkroom photography class during summer school near Providence, RI, where he lived with his poet father and librarian mother (he was named after author William Saroyan). Soon after leaving college, Saroyan moved to the West Coast and began his professional career as an art director/graphic designer. While continuing his award-winning design work, Saroyan uses both digital and analog cameras and has worked with clothing companies, record labels, magazines, and design agencies.
Saroyan’s first book, Guide to Northern & Central California Raceways, published in March 2015, is the only title of its kind, detailing the thrill of local motorsports from both sides of the fence.
Selected client & publication list
American Honda Motor Company • Autoweek • Bicycling • Blurb • Canadian Automobile Association • City of Hope • Diablo • Hagerty • Momentum Worldwide • Observer New Review • Red Bull Media • Road & Track • San Francisco • Stanford Alumni Association • Team Detroit • Totem • Triple Aught Design • Vox Creative
‘Plastic Fantastic’ Don’t Take Pictures, April 2017
‘Totem brings home Ozzie awards’ Totem blog, October 2016
‘Tune in to this haunting photo series about life on the road’ Format Magazine, March 2015
‘Artist Reception’ PhotoworksSF, February 2012
International Juried Plastic Camera Show, Rayko, San Francisco (2017)
Samples, Photoworks, San Francisco (2017)
International Juried Plastic Camera Show, Rayko, San Francisco (2014)
International Juried Plastic Camera Show, Rayko, San Francisco (2013)
International Juried Plastic Camera Show, Rayko, San Francisco (2012)
Samples, Photoworks, San Francisco (2012)
Gallery@Print Space, London (2011)
Vacancy, GreenCat (tbd)
Guide to Northern & Central California Raceways, GreenCat (2015)
Full Brazilian, (Cover), Nero/Black Inc. (2014)
Photoworks #5, (pages 20-21), PhotoworksSF (2012)
Photoworks #3, (pages 32-33) PhotoworksSF (2011)
Unlimited Grain #1, (pages 100-101), THIAPS (2010)
Quite Useless #1, Paperwaste (2008).