Hamada graduated from the University of Florida. He studied photojournalism as the major and theatre as the minor. He is currently a photography intern at the Ledger in Lakelalnd, Fla.
He has interned at the Jacksonville Business Journal and now-discontinued business online paper in Naples, Fla., and has been a contributing photographer at the Independent Alligator. He also has backpacked in Europe in the summer of 2011 to capture moments in daily lives of the local people as well as special occasions such as the British royal wedding in London and the Winter Olympics selection ceremony in Munich, Germany.