Hank Paul is an incredible photographer based of Sydney Australia. Hank (he/him) is a full-time wedding photographer and educator based in Sydney, Australia, specializing in sustainable and inclusive weddings. He is a lover of board games, indoor plants and all forms of fried potato. He is a co-host of the Profit on the Margins podcast, author of the book “Queer-Owned”, and creator of Queer Wedding Ally Training.
This is a podcast conversation about how to use inclusive language but especially inclusive language at weddings because weddings tend to be very gendered, heteronormative and bride centric. What I loved about this podcast is that this conversation with Hank is so much more than just review your website and your forms and replace outdated language with inclusive language, but also your in-person while your meeting with couples and even while your photographing. The conversations biggest impact for me was about ¾ of the way through the episode. The layers of this conversation build to how being more inclusive ends up making you a better photographer because you’re giving your clients what they deserve by seeing them as individuals and totally unique vs. this one size fits all approach.
Some of the main points that we cover in the episode are:
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