"At a time when distractions are ever-present, Hank encouraged us to be present in the moment and with each other, and made us feel so at ease that we needn't have worried whether we're photogenic or not." - Liv & Dean, married November 2020.
The feeling of having a favourite person is ineffable. Let alone the feeling of wanting to spend the rest of your life with them. Some folks try to describe this feeling using words such as romance, or marriage. Personally, I've given up on trying to describe it. Instead, I show it.
I specialise in photographing sustainable and inclusive weddings in Sydney and the surrounding region. When I'm not working, you can usually find me eating Oreos, daydreaming about my next overseas adventure or playing a board game with friends.
I am committed to being a photographer that is guided by my personal values of justice and impact. To me, justice is generosity. It is advocacy. It is living for someone other than yourself - kinda like marriage.
I am passionate about climate justice, deconstructing colonialism, and queer visibility. As a queer person myself, I have seen how hard people have fought for the right to marry the person they love most.
It is the greatest privilege to watch and document two lives joining together, and it would an honour to do the same for you. Visit my website to see a bigger selection of my portfolio and to access some of my wedding planning resources.
You can read more about my approach to weddings in my Less Stuff, More Meaning blog post on '10 ways to create an inclusive wedding'.
Henry Paul Photography is also proudly carbon neutral.