Interview with Day One Perspective

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“You’ve spoken about how the photography industry favors men — from hiring practices to equipment designed for mens’ bodies. How can women and people of color fight for their place in this industry?

There’s a lot to be done. It’s our culture and the way our brains have been programmed with biases.

People don’t realize they are treating women differently on set sometimes; people don’t bring their A-game when working with women. As a woman on set you have to be bossy directing things, but it can be hard if people aren’t ready to take direction from a woman. There’s got to be a lot of work to do to change the culture—starting with the culture, you can transform industries. The people doing the hiring simply need to hire more women and people of color. People can’t get experience if they are never hired.”

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