Photography by Tafari © 2018

Category : Ala Tafari

May 28, 2015 Welcome to the Humble Ranch

Last week, I hosted my first official [housewarming] party of the year at my new home, the Humble Ranch. So many of my family & friends came out to celebrate this awesome life event with me. It was a simple affair complete with excellent texture, color, design, drink, &amp

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April 13, 2015 Photos Using Enlight

A few weeks ago, I downloaded the new photo editing app iPhone app, Enlight. I can’t stop playing with this app. Once you get the hang of the crazy amount of options, the sky is the limit when it comes to your creativity. Admittedly, I am not one who does or even knows how

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March 30, 2015 Styling in Silks & Linens

Last week, I attended a Louis Vuitton V Collection launch party this week and wore an awesome silk scarf made by my friend Ellen M. She has some amazing & versatile designs. The scarf that I'm rocking as a cravat actually has so many colors that I can wear it with a variety o

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March 24, 2015 When Momma Visits

My momma came for a visit recently & I was so very happy to see her, smell her, touch her… Having her in my new home for the first time made the visit extra special. I needed her official stamp of approval that only a mother could give. After she got settled in &

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March 17, 2015 Beautiful Baby Boy

Several months ago, I posted about Cousin Dee & her husband, Mato readying themselves for their 1st baby.  Well… Mato Jr. is here & he’s awesome! The day he was born was such an emotional rush. Beautiful! We took these photos recently and I swear this is THE la

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March 2, 2015 Living In Peace

“Anger, can make you old, yes it can I said anger, can make you sick, children… oh Jesus Anger destroys your soul Rage, there’s no room for rage in there There’s no room for rage in here Line up some place to go to be mad It’s a sin to treat your body bad” Ma

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February 20, 2015 Happy at Home

Three years ago, I made a plan to purchase a home. Last week, the plan materialized & I’m beyond happy. Staying committed to the plan was a little rough as I had to really resift my priorities to make things happen but it was worth all of the sacrifices. Waking up to

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November 7, 2014 She's Having A Baby: The Allen Family

My cousin, best best best friend, Cousin Dee is having a baby!!! She broke the news several months ago and it was the best news ever. Of course, I had to photograph this wonderful moment in my family's history. The image above is my absolute favorite from our little session. W

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November 7, 2014 Working With A Sheroe: Alice Walker

Last week, I was contacted to photograph one of my favorite artists… ALICE WALKER. Needless to say, I was very excited & totally looking forward to the opportunity. Fast forward to the day of the event… I woke up feeling very bad, horrible, like death was upon me. I

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October 29, 2014 Tafari Cooks: Mac & Cheese

I was recently introduced to a new cheese the other day & I kinda fell in love with it. The cheese? Cheddar with caramelized onion from Trader Joe's!!! As I enjoyed it the other day with olives, peppers, & wine, I thought about how good the cheese would be in a mac &a

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