Photography by Tafari © 2018

Category : Weddings

August 29, 2013 A Real Bridey Wedding

"Imitation of Life" (1959) is one of my all time favorite movies! If you’ve seen the move then you know how emotional the ending is & I love it. My favorite scene is actually the scene where Annie is on her deathbed where she says to Ms. Laura “My pearl necklace...

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January 19, 2012 A Winter Wedding

A couple months ago, I received a referral from a friend (Thanks Bethany!!!) to photograph a small wedding reception that occurred last week. When I say small, I’m talking about really small. Nice. Intimate. Non-intense. Just nice…. The event was at The Whitney Restaurant, a

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November 6, 2011 Wedding Swag

One item that I love offering from Mpix is their custom DVD & disc covers to clients. They are super awesome… The right photo & design really makes for an nice presentation. And presentation is everything.

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September 30, 2011 One Hot Wedding

Tarian & Zahra Marks wed on a day in Detroit than can only be described as a scorcher! Well, maybe the day wasn’t a scorcher but the temperature inside of the First Congregational Church of Detroit certainly was. I mean it was so hot that I think I had two mini heat str

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August 25, 2011 Rainy Wedding Days

Last weekend, I took a road trip clear across the state to photograph Jeff & Ximena’s beach wedding. Jeff contacted me because Ximena’s sister, Linda was a wedding client of mine a few years ago and she suggested me for this occasion.  Now, I am considered to be the f

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August 14, 2011 Shooting Tarian & Zahra

Last Saturday, I hung out with and photographed an engagement session with my new friends, Tarian & Zarha. I met Tarian & Zarha virtually months ago through a mutual connection whom I met through a connection because of yet, another mutual connection about 3 years ago

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October 7, 2010 Post Wedding Accessories

One of my clients ordered DVDs of their wedding photos the other day & I spent a little time designing a surprise custom DVD holder & DVD covers. I rushed home today to open the packaged like a kid on Xmas. What I saw really excited me. The colors were popping like

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May 31, 2010 Weekend Nuptials

This past weekend, I worked the wedding of Jonathan & Eric Edwards with my home girl Cousin Dee. Jonathan & Erica's wedding was on the large side so I totally needed back up to make things happen the way that I wanted to. The cool thing is that Cousin Dee & I have

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January 31, 2010 Laying Back

I shot a wedding in Cancun back in August last year & took several personal photos on the beach. When I got back home, I realized that I accidentally deleted them all with the exception of a few. I was really bummed because the ones that I wanted the most were the ones th

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September 8, 2009 Her Married Now Momma

Over the Labor Day weekend, my best friend, road dog, & ace boom cool Cousin Dee got married to her long time boo Mato Allen (you know him as the “Yellow African”).The wedding was months in the making & of course, I was slated to be the photographer to capture their s

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