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Archive : February 2011

February 28, 2011

"He’s waited at bus stops all his life He’s been in and out of those spaces Seein’ eyes that spoke to him From sad and gifted places Sad and gifted places He’s on his way He’s goin’ to hollywood He’s bussin’ it to hollywood Show him the way He’s movin’ to h

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February 26, 2011

What's your addiction? Is it money? Is it masturbation? Is it weed? Is it Angry Birds? I've been afflicted by not one, not two, not three, but all four. Hi, my name is Tafari & I'm.... I started playing Angry Birds about a month ago and ever since, I have been unable to quit

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February 25, 2011

While perched at the Top of the Rock waiting for the sun to set so that I could photograph the skyline in a time lapse series, The young woman above asked if I would take a photo of her and her friend who were visiting from France. They really didn’t speak English, or perhap

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February 24, 2011

After the last season of America’s Next Top Model, I said that I was no longer gonna watch the show. The show that I used to love. I got sick of the over the top challenges, the colorism issues between the Black girls, the endless company and product plugging etc. It just bec

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February 23, 2011

When I saw this Mercedes Benz illustration on Kiss My Black Ads, I got a little hype. Talk about cool design that appeals to my right brained self.  The imagery alone is stimulating but the brain descriptions read like poetry. Doesn't seem like much of a cars sales ad but hey!

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February 21, 2011

Over the last couple of months during various trips to NYC, I completed my NYC Analog Portraits series. For some strange reason, I was a little apprehensive about completing this during the winter months because I felt that winter wear (coats, hates, scarves, etc) would detract

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February 18, 2011

Last Friday while in NY, I got an invite to attend famed costume designer Patricia Field’s Disco Valentine's Ball.  I had no idea what I was in for at all. I just knew I was going and that there was some costume contest. So I show up to the party & before I got to the ve

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February 17, 2011

I went, I saw, I shot, I got into a few fights, I got tired, I got recognized, I am back home. My Mercedes Benz Fashion Week experience is over and I’m happy with how things went the second time around overall. Hopefully, you followed my journey on Facebook or Twitter and s

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February 16, 2011

I'm back from that little even known as Mercedes Benz Fashion Week & I am tired as hell. Over the last few days, I have been organizing & setting up all of my photos from the 17 fashion shows & presentations that I attended. While in NYC, I also completed my NYC Analog Portra

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February 10, 2011

It. Has. Begun! Follow my fashion week escapades on Twitter @photosbytafari & @thenylareport I'll also be posting on The NYLA Reports Facebook fan page.

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