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Archive : August 2011

August 31, 2011

This time last year, I was nervous as hell about photographing at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week for my friends at The NYLA Report. I had an idea of what to expect but that did not settle my anxiousness at all. You may remember me talking about it non-stop. With two seasons of Merc

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August 27, 2011

So, I'm posting this from NYC in the wake of hurricane Irene. Im hoping that Im able to get home by Tuesday night. I really am.... Stay tuned! --------------------- Last weekend, I had an idea to photograph Black women with natural hairstyles in Detroit for a mini interview pr

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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 22, 2011

One of the VERY 1st CDs that I EVERY purchased was Rachelle Ferrell’s self titled album “Rachelle Ferrell” back in 1992. I purchased the album because I fell in love with her voice on “No Rhyme, No Reason” by George Duke, where she was on background vocals. I was infat

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August 21, 2011

I don't a foot fetish or anything like that but I love seeing a woman in a nice pair of high heels. Totally & undeniably sexy!

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August 18, 2011

Last Sunday, I attended the honeyBOOM launch party, which was held midtown Detroit at the Alley Deck. Initially, I was going to enjoy myself, kick with my girl Ris Tena (owner of honeyBOOM), have a few cocktails and enjoy the fashion show. When I got to the event, I was in suc

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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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August 11, 2011

I'm gonna be honest; I'm not a big fan of Frida Kahlo's work. That may be because I'm freaked out by unibrows. Yes, I'm superficial..... Even with my aversion to unibrows, I do love this quote from Frida. It's very inspiring! I spotted this art installation at famed chef/rest

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August 10, 2011 Eyes Wide Shut

It was a Friday evening & I was in Harold Square waiting to meet friends when I bumped into this young man. He was dressed rather handsomely so I had to stop him for a photo. I got two images and his eyes were closed in both of them but I guess that's ok. It is what it is.

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August 8, 2011

What's not to love about tiger lilies? Especially bright pink ones... Actually, the lilies in my garden are your standard range variety but sometimes when I'm processing images, my mind wonders, then I tend to chop & screw colors like Michael Watts does beats. Life would b

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