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Archive : September 2011

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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September 26, 2011

I was walking down 1st Ave on my way to the subway station to meet friends for drinks when I noticed this guy walking past me. He was walking with a hurried pace, his back was hunched, his hair was blowing everywhere & he had a scowl on his face. Before he got too far ahea

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September 25, 2011 Shooting Megan Pouncy

I met Megan Pouncy thanks to a great referral from friend & client Amber Cabral a few months ago. When Megan & I initially talked, she shared her needs for headshots as part of a October 2011 launch for her brand new blog titled Vino Dream geared toward Detroit area w

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September 18, 2011

Telling you that I’m excited about winning a contract with the [Detroit] Parade Company for their fall events would be an understatement! When I submitted my RFQ, I was nervous as ever! Last week, my nervousness was set aside when I was contacted with the offer. Up next is

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September 18, 2011 Pompadour, Lashes & Personality

I was in the media riser photographing the Tracy Reese runway show at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week when I spotted Brooklyn based singer “Raye6” in the audience. From her serious pompadour, you can imagine that she was not easy to miss. After the show, I quickly packed my cam

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September 16, 2011

Mercedes Benz Fashion Week is officially over & I survived the madness for five days…. This season for me was the best of the three that I have attended for one major reason & that is because I refused to let anyone or anything stress me out. This means that I got int

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September 14, 2011

I caught up with celebrity stylist & soon to be reality star (VH1), June Ambrose Monday at Lincoln Center rocking some funky "shoegasmic" ice skate inspired heels. Filming is going on now & more details are forthcoming on her show. Stay tuned to my friends The NYLA Rep

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September 8, 2011

I'm at Lincoln Center & Mercedes Benz Fashion Week is going down. The fashion savvy & fashion victims are all out & about making this the place to be for the next week. Stay tuned to my [mis]adventures on Twitter here: @photosbytafari.

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September 6, 2011

My 3rd Mercedes Benz Fashion Week experience is officially underway! Telling you that I'm looking forward to spending a week in my favorite city living the life of an assignment photographer/social butterfly would be a total understatement. Today & Tomorrow, I'll be runnign

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September 5, 2011

I'm not sure if you have been able to tell or not but many of the images that I've been posting lately were taken with my iPhone using the Camera+ app. You know I keep singing the praises of the iPhone 4 camera and I'm anxious to see how the camera will improve with the next ver

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