Photography by Tafari © 2019

Category : Blackanomics

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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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 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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May 31, 2012 Ain't No Freebies Here

I get requests often from agencies, individuals etc asking me for permission to use my photos for various projects. More often than not, the request come with the following line "I don't have a budget but will give you credit." When I read that bit, it's a wrap. I don't need c

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May 6, 2012 Color Outside the Lines

Since graduating last week, I know that this world is mine.  I will color outside the lines because I can & have the know how. - I am an artist - I am a human - I make shit happen… “It's like you come onto this planet with a crayon box. Now, you may get the 8-p

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February 5, 2012

Most invitations to New York Fashion Week shows are quite mundane to say the least. For the most part, they do not get me excited, make me want to RSVP or know more about what’s going to be shown. Yesterday, I got this HOT image as part of a fashion presentation invite from d

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October 24, 2011

"I am reciting the rain caught in my spleen These lips can not swim Only my breast wild as black waves I met the collector of rain once who went to sleep in my sleeve Is his alibi still under my arm? I keep coughing up butterflies My entrails trail albinos' tunes His voi

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May 18, 2011

So I got ahold of a 2nd generation iPad last week after waiting nearly a month for it to be delivered. Not sure if I mentioned it here, but I was not feeling the idea of buying an iPad since it was 1st introduced in  spring of 2010 because it seemed like a big ass iPhone witho

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May 6, 2011

This ceviche was prepared by me. I shopped for the fresh ingredients. I sliced that avocado to perfection. I styled the plate. I took the photograph. I ate the ceviche. I processed the photo. I posted to photo to Flickr so that I could share my recipe and image with friends and

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May 5, 2011

I’m contacted often from companies who are interested in purchasing work of mine that was spotted on Flickr.  I have been lucky to have to make some sales independently, some sales were done via Getty Images, and other times the potential sale fell through the cracks becaus

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