Photography by Tafari © 2019

Category : BygIssues

November 17, 2011

Everyone knows that the cool kids hang out in the East Village. On this evening, there were no shortage of cool kids and random groupings out and about. When I stopped to photograph this group. The two girls in the photo were all hugged up. I asked the girl in the cap if the ot

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December 7, 2010

In a previous post, I bitched about botching a roll of film back in September when I was in NYC for fashion week.  One of my biggest heartaches from that jacked roll was the shots that I got of Kelly Rowland as she made her way out of Lincoln Center. The other day, I decided t

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November 24, 2010

Typically, when potential clients call me for projects, I take that approach of “yes, I can do it “no matter what it is. Most recently, my yes, I can it has been to pet photography. Yikes! Tafari Stevenson-Howard pet photographer??? When I was approached by LaGaurd (exercis

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November 16, 2010

On a late summer night in NYC, I had one of the most horrific nights of my life! I was tired, hungry but I was looking pretty damn good as I made my way across the city. Yeah, I was looking good but something went totally wrong with my pimp boots.  My feet were not feeling the

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October 7, 2010

So my last trip to NYC was to be the trip that I completed my NYC Analog Portraits series with my Mamiya camera. This trip, I expected to get some GREAT street looks since I would be near Lincoln Center for Fashion Week. Well, long story short is that I got some AMAZING shots

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October 4, 2010

So the Roots concert with Chaka Khan, QTip & nem’ was absolutely off the chain! At points, I had to stop shooting so that I could dance my ass off. And I danced a lot! Actually I danced so much that I can still feel it now because my left ankle is killing me like never be

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July 22, 2010

I had an idea to photography Olivia today. It wasn’t a well thought out idea but I kinda knew what I wanted. When we arrived to the location for the photos, things just didn’t go in any direction that wanted. The one goal was to use my Alien Bee beauty dish. I used it &amp

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June 10, 2010

I used to love walking to my job at KFC (Highland Park, MI: Davison & Woodward) listening to my Crystal Waters "Making Happy" maxi single cassette back in the spring/summer of 1991. "Surprise" was & still is my jam. I had so many maxi cassettes & cassette singles

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February 21, 2010

Usually, I am able to execute most of the photography concepts that I scheme up. If I’m not able to get what I want exactly, I close enough to be happy with the end results. My idea with this image turned out the exact opposite of what I wanted & I’m so/so OK with it.

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