Photography by Tafari © 2019

Category : Drama

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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April 20, 2011

The other day I received some feedback for something that I did recently. Not really a big deal because I always welcome feedback, but this feedback went in the wrong direction!  Everyone knows that good feedback should be thought out, concise, and constructive. The feedback t

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February 2, 2011

So the 2011 non-epic Midwestern Snowpocalypse has come and gone. I’m sitting here asking myself, where is all the snow and ice that the weather folk predicted? So much excitement and panic for very little snow fall. I really was looking forward to seeing something that would

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December 25, 2010

My trip to NYC is going quite well. Day one - I saw Fela the Musical & was blown away!  If you can get to NYC before it ends on Jan 2nd, I highly recommend seeing this show And Patti Labelle is in it. Need I say more??? Day two - I made a trip to B&H & got broke in

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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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September 24, 2010

I'm just saying; Fashion & diversity do not go hand in hand. Let's not fool ourselves. This is larger than Black models being in low representation. You see very few to other racial groups represented in magazines or on covers. While I was at Fashion Week, I spotted very f

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May 26, 2010

This evening, I got a text from actor, client and friend Misty Mills letting me know that she landed a role in “Machine Gun Preacher,” which stars Gerard Butler! The role she scored is quite surprising and I will not spill any details except to say that it involves a raunch

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May 16, 2010 Shooting Seniors: Allyson Lloyd

Here's a quick snapshot from a senior portrait session that I held this weekend out & about in Detroit with Allyson Lloyd. My session with Allyson was great & moved rather quickly because I am finding my groove with moving locations quicker & dealing with fewer cha

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April 28, 2010

This past weekend, I visited New York’s Museum of Modern Art & fell in love in the photography gallery. I always fall in love in their portrait gallery so this is really no new news! What made me fall during my most recent visit was Carrie Mae Weems’ “From Here I Saw

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March 8, 2010 Getting Ready For the Set

I had all the best intentions of waking up at 9am today to fix myself breakfast, & prepare for my 1pm photo shoot with Detroit rock group Fluxphonic. In my head the plan was solid! Well, it all went to hell when I woke up at 11am. I jumped out of bed, rushed to get dres

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