Photography by Tafari © 2019

Category : Empowerment

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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July 12, 2012 Tafari: On Living Free

"In our possessive coupling So much could not be expressed So now I'm returning to myself These things that you and I suppressed..." Hejira by Joni Mitchell ~ 1976 ---------------------------------------------------------------- These days, I'm living life on my own ter

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January 12, 2012

Many of my photographer friends have done or attempted to do a 365 project. Oh, a 365 project is where you do a photo a day. Sometimes, the project may entail a self-portrait once a day. I could never take this on because; I’m just too lazy & can't commit to anything lon

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January 3, 2012

If this song doesn't make you happy, dance, or do a disco spin then you have some issues in your head!

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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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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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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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April 1, 2011

Most if not all of my friends in and around Detroit have a hustle or two or three or four.  I have two aside from my main thing cause I need to be able to support my shopping habits. The other day, I was talking to Cousin Dee who was telling me about her new hustle and all I c

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March 8, 2011

Just last week, I was talking to a friend about posting images online and how there is no real way to protect your work from being stolen once you publish it to the world. As an artist, I mos def want my work to be seen by as many people as possible, but I want to be the one wh

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