Photography by Tafari © 2020

Category : Google My Name And Do My Resume

October 14, 2011 Autumn Senior Session: DiShawna Marks

Last Sunday, was the day that I had that photo session where I whispered all the way through because I had no voice. The session was with DiShawna Marks, a Detroit high school senior for her senior portraits. Aside from my voice issues, the day was perfect! The sun was out

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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 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 1, 2011 Take Me to the Game

Yesterday, I photographed the “Parade Day at the Park” event for The Parade Company at Comerica Park.  This was my 2nd time working this event for TPC, with the first time being last year. Last year was one for the record books because it was soooooo super hot! When my ass

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August 31, 2011

This time last year, I was nervous as hell about photographing at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week for my friends at The NYLA Report. I had an idea of what to expect but that did not settle my anxiousness at all. You may remember me talking about it non-stop. With two seasons of Merc

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August 25, 2011 Rainy Wedding Days

Last weekend, I took a road trip clear across the state to photograph Jeff & Ximena’s beach wedding. Jeff contacted me because Ximena’s sister, Linda was a wedding client of mine a few years ago and she suggested me for this occasion.  Now, I am considered to be the f

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August 18, 2011

Last Sunday, I attended the honeyBOOM launch party, which was held midtown Detroit at the Alley Deck. Initially, I was going to enjoy myself, kick with my girl Ris Tena (owner of honeyBOOM), have a few cocktails and enjoy the fashion show. When I got to the event, I was in suc

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July 7, 2011

Between my trips to LV & DC, I was away for 10 glorious days!  Vegas had me beat down but DC lifted me back up leaving me feeling right & reenergized! I took my camera on both trips of course but I just was not motivated to use it. Let alone carry it with all of the mo

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June 24, 2011

One movie that I absolutely hated was “Hancock” starring Will Smith. Actually, there are not many movies featuring Will Smith that I can say that I loved outside of “Men in Black (1 & 2)," “Enemy of the State,” “Independence Day” & “Bad Boys II.” Anyway

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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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