Photography by Tafari © 2020

Category : Google My Name And Do My Resume

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 28, 2011

I’ve been a Getty Images creative contributor with the Flickr Collection for a couple of years now and it has been a profitable enjoyable experience. Many times since 2008 I have posted about my "need" to submit an application to become a regular creative Getty Images contri

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April 22, 2011

Back in the fall while in NY for fashion week, I along with my homegirl Asia Willis had plans to attend several shows in what’s known as “The Box” at Lincoln Center. The Box is where all of the presentations were held. In case you don’t know, a [fashion] presentation is

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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 8, 2011

Years ago when I got my 1st Lensbaby camera lens, I learned to think differently about what a good photo was. Prior to getting it, all of my images HAD to have tack sharp details and robust colors. If it wasn’t perfect, I rejected it. After playing with the Lensbaby lens for

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April 6, 2011 Shooting José Vilson

To get good results when taking portraits, you can do so very much with one small light, one stand, & one umbrella. When I photographed New York educator, blogger, poet and my ace boom cool José Vilson, I started with two lights but I was not getting the effect that I des

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April 2, 2011

If you ain’t heard (yes, I said ain't), I’m presenting at volume 8 of Pecha Kucha Night Detroit on April 14th at the Arab American National Museum. Part of the process is to submit a short bio 3-4 sentences, which I find hard because  a) I hate writing/describing myself a

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February 24, 2011

After the last season of America’s Next Top Model, I said that I was no longer gonna watch the show. The show that I used to love. I got sick of the over the top challenges, the colorism issues between the Black girls, the endless company and product plugging etc. It just bec

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February 17, 2011

I went, I saw, I shot, I got into a few fights, I got tired, I got recognized, I am back home. My Mercedes Benz Fashion Week experience is over and I’m happy with how things went the second time around overall. Hopefully, you followed my journey on Facebook or Twitter and s

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December 30, 2010

I remember years ago when I said that I did not want to photograph people because I was happy & comfortable doing still lifes. That all changed obviously. Evolution is a beautiful thing! With that said, I present you with my favorite portraits from 2010. To view full scree

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