Photography by Tafari © 2019

Category : Hot Ass Mess

May 31, 2012 Ain't No Freebies Here

I get requests often from agencies, individuals etc asking me for permission to use my photos for various projects. More often than not, the request come with the following line "I don't have a budget but will give you credit." When I read that bit, it's a wrap. I don't need c

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October 2, 2011

Washington Square Park in Manhattan is one of my most favorite places on EARTH!!!! Over the years while chilling in Washington Square Park, I’ve witnessed sex acts, homeless people fighting, grand piano performances, naked sun bathing women, mentally challenged costumed folk

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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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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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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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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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September 22, 2010

Saturday of fashion week my schedule got all twisted up & I decided that I would shoot the Diane von Furstenberg show instead of  the Vassilios Kostetsos show. I had a seat (row 3) at the Vassilios Kostetsos show & I decided to actually enjoy the show from a seat inste

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September 16, 2010

Last week while in NYC not really enjoying Fashion’s Night Out, I stumbled upon a party tent hosted by Revlon in the meat packing district. The party was quite lively with women getting makeovers, dancing in the streets & picture taking. By the time I got into the tent,

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September 1, 2010

If I ever want to laugh my ass off when talking to my momma, al I have to o is ask her about her childhood hood & figs. I called her last week after I picked up a few figs last week & asked if she wanted some & she just went off. It was hilarious. She was like you

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June 22, 2010

Last night I worked the Detroit Parade Company's "Flip Floppin Summer VIP Rooftop Party" & had an amazing time! The event was beyond belief from my POV as a photographer.  If I were a kid, I would have been in heaven because of all of the games, ice cream, cup cakes, chic

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