Photography by Tafari © 2019

Category : NYC Analog

June 13, 2013 Double Take In Leopard

My little Mamiya is pretty unpredictable and it seems to have a mind of its own more often than not. After the first few rolls of film and some advice (way back when...), I decided that it was better to get multiple photos of my subject just in case. These two photos illustrat

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June 12, 2013 Fashion Flexible: Elena Moussa

Digging through my NYC Analog Street Portrait Series archive, I found a few gems that I've neglected far too long. Time is getting the best of me.... New York fashion stylist: Elena Moussa - The hair, the glasses and the Aztec influenced sequined dress make for a fun day on t

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February 3, 2013 Black Girl On Film

Beautiful. Natural. And. Black... Check here to view more of my NYC Analog Street Portrait series.

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October 24, 2012 Dwight Eubanks Spotted in Fur

Dwight Eubanks of Real Housewives of Atlanta fame spotted near Bryant Park moments before Korto Momolu's 2012 fall/winter collection at the Bryant Hotel... I asked him for a few quick flicks and he started working his angles in his mink.... Check here to view more of my N

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October 15, 2012 Living Black Barbie

Living Black Barbie spotted at Lincoln Center: A little long hair. Seriously popping eyes Lips bussin Vintage silver dress Vintage fur All good. All good boo! Check here to view more of my NYC Analog Street Portrait series.

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October 9, 2012 Back From The Streets of NYC With Love

For no reason other than laziness, I had been holding on to a few rolls of film with a Kung Fu grip. Every week for months, I’d promise myself to get it processed but it took 8 months for it to finally happen. I didn’t feel like driving way out to my usual small camera

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June 26, 2012 Gypsy Girls

She may be part gypsy, part Negress, part accessory lover but she's all New Yorker. I asked her for a photo and she dropped everything on the ground almost immediately. It was funny! Maybe I should be doing video as well as part of this series…. Check here to view more of

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June 24, 2012 Resurrection in NYC

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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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March 19, 2012

Feels funny posting this photo considering the spring time heat wave that we are experiencing in the Midwest. But, I will not be fooled! I fully expect it to snow at least once more before April 4th. Mark my words! Anyhow, I bumped into Scottie Walden at Lincoln Center last mon

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