Photography by Tafari © 2019

Category : On The Grind

September 5, 2013 New York Fashion Week: Sitting This One Out

After my time at New York Fashion Week last February I decided to sit the fall season out New York Fashion Week out. Crazy right??? Although I will not be in & out of fashion related events photographing beautiful people, I did have some thoughts on fashion week that I sha

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March 6, 2013 All Things Artsy, Beautiful, & Fab

A few weeks ago, my friend and birch jewelry designer, Heather Fagan of Bettula hit me up because she had a very exciting opportunity to work with Fab.com. My job? To get great photos for her portfolio to make this happen! I own some of Heather's birch cuffs that I rock dur

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February 16, 2013 I Got Published!

It’s always exciting to see your work out and about in the wild, highlighted online or in publications. When “Popular Photography” made contact to request permission to use my work I was ecstatic! Looking at the finished product was even better. I took the photo abo

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November 18, 2012 Go DJ, That's My DJ

Last night, DJ Jazzy Jeff saved my life with a set that blew the spot UP!

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September 11, 2012 On Location With WordPlay Tees

A few months ago, my great friend and creative muse, Jasmin Deforrest hit me up to collaborate on the relaunch of her t-shirt line, WordPlay Tees.  You may recall some of our past work together from 2009 (The Remix | The Remix 2.0)… It’s always great working with Jasmin

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April 30, 2012

It's been 19 years in the making and the day finally arrived. The day that I thought would never come. After each statistic class. After every accounting class, After every crazy business math class, I grew stronger, yet wondered if this path would ever end. Yesterday meant the

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February 17, 2012 Falguni and Shane Peacock

One of the more interesting shows I photographed at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week last season was Falguni and Shane Peacock. They presented some interesting cuts, patterns & embroidery but most interesting was the make up. I was not sure what to make of the super exaggerated

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February 13, 2012

I made it back home safely from New York & survived another Mercedes Benz Fashion Week!!!! I arrived in the city with a twisted ankle (again) & suffered for a few days then everything was all good. This damned ankle of mine. There was no drama in the pits, had no fight

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January 19, 2012 A Winter Wedding

A couple months ago, I received a referral from a friend (Thanks Bethany!!!) to photograph a small wedding reception that occurred last week. When I say small, I’m talking about really small. Nice. Intimate. Non-intense. Just nice…. The event was at The Whitney Restaurant, a

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December 12, 2011

I met Kevin maybe a little over a year ago on Twitter through a mutual connection. Maybe it has been longer. I don’t know but time on Twitter flies. Earlier this summer Kevin visited Detroit but we were not able to link up, unfortunately… But we were able to catch each othe

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