Photography by Tafari © 2019

Category : Pop Culture

April 13, 2015 Photos Using Enlight

A few weeks ago, I downloaded the new photo editing app iPhone app, Enlight. I can’t stop playing with this app. Once you get the hang of the crazy amount of options, the sky is the limit when it comes to your creativity. Admittedly, I am not one who does or even knows how

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March 30, 2015 Styling in Silks & Linens

Last week, I attended a Louis Vuitton V Collection launch party this week and wore an awesome silk scarf made by my friend Ellen M. She has some amazing & versatile designs. The scarf that I'm rocking as a cravat actually has so many colors that I can wear it with a variety o

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March 27, 2015 Music Break: Ibeyi

The visually stunning video for "River" by Ibeyi, a twin sister duo is enough to send me through changes but the haunting music & message really rock my world. If you're feeling "River" then you have to check out "Mama Says," which has an equally stimulating video & ly

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March 6, 2015 Out On a Work Night

I am not a big fan of going out during the week, but when my girl Mayaeni organized a show, there was no way that I could not be there. She gave the standing room audience everything they needed and then some! And as an extra rock songstress bonus, she had Steffanie Christi'an on

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November 7, 2014 Working With A Sheroe: Alice Walker

Last week, I was contacted to photograph one of my favorite artists… ALICE WALKER. Needless to say, I was very excited & totally looking forward to the opportunity. Fast forward to the day of the event… I woke up feeling very bad, horrible, like death was upon me. I

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October 22, 2014 U Street Afro Fashion

This past weekend, I was in DC visiting friends and then this happened... a street fashion show put on by Malindi Designs at Zawadi Gallery. I was excited by the African style prints and decided to pull out my iPhone to capture some of this goodness. Not only did I do photo

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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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August 29, 2013 A Real Bridey Wedding

"Imitation of Life" (1959) is one of my all time favorite movies! If you’ve seen the move then you know how emotional the ending is & I love it. My favorite scene is actually the scene where Annie is on her deathbed where she says to Ms. Laura “My pearl necklace...

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May 8, 2013 Red Hot Shoes

A good pair of church shoes is a necessity in my life. I wouldn't consider myself obsessed with shoes but I spend a fair amount of time searching for styles and looking at trends. My research is aided by having Pinterest to host a collection of some of the hottest kicks that I

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February 8, 2013 New York Fashion Week F/W 2013

New York Fashion Week is in full swing & I'm in town to take it all in as I work as a Fashion Liaison... Feels funny being here for Fashion Week and not working like a dog as a photographer. And I'm enjoying it. What is a Fashion Liaison? No one knows but I was flown out &

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