I got into the this years Cut&Paste competition! I’m excited and nervous for this live design competition but I know it’ll be a great time. If you are in NYC this Friday (10/28/2011) come out support. Leave more about the competition at www.cutandpaste.com or buy tickets.
www.TomTakiPhoto.com A few months ago I realized that this tomtaki.com blog was getting over saturated with photography posts. Instead of reducing the amount of photos I take I’ve decided to divide and conquer. You can now find all future photography post here.
In the photo shoot with Steve, a talented graphic designer, I experimented with lighting grid spots to achieve a spot light effect. I learned about this technique from one of my many favorite professional photographers, Zack Arias. The last photo is Steve as his true self, standing in front of some of his amazing work. See more of his work at steveolesky.com
For Cadie’s first birthday I took various photos of her and her family. For being only one year ago, Cadie is one of the most energetic and fearless little girl I’ve photographed.
To show Japan all the thoughts and love going out to them from here in NY, I set up a special “Message-to-Japan” photo booth at the Unite for Japan fundraising event. Guests were given whiteboards where they wrote, drew & expressed their support for Japan during these hard times. I hope you hear our messages Japan. Gambatte.
There has been a lot going on in Japan during the past few weeks. Being a Japanese-American in NY, I had felt helpless to do anything until a group of my friends came together to create a fundraising event. I had the great privilege of creating a logo for our cause. While we only had a week to pull it off, the event was a success and so far we have raise over $18,000 with donations still coming in. If ...