Date archive for December, 2015
By David Gaines On Thursday, December 31st, 2015
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Najwa Getting Her Feet Pampered

I’m not sure how I feel about Najwa going to spas already, getting her toes done, and all that other girly stuff, but mommy insisted and Najwa’s kind of adorable anyway.  More...

By David Gaines On Saturday, December 26th, 2015
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Mommy and Daughter

It’s the day after Christmas, not much to do, so why not take a few snaps in the studio.  I grabbed my two ladies and spontaneously fired off a few shots.  I’m still experimenting with how More...

By David Gaines On Saturday, December 19th, 2015
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My African Queen [2 of 2]

Not only was the lady ready to finally give me the honor of shooting her in my homemade home studio, she even brought a change of clothes.  More...

By David Gaines On Saturday, December 19th, 2015
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Finally, My African Queen [1 of 2]

For someone who works out all seven days a week, sometimes twice a day, whose figure is the envy of a lot of women, Nduku sure is humble about taking photos.  Ever since I got my new toys, she has resisted More...

Najwa at ICE! at Gaylord at National Harbor
By David Gaines On Saturday, December 19th, 2015
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The Capital Eye, The Awakening, and The Gaylord National Harbor ICE! Winter Wonderland

Sometimes when I plan something for Najwa, I wonder if I secretly am really doing it for me. I mean, how can anyone not be fascinated with the idea of life-size sculptures all carved out of ice? Najwa and More...

By David Gaines On Thursday, December 17th, 2015
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Najwa’s Class Performing During DC Prep Winter Festival [3:41]

After all these years, I never knew that “Row, Row, Row Your Boat” had more lyrics. Anyway, Najwa’s class performed the song, in its entirety, during the DC Prep Winter Festival on the More...

By David Gaines On Saturday, December 12th, 2015
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Rachel

Rachel also modeled my good friend Nikki’s clothing designs for her clothing line Justice & Outlaw.  More...

By David Gaines On Saturday, December 12th, 2015
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Nia [2 of 2]

Change of clothes for Nia as we continue to shoot the designs by my good friend Nikki for her clothing line Justice & Outlaw.  More...

By David Gaines On Saturday, December 12th, 2015
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Nia [1 of 2]

My good friend Nikki wanted me to take more snaps of clothes designed by her for her clothing line Justice & Outlaw.  More...

Santa Mail at the Newseum
By David Gaines On Saturday, December 12th, 2015
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Visiting Santa at the Newseum

One of my favorite museums is the Newseum. Since I was a kid, when all the other kids wanted to be firemen, astronauts or something grand, I wanted to be a journalist. Hence, I blog. So when kids got in More...

By David Gaines On Sunday, December 6th, 2015
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Najwa in Her Kenyan Dress

It was a school night, Najwa was up way past her bedtime, almost 11:00 pm, and she was sleepy.  I, on the other hand, was still playing around with the new studio setup and needed a model.  So, if she More...