Date archive for January, 2016
Najwa creates her own spa for pedicures
By David Gaines On Saturday, January 30th, 2016
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Welcome to Spa Najwa

Last month, Nduku took Najwa with her to get her nails done.  Or maybe it was her eyebrows.  Whatever it was, Najwa also got a pedicure.  And apparently, the moment had an impact on her. The irony of More...

By David Gaines On Wednesday, January 27th, 2016
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Najwa in Her DC Prep Kindergarten Class

Because I work so far from the city in Reston, VA, and Nduku is a few miles from the school, I rarely pick up Najwa from school. If ever. But I had the chance today and whenever I’m in their classroom, More...

By David Gaines On Saturday, January 23rd, 2016
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Snowzilla

It’s been several years since the last massive snowfall in Washington, DC, better known as Snowmageddon. Najwa was conceived back then. Now our little one is all [relatively speaking] grown up and More...

By David Gaines On Saturday, January 16th, 2016
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Teela and John

My friend Teela and her fiance John came through for a quick shoot.  More...

Sean Taylor graffiti at Brookland Metro station in Washington, DC
By David Gaines On Thursday, January 14th, 2016
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Sean Taylor Remembered at Brookland Metro

Brookland is a pretty quiet neighborhood.  Homes have spacious yards, there’s plenty of green space [relative to the rest of the District], and it’s not cheap to live there. It has its own More...

By David Gaines On Saturday, January 9th, 2016
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Abeo and Faustino

My friend Abeo and her husband Faustino.  More...

By David Gaines On Saturday, January 2nd, 2016
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Maria

I wanted to shoot someone with a funky style with lots of hair.  Who better than Maria?  More...