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My Little Book of Summer

My Little Book of Summer

Dear Clients, Please open that tangerine envelope that lands on your desk this week. I promise there’s something pretty inside. Happy midst of summer! Hope you’re having fun! xo, Tara PS: Thank you Alaska House NYC for the collaboration!

Summer Berry Picking

Summer Berry Picking

Although I’m a bit late posting this from the June issue of Parents, I’m just in time for berry season! I photographed this story last summer on a 90+ degree day and right up to the very moment of torrential rain and tornado warnings. Fun and crazy. And so beautiful! Prop styling by Deoborah Williams […]

In the Last Weeks of Spring

In the Last Weeks of Spring

A couple of weekends ago I ventured up to Cornwall, CT with prop stylist Molly FitzSimons, food stylist Mariana Velasquez, and some of our friends. We made beautiful photographs, celebrated a few birthdays (3, 43, and 83!), and ate some delicious spring foods. Mariana created recipes for leg of lamb, grilled favas, spring vegetable soup […]

Website Re-Launch!!!

Website Re-Launch!!!

I’m so very excited to finally let the world know that the newly designed taradonne.com is up with lots of fresh work to see! The mobile versions are easy and fun and the desktop version can be entirely navigated using your arrow keys. So if you’re at all like me and you like to put […]

New Work for Country Living

New Work for Country Living

Good things come to those who wait! Designer Erin Flett and I have been waiting quite a while for the super colorful and sweet story about her family and their home to hit newsstands and it’s finally here with the May 2013 issue of Country Living. Yay! We had a great time in Maine with […]

New Work for Burger King

New Work for Burger King

Let me know if you find this poster in a Burger King near you! Shot on location in Miami with Liza Jernow.

Hot Off the Press: Parents May Issue

Hot Off the Press: Parents May Issue

Here are some of my favorite tear sheets from an 11-page feature story out now in the May issue of Parents Magazine! I had a lot of fun with the high-energy cuties you see below. As always, great casting by the Photo Department! Prop styled by the infinitely creative Martha Bernabe with killer wardrobe by […]

Balinese Rice Pancake with Palm Sugar Syrup

Balinese Rice Pancake with Palm Sugar Syrup

Yes, yes, I’m still on a Bali kick. The ubiquity of gluten-free food there made me very happy. Almost as much as coming home with new gluten-free recipes! On our first morning in Penestanan, a village just outside of the town of Ubud, Rebecca and I wandered down our rice field path to discover a […]

Snapshots: Bali, Indonesia

Snapshots: Bali, Indonesia

My recent trip to Bali with my good friend Rebecca is encapsulated here — “Best of Instagram” style.

Hot Off the Press: Scholastic Cover

Hot Off the Press: Scholastic Cover

It’s a big week for new covers coming out! For the February/March issue of Scholastic Parent & Child I worked with art director Carolyn Veith and stylist Shana Faust. Carolyn is doing beautiful and fun things there and I’m very happy to be a part of it. Our two models were super sweet and energetic […]