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TakenbyTaj Photography

New York, NY Published Portrait and Event Photographer

Taj Mayne is more than a photographer. He is a visual transformation artist, capturing time, sentiment and passion through the lenses of his camera. He is the founder of TakenbyTaj photography, rooted in the backdrop of his native Bronx community Since 2007. Taj has always had an affinity for chasing the pulse of people and telling their story. His work has been featured in several Women’s and Men’s magazines, fashion shows, video shoots, and numerous online blogs, to such endearing events such as baby showers, weddings, and birthday parties.

If you’re planning an event, personal or corporate, or you’re just in need of everlasting photographs with the loved ones. Don’t limit that special moment to just images on a smartphone or iPhone. Instead, put your phone down and live in the moment. Treat yourself and your loved ones to high quality, professional photos at an affordable rate, that will last a lifetime. Book today and we look forward to creating an everlasting memory with you.

Click here to see my portfolio

You can Also see more recent sample of my work on my instagram page


The event and nightlife photography service price list covers a broad spectrum of events, However it excludes weddings.  Weddings are priced separate and will be listed underneath. Here are a few examples of what events are covered under the basic event pricing: 


Bar Mitzvahs

Baby Showers

Sweet 16's


Corporate fund raisers

Grand Openings

holiday parties and other corporate events

retirement parties


Proms,  graduation events, and more.....I think)


5 hour event coverage: $300

3 hour event coverage: $200

- No Payment, No Pictures

- you'll receive your photos back via email and/or portable flash drive or both 

- photos can also be hosted on site with your approval, no extra charge

- allow 24-48 hours to receive your photos. 

- feel free to inquire about more or less hours.

- an additional $50 will be charged for every hour held over the time agreed upon.

- an additional travel fee will be added for any job that is 50 miles away or more. 


(NOT including city hall)

$500 - $1500 (all weddings are unique. Prices range based on location, time, special request ie. photo albums)

- contact me in regards to  city hall weddings.

Again, all events and weddings are unique. This is the basic rundown of my prices for the average event or wedding, but if you have any special request or any questions or concerns, feel free to call or text. I don't bite, and I'm very understanding.


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“Newman and I want to thank you for the beautiful pictures taken during our anniversary/retirement event on February 28th. To see the pictures of each smile, heartwarming gestures, and expressions of endearment brings back such fond memories. You truly captured the spirit of our guest. You are truly a master at your craft. Our day was made more special and you have given us a truly special gift that we will treasure for a lifetime. Thank you and I will recommend your services to all my friends."

Janet & Newman B.

” Taj always delivers !!! He knows he is contracted for every one of my family events!!! If you need a professional photographer check my boy out he never fails.”

Elluz D. via Facebook

" The photos came out amazing.  I definitely will be using him for my future events, and I would refer him anytime."

Suresh S.

" The pics were great, Taj was great, and the presentation upon receiving them was great.  I sincerely appreciate his professionalism and would definitely use him again in the future."

Stephanie W.


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