Category Archives: Erika Nizborski

Happy New Year! // What Will 2017 Bring?

I hope everyone had a great New Years! We still have lots of events and weddings to share from Fall 2016 but here is a little recap of some of the highlights from the year! Thank you to all of my amazing clients, nothing is possible with out you!

Cheers- Erika

A wild Trip out WEST // Recap

Hey There!

In mid March I had a photoshoot out in Los Angeles.  The trip lined up with my Husband and I’s first year wedding anniversary. So we made a big trip out of it.  I flew out to LA for my shoot and then we both met up the next weekend in Vegas! Here is a recap of our travels…

I flew into LA on March 9th to cover the Natural Products Expo West in Anaheim, CA.  Here is one of my favorite shots from the conference.

I had a free day to go explore and took my friends advice and spent the day in Long Beach.  Of course it rained all day, so I explored the Aquarium of the Pacific..

Around 6pm the rain cleared and a there was a beautiful sunset, I drove to the beach where I found this interesting car… or golf cart? Once I walked onto the beach I saw a few kite surfers, I had never seen kite surfing in real life, I was mezmorized!

 

The next day I flew to Las Vegas where I met Stephen (He flew from DC to meet me for our vacation.)

This was the only photo I took in Vegas with my real camera 🙂

After 3 nights in Vegas we rented a one way car and drove to the Hoover Damn, and on to the grand Canyon from there.

I think these girls took the day trip from vegas. You can’t really see it but there are posing with their selfie stick, on the edge of the canyon…

We spent the night at the Grand Canyon on the Hualapai Reservation.  This is a view of our cabins and the guests circling around the campfire.

The next morning we watched the sunrise and then got an early start on our drive to Joshua Tree, CA. Here’s a view from the middle of the Mohave Dessert. We also hopped on historic Rt. 66 for a few miles.

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We spent the night in Joshua Tree and then headed to LA the next day.  We did the Santa Monica Pier at Sunset.

It might sound like we had a busy hectic trip with all the driving and flying but it really was relaxing. I got to recharge my batteries so to speak before the busy event and wedding season begins!

 

What’s the best trip you’ve been on recently?

Website Face Lift!

Happy Friday! I just wanted to post an update and let you all know that if you tab over to my portfolio, also known as my official website you will notice that some things have changed. I’ve taken some galleries down to make way for some new work.  Stay tuned and patient, this process might take a few weeks.  I’ll let you all know when it’s done. 🙂 ALSO… I’ve been saving this photo for a post and I wasn’t sure when I was going to get to use it, I can’t wait any longer…

This is a recent portrait of my cousin Eugene. Last month my family threw a surprise 80th birthday party for my Nana.  It was great to have everyone in the same room! This is Eugene pulling up to my Nana’s house in Palmetto, Fl.

We had flurries this morning here in DC, and it had me missing the Florida sun!

 

Have a great weekend, and stay WARM!

-Erika

The Hyattsville Project // an ongoing series

This week I would like to share one of my personal photo assignments I have been working on for some time.  It’s called the Hyattsville Project and it’s an ongoing series documenting my neighborhood.  Recently it’s gotten some attention over at Capital Photography Center. Here’s a little excerpt from the article…http://capitalphotographycenter.com/blog/article/planning-a-personal-project

Click on the link to read the full article.

I’ve also just recently processed a few more rolls of film from the series and I have some new images from it that I just scanned.

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Click on the link to view more images from The Hyattsville Project .

 

What gets your creative juices flowing?

 

-Erika

Out of the Office // Wedding Edition

Hello!

Just an update- I will be out of the office until April 1.  The BIG day is here, my wedding is March 14th and then we are off to our Honeymoon in Belize!  I am going unplugged until I get back, it’s going to be so nice to take a break and re-charge.  When I get back wedding season 2015 officially starts for me.

Here’s a photo of us the night we got engaged, I can’t believe how fast time flys!

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Bon Voyage!

-Erika

Fall Family Portraits// Old Town Alexandria

Happy Friday!   This week I have been taking a look back at the Fall.  It was a very busy time of year.  It seems so long ago!  Right before Thanksgiving I shot a family portrait session in Old Town Alexandria, VA.  I love this place.  We met up when the lighting was perfect and made a few stops around town.  Here is what I walked away with…

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Spring is just around the corner! I am looking forward to flowers blooming and trees being green again.  Do you have the winter blues?

Have a great weekend!

-Erika

#TBT// Sandy Ruins, NY

It’s Thursday and you know what that means.  This week I am taking a break form sharing a wedding and looking back on some photos I shot while in NYC last October for the annual Photo Plus Expo.  My friend John and his Fiancé Jess live in Brooklyn so I stayed with them for my visit.  When I arrived, John who is also a photographer (we went to college together) took me to see the Hurricane Sandy ruins down in Breezy Point.  I knew the damage was bad but I was shocked when seeing these ruins in person.  This public beach and boardwalk is completely abandoned.  I hope it gets restored and re-built soon.  These are the photos I walked away with…

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-Erika

ENP a year in review for 2014!

WOW 2014 was spectacular! This past year I had the privilege to work on 152 photoshoots. Ranging from engagements, weddings, babies, parties, corporate events, political lobby days, cycling, trade shows, high end productions, television production, a magazine cover, product shoots, architectural, and portraits.  I worked as a photographer, stylist, production assistant, lighting technician, and in one case a makeup artist.

In 2014 I not only grew my business but I also took on the role as Director of the DC Chapter of American Photographic Artists. In the spring I launched a new line of custom photo products, which are available to all of my clients.  In the gallery scene, I won best in show at the DC Exposed 2014 show at LongView Gallery in March.  In the month of September my photo collective, SliverCore Photographers had a group show at Gallery 1301 in Baltimore .  Then, I ended the year strong with my Hyattsville Project up on the walls at Green Owl Design.

I could’t be more grateful for the opportunity to participate in all of these things and to be able to live my dream each and every day! Thank you for all of you that make it possible for me.

Here are some photo highlights of my year…

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I hope you all have a safe and happy new year! I can’t wait to take on 2015.

-Erika

Christmas Day Recap

Christmas 2014 was wonderful in the Nizborski-Spencer Household.  Steve and I hosted my Dad at our house yesterday.  We enjoyed listening to Christmas music all day along with each others company.  Despite the warm weather we were experiencing in the DC area, we ended the evening with a festive fire.

After a busy and productive year for me, I am finally enjoying some down time with my family and friends.  Frequent content packed posts will start after the New Year! Stay tuned…

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Happy Holidays!

-Erika