Category Archives: Washington

The BEST Fried Chicken in DC on 4 Wheels!

Hey there, as the busy wedding season comes to an end for 2016 I thought I would go a different route with this post and share something a bit different with you all. This is very timely given the events that have happened in our country this week.

Recently I had the amazing opportunity to photograph a DC based culinary artist named Mike.  Mike owns a string of food trucks; DC Ballers (Falafel) , Rollin’ Pizza, and Roaming Rooster.  Mike is a Ethiopian- Canadian that came to the US in the mid 90’s to live closer to his family and pursue his dream of starting a food truck empire! Cooking is Mike’s passion, he uses fresh ingredients, and perfected recipes. Oh, and his chicken is free-range and hormone free!

Today, he has one of DC’s most successful food trucks, and unarguably THE BEST fried chicken I’ve ever had!

Here is a look at his business and the incredible people he has on his team…

 

The next time you find yourself in downtown DC around lunchtime look out for one of Mike’s trucks!

Everything’s BLOOMING // DC Engagement

Happy April, Everything is BLOOMING! The Cherry Blossoms have come and gone here in DC.  We have had no shortage of wind and rain the last few weeks but, two weeks ago we had a perfect evening.  I met Shannon and Jonathan over in Eastern Market where we went on a stroll and then we ventured off to Georgetown where we walked along the EMPTY C&O and then along the waterfront where we witnessed one of the most beautiful sunsets and a FULL MOON!

Here is a look at our adventure…

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Where are some of your favorite spots in DC?

-Erika

Engagement Photos in Bloomingdale!

You know the saying “April showers bring May flowers” Well, all last week I had my fingers crossed for nice weather on Saturday for an engagement photo session I had.  “Nice” doesn’t begin to describe happened on Saturday. Not only did the weather man say that it was the best day of the year so far but this couple- they are truly amazing! We took a stroll around the Bloomingdale neighborhood, incorporated the pup, headed to the Capitol for some additional DC flare, and made magic happen! Here is a look…

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Where did you spend your Saturday?

 

-Erika

Winter Wonderland Fairytale Wedding!

One of the last weddings of 2014 that I photographed took place just before Christmas. This bride and groom had a winter wonderland fairytale wedding, with out the snow. The day started elegantly at St. Peter’s Church on Capitol Hill. The bride was of Russian background and many of the traditional wedding day events took place throughout the day.

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After the ceremony the father of the bride gave the couple 2 doves which symbolized the bride and groom and they were released outside the church.Erika Nizborski Photography Erika Nizborski Photography

The entire wedding party traveled to The Yards Park where we braved the cold for portraits.Erika Nizborski Photography Erika Nizborski Photography Erika Nizborski PhotographyErika Nizborski Photography Erika Nizborski PhotographyErika Nizborski Photography Erika Nizborski Photography

The reception was held at H St. Country Club, which was a first for the establishment. Everyone kicked back and had a great time at the reception in this unique space.Erika Nizborski Photography       Erika Nizborski Photography

 

Stay tuned as I look back on other amazingly fun weddings from 2014!

-Erika

A Stunning DC Courthouse Wedding! -Recap

One of the last weddings I shot in 2014 was a stunning DC Courthouse wedding!  The couple met in DC and wanted that to reflect in their wedding photos so we went down to the Lincoln Memorial and did the first look and portraits there.  The couple then had a intimate and simple ceremony at the courthouse surrounded by close family.

Here is a recap of the lovely and special day…

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Taking a look back on this warm late fall day is so nice considering we are about to get our first snow dusting of the year tomorrow! Stay Warm!

-Erika