Concert: David Wax Museum @ 9:30 Club for BYT {Washington, DC}

Shot David Wax Museum and their openers Kingley Flood‘s amazing concert at 9:30 Club for BYT recently…. See ALL the photos below (including the b-roll) & learn all about this joyful band over at NPR!

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Behind the Scenes at Cochon 555 DC – Elizabeth Parker- Food & Event Photographer- Washington, DC

On Sunday, I had  the pleasure of documenting (and devouring) the Cochon 555 Tour stop in DCCityEats.com by Food Network featured a selection of photos on their blog, The Plate. Click HERE to see their piece. To see the more of the photos, see below. Happy eating!

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Featured: Food Arts Magazine’s Ariane Batterberry’s take on DC’s Sips & Suppers {Food Photographer}

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Very excited to be in Food Arts Magazine again! Last month, magazine founder, Ariane Batterberry, Joan Nathan and I raced around the DC area hopping from dinner to dinner for the wonderful Sips & Suppers event (read more about that here). This month, Ariane recounted her impression’s of exploring DC’s booming food scene in her editor’s note. What a nice present to come home to from Iceland! (just you wait for those pictures…)

See all the images from an unforgettable weekend HERE!

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Union des Grands Crus de Bordeaux Wine Tasting {Washington, DC}

A little while back I mentioned the Union des Grands Crus de Bordeaux 2010 Vintage Tasting that I photographed for Pearson’s at the Willard Intercontinental. It was a stellar event organized by Pearson’s David Choi. Wine makers & chateau owners poured more than 125 of 2010’s best wines from the region.Watermarked UGC Elizabeth Parker_0001 Watermarked UGC Elizabeth Parker_0002

After the tasting for the public wrapped up, we moved up to the grand ballrooms in the Willard for a cocktail reception followed by an amazing dinner. It goes without saying, that things got a little sillier at this point!

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Like I could resist photographing the delicious food…
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French Ambassador,  François Delattre, addressed the attendees (including the Portuguese and Finnish Ambassadors) about the importance of the wine industry in Bordeaux and the strong relationship between the US and France.

I’m still smiling from his closing remarks, “Vive les Etats-Unis! Vive la France! Vive le Bordeaux!”

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Nothing like kicking off your heels and climbing on top of a table for a group photo of some of the best winemakers in the business and foreign dignitaires…
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I rarely get my picture taken at events, but when the Ambassador of France (my second home) says “Oh we have to take a picture together!” who am I to decline?
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See all the images from the evening here!

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Happy Birthday, Mike! 3 Stars Brewing Company & Friends Celebrate

Clients? Friends? Which came first? Beer or a good time?

In the case of 3 Stars Brewing Company, I just don’t even know. I just know that I love them to death.

That being said, here are some of my favorite photos from co-founder & brew master, Mike McGarvey’s SURPRISE 40th birthday party at Sixth Engine.

Happy Birthday, bud!

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In Front of the Camera: On a Fashion Site! (what?!)

How thrilling! Not a photography post, per se, but while I was shooting the HRC Out for Equality Inauguration Ball, fashion site What Do I Wear? got this great photo of Khamp S Photography, Joel Cas, Affinity Inc Magazine publisher, Robin Dillard, and I. It’s always fun for me to be in front of the lens for once!

And I won’t lie… being in a room of gorgeous men telling me that they love my dress, my hair, etc. isn’t a bad way to spend an evening… even if they’re not interested!

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Published: L’Union des Grands Crus de Bordeaux in France’s Le Figaro

Et voilà! Elizabeth Parker Photographie has returned back to its French roots! One of my photos is appearing in France’s newspaper Le Figaro‘s L’Avis du Vin.

I was very excited to be asked to photograph this amazing evening at the Willard Intercontinental for by David Choi, proprietor of Pearson’s Wines and Spirits and organizer of the event. L’Union des Grands Crus de Bordeaux tours the US and Canada every year, but this is the first time in a decade that they have stopped in DC. The night was a huge success with several ambassadors and senators in attendance.

Much thanks to Bijan Jabbari who reports to Le Figaro from Washington. You can see the article below. My photo is the 2nd one of many of the winemakers with the Ambassador of France, François Delattre.

More images to follow!

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Featured: Sips & Suppers 2013 on CityEats’s The Plate

I’m very excited to share that for the first time both my photography AND writing is being featured on CityEats‘s blog The Plate!

Check out my coverage of this past weekend’s Sips & Suppers HERE.

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Blogged! A Photobooth Brunch at The Coupe

Awww… the lovely ladies, Jess and Steph, of Someting to Nosh On posted their cute photos from our Holiday Photo Booth at The Coupe! They even unveiled the identity of their (now not so) secret partner in crime, Pratik!

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Featured: Drink DC Shares Highlights of DC Beer Week’s Beer Cruise {Food & Event Photographer} Washington, DC

Drink DC from The Drink Nation recapped Sunday’s Beer Cruise (more photos here) for DC Beer Week.

Happy to see my photos of the event in the piece… thanks y’all!

DC Beer Week is coming to a close, so run out and enjoy the last events. Here’s the calendar for your boozy fun!

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