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  1. Maggie: New York Portraits

    07 Apr 2016
    Maggie is the absolute sweetest! I loved working with her! We first met up for coffee to chat about ideas and determine location. We wound up shooting at her apartment the following weekend & had an absolute blast. We shot for a few hours getting shots in her apartment, on…

  2. Haute Rogue

    05 Apr 2016
    The Haute Rogue gal is a warrior princess who is the boss of her own life, who pushes boundaries and enjoys a good challenge. She likes to dress up but she doesn’t care what other people make of it. She believes in herself, follows her instincts and listens to her

  3. NYC Bloggers

    01 Apr 2016
    Who doesn’t love a blogger or influencer? It’s like photography and really everything out there… It seems like everyone is a blogger and that’s awesome! I absolutely love working with new bloggers. Here is a compilation of some of the bloggers I work with in New York. They’re extremely fashionable…

  4. Lululemon

    01 Apr 2016
    Oh Katelyn… I absolutely love her! I also love that she’s given me opportunities to shoot for lululemon. Each time is a blast because I get to work with one of their trainers or athletes they work with.  Day 1 was with Marc Daigle, an instructor at both Flywheel and…

  5. Ethan: New York Senior Portraits

    01 Apr 2016
    Ethan and I met up in Soho to take some senior portraits. He didn’t want to do the typical senior portraits that everyone does, so branched out a bit. Ethan is also a photographer, so he came in with lots of ideas & I had a small moodboard together as…

  6. Lance // Bella New York

    01 Apr 2016
    I absolutely loved working with Lance of Bella New York. He is the sweetest thing! All of the looks he styled himself – the dude’s got style! We wandered around Central Park & had an absolute blast!

  7. Callie // Next New York

    29 Mar 2016
    OH MY WORD THIS GIRL! Had such a blast working with Callie of Next. She’s the sweetest little thing and came with SO MANY looks! We shot around Bedford/Driggs and got a ton of good shots. A guy even let her sit on his car for a shot. It was…

  8. Blogger: Kayla

    15 Mar 2016
    “I decided to create this blog to document my two passions in life; interior design and personal style. The Name “HAUSOFSTEEZE” is a reflection of them both. I hope you enjoy the blog and can become inspired by my projects.”  -Kayla McCullough I was beyond stoked to work with Kayla.…

  9. Adam // Ford Models

    14 Mar 2016
    Adam of Ford Models New York is AWESOME! I met him on my first trip to New York, so I was stoked to get to meet up with him again a year later. We shot in his apartment and had a blast. Enjoy!   

  10. Darius Garvin for Urban Outfitters

    11 Mar 2016
    I had the pleasure of photographing Darius Garvin for a feature on Urban Outfitter’s Blog!    It was a blast wandering around the city to some of his favorite places. Enjoy!!

  11. Anna // MSA Curve New York

    10 Mar 2016
    Ooooh dang girl! Anna killed it! Straight killed it. She is SO fierce! We had an amazing team on board for this, too! Styling by the lovely Robyn Roberts Rea Hair/Makeup by the incredible Marc Cornwall I’ll let the photos do the talking, but dang this girl is hot &…

  12. Gigi: Fitness Session

    04 Mar 2016
    OKAY FIRST OFF!! This girl is so awesome! She flew from Vegas to shoot with me in Corona Del Mar! She’s the coolest. We shot some fitness stuff on the beach and had a blast! Enjoy!!  

  13. Headshot Session: Joshua Shultz

    03 Mar 2016
    I had the pleasure of taking photos of photographer and videographer Joshua Shultz. Enjoy the images!

  14. Lifestyle Headshot: Morgan

    22 Feb 2016
    I had the pleasure of taking photos of Morgan. It was such a blast! He is a television host and personality. He currently is the Dodgers stadium host. We met up at Roxbury Park & went straight to it. Check out the photos!

  15. The Boys

    20 Feb 2016
    Models: Bau c/o Two Management, Brandyn c/o DT Model Management and Mike c/o Next Los Angeles Wardrobe Styling: Brandon Win Photographer: Kara Nixon These guys are the bomb! We wandered around Los Angeles a bit and they got down and dirty. It was a blast. 

  16. Blogger: Angela of RunwayDoneMyWay

    16 Feb 2016
    It’s always wonderful to work with a new blogger. I was excited to meet Angela of RunwayDoneMyWay & find out she lives in Newport, which is so close to me! We met up in Newport and shot around her apartment complex. All of the pieces pictured were designed by her.…

  17. Katerina // Bella Los Angeles

    04 Feb 2016
    Model: Katerina c/o Bella LA Makeup: Veronica Villegas Photographer: Kara Nixon I LOVE Katerina, so I was beyond excited to get to work with her and her mom in Laguna Beach a couple of weeks ago. Katerina is basically wonder woman! She does anything and everything and is SO GOOD…

  18. Creative Fill: Blake

    02 Feb 2016
    Soooooo sick. All right, all right.. So flashback to a few weeks ago when I talked about creative fill (if you missed out, read the blog post HERE), I defined it as:  growing, connecting, learning something new, getting refueled, gathering ideas, mentoring, giving and gaining advice + so many more

  19. Leonardo // Bella Los Angeles

    30 Jan 2016
    Model: Leonardo c/o Bella Los Angeles Photographer: Kara Nixon  I had the pleasure of working with Leonardo about two weeks ago. We met up at his apartment in Los Angeles for a quick shoot. We utilized his apartment complex and locations nearby to capture some of the latest trends as…

  20. The Colin Owens

    22 Jan 2016
    The homie Colin Owens of Vision LA, LA Models Runway, No Ties Management, Next Miami – basically everywhere. He asked me to take some headshots of him a few weeks back. We made an attempt outdoors and they turned out pretty well (view below).   Although solid images, they just weren’t…

  21. The People Who Pour Into Us

    21 Jan 2016
    I LOVE this dude SO SO much. I never would have thought he would become such a good friend when I first met him. Micah TooToo is one of the coolest, most down to earth people I know and I really value his friendship. When we hang out, it’s like…

  22. Portfolio Update: The Young Dad Look

    18 Jan 2016
    The Young Dad look is a staple look for all male actors. I met up with these two actors from Bella LA and they both needed that young dad look. I think we nailed it with some of these looks.

  23. To Travel or To Make Money?

    11 Jan 2016
    Of course the ultimate goal is to travel and to make money while doing it, but sometimes that doesn’t happen. Sometimes life throws us opportunities to travel with the price of making ends meet rather than making money. Something I was challenged with when I first started traveling was having…

  24. Creative Fill

    09 Jan 2016
                                                                             Photo by John Philp Thompson Creative fill… What does that even mean?   Creative is defined as: adj. relating to or involving the imagination or original ideas, especially in the production of an artistic work. Fill is defined as: v. put someone or something into (a space or container) so that…

  25. Sonny // Two Management

    06 Jan 2016
    It’s always good to reunite with my dude Sonny, especially when he’s covered in all sorts of new tattoos. Exactly a year later, we shot at the exact same location, same vibes and everything. The only difference is the number of tattoos he has. I absolutely love this guy &…

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