The Blog: Real Raw Moments

  1. Alexa for Veux Magazine

    Date 28 Jun 2015
    Model: Alexa Photographer: Kara Nixon Alexa and I randomly decided to head to Joshua Tree since parks were free for the weekend. We shot a sweet little “Coachella Searchin’” story since everyone was at Coachella except. We never found Coachella ;) Alexa did makeup and styled the entire shoot. We…

  2. Sean // IMG NY

    Date 25 Jun 2015
    Model: Sean ℅ IMG New York Photographer: Kara Nixon Styling: combined efforts of Kara and Sean  I am beyond stoked to be back in New York. Almost a month in and I have a month to go unless plans change. I am excited to be working with IMG this time…

  3. Ash + Ty

    Date 14 Jun 2015
    Models: Ashley + bf Tyler ℅ Elite Miami Makeup: Magali Rachel Photographer: Kara Nixon So I originally had the pleasure of working with Tyler when he was still signed with Two Management in California. THEN I came across his gorgeous girlfriend Ashley and had to shoot with her. SO we…

  4. Miami Flashback {Willy Ladies}

    Date 08 Jun 2015

  5. Miami Flashback {Elite Ladies}

    Date 06 Jun 2015
    Models: Jessica, Sabrina + Mani ℅ Elite Miami Makeup: Madeline Rouge Photographer: Kara Nixon I had the pleasure of working with these gorgeous girls while I was in Miami. Mani showed up with a million and one outfit choices so we went to town shooting a variety of looks. We…

  6. Miami Flashback {Anna Carla}

    Date 04 Jun 2015
    Model: Anna Carla ℅ Wilhelmina Miami Makeup: Nichelle Photographer: Kara Nixon I was really looking forward to shooting with Anna after I saw her portfolio. Then Becca Lane told me she had roomed with her and I needed to work with her, so I was even more stoked. THEN Anna…

  7. Leslie {Orange County Portrait}

    Date 03 Jun 2015
    My lovely friend, former coworker and now client Leslie and I met up in San Juan for a quick portrait session. Leslie and I worked together at In-N-Out and have known each other for a while now. She would always compliment me on my photos, which I loved because comments…

  8. Jesse // Osbrink Models

    Date 01 Jun 2015
    Model: Jesse ℅ Osbrink Stylist + Photographer: Kara Nixon Jesse and I have been talking about shooting for a while. We ran into each other randomly in Venice Beach and I kept apologizing for taking so long to get back to him. Fast forward a couple months and we still…

  9. Cameron // LA Models

    Date 01 Jun 2015
    Model: Cameron ℅ LA Models Grooming: Magali Rachel Photographer: Kara Nixon I had the pleasure of working with Cameron before I headed to New York. He just got back into modeling and this was one of his firsts back at it. He absolutely killed it and he was so fun…

  10. Justin // MP Mega

    Date 01 Jun 2015
    Model: Justin ℅ MP Mega Miami Grooming: Jeremy Kaikala Photographer: Kara Nixon Now this isn’t a Miami flashback. Justin and I met in California actually via Instagram. I liked a few photos, he liked a few of my photos, I followed him, he followed me back, I DMed him and…

  11. Maxine // Two Management

    Date 31 May 2015
    Model: Maxine ℅ Two Management Makeup: Rachel Ohana Hair: Magali Rachel Photographer: Kara Nixon I had the pleasure of working with Maxine at Studio blkgld. It was a day full of lots of models, but I wouldn’t let Maxine slip through the cracks. I had a lot of ideas for…

  12. Gabe Witmer // CGM

    Date 30 May 2015
    Model: Gabe ℅ CGM Photographer: Kara Nixon All right, all right, I said plenty about Gabe in my last post, so to keep it short and sweet… We created magic. I love this series we put together.

  13. Miami Flashback {Gabe + Taylor}

    Date 30 May 2015
    Models: Gabe + Taylor ℅ CGM Makeup: Nichelle Photographer: Kara Nixon I was FINALLY able to shoot with THE GABE WITMER while I was in Miami. I had seen his photos everywhere since I basically started photography. Most of my friends had worked with him and I was dying to…

  14. Miami Flashback {Christopher + Taylor}

    Date 30 May 2015
    Models: Christopher + Taylor ℅ CGM Makeup: Madeline Rouge Photographer: Kara Nixon I was able to shoot with these two while I was in Miami. They are both really awesome and I can’t wait to see Chris in New York in a few days. Enjoy the photos!

  15. Rodney {Agoura Hills}

    Date 30 May 2015
    Model: Rodney Photographer: Kara Nixon On the way out to Malibu, I passed through Agoura Hills and realized I was pretty close to where Rodney lived. I reached out to him real quick and he asked me to stop by, but unfortunately we were already past Agoura. After a beach…

  16. Aaron + Raylane {Studio blkgld.}

    Date 29 May 2015
    Models: Aaron ℅ Wilhelmina + Raylane ℅ Two Management Makeup: Magali Rachel + Rachel Ohana Photographer: Kara Nixon I had the pleasure of shooting these two, together and separate. I rented out Studio blkgld for the day and shot 10 models or so. We had a blast messing around with…

  17. Aaron // Wilhelmina LA

    Date 29 May 2015
    Model: Aaron ℅ Wilhelmina LA Photographer: Kara Nixon Yet another downtown LA moment. I had the pleasure of working with Aaron of Wilhelmina. It took a little while to schedule it, but we made it work. We shot a variety of looks, had some good laughs, met some people and…

  18. Cole

    Date 29 May 2015
    Model: Cole Photographer: Kara Nixon I had the pleasure of meeting up with Cole in downtown LA. We had a quick shoot including denim, baseball t’s and a skateboard… Of course. Classics. Did I mention he drove all the way from Santa Barbara?! Well, good thing we wound up with some…

  19. Cami + Nasaya

    Date 28 May 2015
    Models: Cami + Nasaya Makeup: Whitney Gregory Hair: Sarah  Photographer: Kara Nixon Styling: Combined efforts of everyone involved featuring items from Forever21, H&M, Urban Outfitters and Classe Life I had a blast creating these images with these lovely ladies. It was somewhat different than what I typically shoot.. A lot…

  20. Ashley {New Face}

    Date 20 May 2015
    Model: Ashley Makeup: Magali Rachel Photographer + Stylist: Kara Nixon Ashley is one awesome gal! I loved her so much, I wound up working with her two weeks in a row. Our first series together was on the beach featuring looks from Roxy, Brixton, Free People, Mikoh, Ruckus, and more. We…

  21. Nick // LA Models

    Date 16 May 2015
    Model: Nick ℅ LA Models Grooming: Magali Rachel Stylist + Photographer: Kara Nixon I was really looking forward to this shoot with Nick. I had a vision (preppy + sporty) and was ready to go. Nick is from London and is just so fun to be around. He had Mags and…

  22. Jen // Next LA

    Date 11 May 2015
    Model: Jen ℅ Next Los Angeles Makeup: Magali Rachel Photographer: Kara Nixon I had the pleasure of working with the Aubrey Plaza lookalike a few weeks back. She’s not only a gorgeous and talented model, but also a fantastic stylist and blogger. Be sure to scope her blog after viewing our…

  23. Ismini // Next LA

    Date 09 May 2015
    Model: Ismini ℅ Next Los Angeles Makeup: Rachel Ohana Photographer: Kara Nixon Ismini and I had one thing on our mind when we shot this… Coachella. It was the Thursday before everyone headed off to Coachella weekend one. We grabbed some cool Coachella vibin looks and went to work. It…

  24. Britt + Mitch

    Date 08 May 2015
    Models: Mitchell ℅ Next LA + Miami featuring Britt Makeup: Noel Carlsen Photographer + Stylist: Kara Nixon Mitchell is one of my best Aussie mates. I absolutely love working with him because the entire day is full of laughter, Aussie jokes and sayings, lots of abs, and just good life…

  25. Heidi + Matt

    Date 07 May 2015
    Models: Heidi ℅ Next LA + Matt Makeup: Magali Rachel Photographer & Stylist: Kara Nixon Heidi + Matt are so fun to be around. They have a lot of energy (Matt especially). They ran around, jumped off things, skated, slipped on skateboards, stuck out their tongues and other wild things.…

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