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  1. John // Wilhelmina LA

    14 Apr 2015
    Hello friends Sorry I have been so MIA. For those of you who don’t know, I just moved. Not far. Same city actually, but it was definitely a time consuming project. I was still shooting a lot between packing boxes, going through clothes, making stops at Goodwill and OC Rescue…

  2. Chase Mattson + Family

    26 Mar 2015
    I had the pleasure of tagging along to a shoot with Kevin Roldan featuring Chase Mattson of Next Models LA. He brought the family along, so of course I had to snap a few images. Chase + Devin = Hazel, an absolute bundle of cuteness! Although this was just a…

  3. Noelle

    16 Mar 2015
    Model: Noelle Photographer: Kara Nixon Noelle is one of my fantastic clients. We met while I was in school at APU when we lived really close to each other. I was so glad to reconnect with her again a year later. This time, we set up a shoot mainly for…

  4. Robert // LA Models Specialty Talent

    15 Mar 2015
    Model: Robert of LA Models Specialty Talent (Musician) Photographer: Kara Nixon (asst. Nico Marino) Jarrod reached out to me about shooting a new project he was working on. I was excited to jump on board and we set up a shoot for an hour later with Robert. It was Robert’s…

  5. Cody // PYD

    14 Mar 2015
    Model: Cody of PYD MM Styling: Combined efforts of Cody + Kara with Lucky & Zara Man Photographer: Kara Nixon C O D Y // I had the pleasure of working with Cody while he was in town. It was a long time coming and I am so glad we…

  6. MaeMae // Two Management

    13 Mar 2015
    M A E || M A E // She is seriously too cute. This was one of those really quick shoots.. Maybe an hour, but man we knocked out some awesome images. Sometimes you just work with people who can read your mind and do exactly what you had envisioned.…

  7. Zac // LA Models

    13 Mar 2015
    Model: Zac of LA Models Styling: Combined efforts of Zac + Kara Photographer: Kara Nixon Z A C – where do I even start? He’s absolutely wonderful and such a pleasure to be around! Zac and I met up in Downtown, grabbed some tea & juice and got straight to…

  8. New Face Spencer // Wilhelmina LA

    06 Mar 2015
    Model: Spencer of Wilhelmina LA Stylist & Photographer: Kara Nixon featuring items from Gap and Zara

  9. Brandyn // Next LA

    28 Feb 2015
    Model: Brandyn of Next LA Stylist: Shaina Feldman Photographer: Kara Nixon This shoot was a long time coming! I was beyond stoked to finally shoot with Brandyn. We met up at LACMA and shot around for a bit. I’m really looking forward to potentially collaborating again tomorrow! Enjoy the images. …

  10. Cheyne // LA Models

    26 Feb 2015
    Model: Cheyne of LA Models Stylist & Photographer: Kara Nixon Cheyne and I were supposed to shoot before I headed to Miami, but I’m honestly glad we waited to shoot after I got back because I was able to focus styling, shooting and getting to know him without rushing to…

  11. Victor // LA Models

    26 Feb 2015
    Model: Victor of LA Models Photographer: Kara Nixon Talk about a fantastic day with a fantastic model! Victor has been at it for 15 years and it really shows when you work with him. I absolutely loved working with him because not only was he a killer model, but he…

  12. Tommy // Two

    31 Jan 2015
    Model: Tommy of Two Management Stylist & Photographer: Kara Nixon Tommy, Tommy, Tommy… I could go on and on about this guy, but I won’t. I will say that he is incredibly awesome and such a pleasure to be around. He had me laughing the entire day! Especially when a…

  13. Kenny // MP Mega

    31 Jan 2015
    Model: Kenny of MDM & MP Mega Miami Photographer: Kara Nixon I was thrilled was Kenny reached out to me about a test shoot. He found my work through our mutual friend Kevin Roldan. I’m so blessed to have friends who recommend my work and who I can in turn…

  14. Paul Michael // Next LA

    31 Jan 2015
    Model: Paul Michael of Next Los Angeles Stylist & Photographer: Kara Nixon Long hair, don’t care! More like short hair, don’t care!! It was great to catch up with Paul nearly a year later, except this time with short hair! When I first met Paul, it was an endless battle…

  15. Casey + Nate // Vision

    31 Jan 2015
    Models: Casey + Nate of Vision Los Angeles Stylist & Photographer: Kara Nixon This was the day I had four shoots in a row. I was happy to end the day off right with Casey and Nate. This was another set geared toward Miami, except instead of swim-couple type shots,…

  16. Gaby + Tommy // Two

    31 Jan 2015
    Models: Gaby & Tommy of Two Management Stylist & Photographer: Kara Nixon I was beyond stoked when Tommy was in my package from Two. Be sure to also check out the solo set of Tommy . I’ve seen his photos all over Pinterest and at Cotton On. He was one…

  17. Charlotte // LA Models

    31 Jan 2015
    Model: Charlotte of LA Models & Wilhelmina Hawaii Photographer & Stylist: Kara Nixon Charlotte and I have been trying to work together for such a long time. Thankfully we were able to make a shoot happen before I headed to Miami. This was the day I stepped on a thorn,…

  18. Lucas // Wilhelmina LA

    31 Jan 2015
    Model: Lucas of Wilhelmina Los Angeles Photographer: Kara Nixon It was truly a pleasure just hanging out with Lucas! He’s a fantastic person and put up with me being a total gimp. In case you didn’t hear… On my shoot with Charlotte , I stepped on a thorn and got…

  19. Ricky // MDM

    31 Jan 2015
    Model & Stylist: Ricky of Models Direct Management Photographer: Kara Nixon I was really excited when Ricky reached out to me about a sports edition shoot. He picked up a bunch of gear for the shoot and we messed around. Check out that smile!

  20. Trevor // Wilhelmina Miami

    31 Jan 2015
    Model: Trevor of Wilhelmina Miami Photographer: Kara Nixon Styling: combined efforts of Trevor & Kara Trevor is a fantastic person to be around. We talked about anything and everything from school to how we got started to traveling to Miami to agencies to student loans to life in general. It…

  21. Joshua Tree 2015

    25 Jan 2015
    First shoot of 2015. Who wouldn’t be jumping for joy? Planning this shoot was exhilarating because I love going out to Joshua Tree, so I was extremely excited to start off the year with a bang by planning a trip out there with so many good friends. It was a…

  22. Brighton + Geneva

    18 Jan 2015
    All I can say is I love these two. I love their carefree spirits, their infectious laughter and their silly jokes. Models: Brighton of Wilhelmina Los Angeles & Geneva of Two Management Style & Photographer: Kara Nixon

  23. Cole // Vision Los Angeles

    18 Jan 2015
    Dylan, Christian and I met up with Cole in the Art District. It was a rainy day, but we still made some beautiful images. I was mainly shooting BTS video for Dylan, but I was able to snap these shots. Enjoy Model: Cole of Vision Los Angeles Photographer: Kara Nixon …

  24. Brian // LA Models

    15 Jan 2015
    Model: Brian of LA Models Style: Scotch & SodaPhotographer: Kara Nixon I loved working with Brian! He and I met at the Wilhelmina Holiday party. We took some sweet photos together on PHHHOTO and there was an instant connection. He and I were discussed working together and as the night…

  25. Jessica + Rafael // Two Management

    13 Jan 2015
    One of the last shoots of 2014. It was such a blast working with these weirdos. Models: Jessica + Rafael of Two Management Makeup: Magali Perets Photographer & Stylist: Kara Nixon

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