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  1. Ricky // MDM

    Date 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!

  2. Trevor // Wilhelmina Miami

    Date 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…

  3. Joshua Tree 2015

    Date 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…

  4. Brighton + Geneva

    Date 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

  5. Cole // Vision Los Angeles

    Date 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 …

  6. Brian // LA Models

    Date 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…

  7. Jessica + Rafael // Two Management

    Date 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

  8. Joshua Tree

    Date 12 Jan 2015
    Jill and I made a second trip out to Joshua Tree at the end of 2014. I am happy to finally share the images with you Models: Dani & Emily Styling: Jill Vincent (featuring Valley City, Braain Waashed & Sky Dog Jewelry) Makeup & Hair: Sarah Kondor & Jasmine Torres…

  9. 2014! & That’s a Wrap

    Date 01 Jan 2015
    2014 came and went so fast. Last year, I could wait for 2014 to come because it meant I only had one semester left of college. Fast-forward a year, I am almost wishing I could go back and experience it all again. 2014 was truly a successful year for me…

  10. Wade // Two Management

    Date 24 Dec 2014
    Model: Wade of Two Management Grooming: Magali Perets Stylist & Photographer: Kara Nixon I had been trying to shoot with Wade for a few months. He just switched from Vision LA to Two Management. As soon as he switched to Two, I received an email from his agent asking if…

  11. Nick // Ford Models

    Date 24 Dec 2014
    Model: Nick of Ford Models Makeup: Sara Robey Styling: Tai Kendrick, asst. Kacey Lynch Photographer: Kara Nixon I met up with the crew in Pasadena because Michele’s car can’t go on freeways, so she needed to stay as local as possible. We stayed so so local we went to her…

  12. Dallas // Wilhelmina LA

    Date 24 Dec 2014
    Model: Dallas of Wilhelmina LA Styling: Dylan Razo Photographer: Kara Nixon Dallas met me and Dylan at FD Photo Studio in downtown LA. I had no idea this was his first shoot ever, so it was a good thing we had multiple models hanging out at the studio. I was…

  13. Cameron // BMG Models

    Date 24 Dec 2014
    Model: Cameron of BMG Models Photographer: Kara Nixon Cameron reached out to me after his agent told him about me. It took a few weeks to plan a shoot, but we made it happen, even amongst busy schedules and little light to shoot. He drove all the way to OC…

  14. Nate // Wilhelmina LA

    Date 23 Dec 2014
    Model: Nate of Wilhelmina LA Styling & Photography: Kara Nixon This was Nate’s first shoot ever. He had no idea what to expect, so it’s a good thing he started with me. I let him jump off rocks, run around and just be a playful 17 year old. Here’s a…

  15. Tuesdays with M

    Date 23 Dec 2014
    Model: Mike of MSA Models Styling: Shaina Feldman Photographer: Kara Nixon Here is part of my lifestyle home series featuring Mike. Mike stopped by Shaina’s place and we went to work. It’s always a blast working with Mike.

  16. Man In Black

    Date 23 Dec 2014
    Model: Colin of Vision Los Angeles, No Ties San Diego & Next Miami Photographer: Kara Nixon Colin is one of my good friends and it is always a pleasure to work with him. This was only our second time working together, but let me tell you, each time we work…

  17. Micah // Vision Los Angeles

    Date 22 Dec 2014
    Model: Micah of Vision Los Angeles / Elite Miami Grooming: Emily Wetzel Photographer: Kara Nixon

  18. Kendall // Wilhelmina

    Date 16 Dec 2014
    Model: Kendall of Wilhelmina Makeup: Magali Perets Photographer & Styling: Kara Nixon Kendall and I have been trying to schedule a shoot together for about a year or so now. We would plan a day and then something would come up or we would just miss each other in LA…

  19. Cait // Newmark

    Date 16 Dec 2014
    Model: Cait of Newmark Models Makeup: Alicia WheelerStyling: Jill VincentPhotographer: Kara Nixon I was really excited when Jules asked me to shoot with Cait. Jill and I decided on downtown LA, assuming it made sense for all of us to meet in LA. Cait and her sister Shannon are actually…

  20. Ricky // BMG Model

    Date 16 Dec 2014
    Model: Ricky of BMG Models Makeup: Abella Bala Ricky contacted me about shooting and I was extremely excited to work with him. We met up in Santa Monica and explored a bit. Ricky brought his own clothes and Abella and I did our best to style him. Enjoy the photos…

  21. Fall & Holiday Mini Sessions

    Date 24 Nov 2014
    Fall & Holiday mini sessions are still in session. If you haven’t taken your family photos for your Christmas cards now is your chance! If you are still looking for the perfect gift for a friend, boyfriend/girlfriend, loved one, etc, here it is! With each package, you and your loved…

  22. Jackie

    Date 06 Nov 2014
    Jackie and I have been trying to shoot for a little while, so of course I made time for her before I left for New York. She was such a joy to be around and I am so blessed to call her a friend. She’s also the greatest gal who…

  23. Victoria

    Date 06 Nov 2014
    Victoria and I had a quick session before I headed to New York this week. We met up after I got off work and just worked with the light we had readily available. The light went really fast, so we used my headlights to give us light, which gave us…

  24. A Rainy Day with Natalee

    Date 03 Nov 2014
    Natalee and I have been trying to shoot for a few months now, so I was excited to finally be able to shoot with her this past week. I am heading to New York in 2 days and I was in desperate need to get my portfolio on track for…

  25. A California Fall

    Date 27 Oct 2014
    Model: Christian Photographer: Kara Nixon Assistant: Parker Christian & I have been friends for a while. It took forever for us to shoot – a year or two even! I was finally able to head down to his place in San Diego to do a shoot and I’m so stoked…

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