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  1. Heidi + Matt

    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.…

  2. Jenny // Next LA

    07 May 2015
    Model: Jenny ℅ Next Los Angeles Makeup: Magali Rachel Photographer: Kara Nixon Jenny is one of the sweetest girls I have met. She was truly a pleasure to be around. We were laughing, talking about life and enjoying the moments. Be sure to check out her blog

  3. Colin Owens in Laguna

    05 May 2015
    Model: Colin Owens ℅ Vision LA, No Ties SD, LA Models Runway & Next Miami Photographer: Kara Nixon Brands featured: JCrew, Scotch and Soda, American Apparel, Diesel, Rag & Bone, Quiksilver, AG Jeans, Hotline and Ben Sherman I always love shooting with my dear friend Colin. This time around he…

  4. Aidan // Vision LA

    28 Apr 2015
    Model: Aidan ℅ Vision Los Angeles Photographer: Kara Nixon I had the pleasure of catching up with Aidan a few weeks back in Pasadena. We wandered around, drank coffee & tea, and talked about life & the industry. All in all, a solid day. Enjoy the series we created together.

  5. Felix // LA Models

    27 Apr 2015
    F E L I X  Talk about one of the coolest, most down to earth people. I was running about a half hour later to this shoot and I was so worried Felix was sitting there waiting for me. Traffic was literally awful and the clock kept ticking closer to…

  6. Brandi // Newmark Models

    23 Apr 2015
    Brandi and I met up for a quick shoot in Crystal’s backyard and around Orange. I have wanted to work with Brandi for a little while now because I am good friends with one of her best friends, Hunter and he always had such good things to say about her.…

  7. Jacob // Wilhelmina LA

    16 Apr 2015
    Model: Jacob ℅ Wilhelmina LA Photographer & Stylist: Kara Nixon

  8. Brandyn // Next LA

    15 Apr 2015
    One of my absolute favorite people to work with… Brandyn of Next LA. We met up in Downtown LA for a quick test shoot and hangs. I’ll let the pictures speak for the great times we had. Enjoy and look out for our next series!

  9. 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…

  10. 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…

  11. 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…

  12. 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…

  13. 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…

  14. 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.…

  15. 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…

  16. New Face Spencer // Wilhelmina LA

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

  17. 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. …

  18. 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…

  19. 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…

  20. 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…

  21. 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…

  22. 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…

  23. 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,…

  24. 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…

  25. 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,…

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