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  1. Joshua Tree

    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…

  2. 2014! & That’s a Wrap

    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…

  3. Wade // Two Management

    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…

  4. Nick // Ford Models

    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…

  5. Dallas // Wilhelmina LA

    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…

  6. Cameron // BMG Models

    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…

  7. Nate // Wilhelmina LA

    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…

  8. Tuesdays with M

    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.

  9. Man In Black

    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…

  10. Micah // Vision Los Angeles

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

  11. Kendall // Wilhelmina

    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…

  12. Cait // Newmark

    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…

  13. Ricky // BMG Model

    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…

  14. Fall & Holiday Mini Sessions

    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…

  15. Jackie

    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…

  16. Victoria

    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…

  17. A Rainy Day with Natalee

    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…

  18. A California Fall

    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…

  19. Fall-O-Ween

    27 Oct 2014
    Coast Hills had a fall “BBQ” today! Of course the elders were there with their chili! My dad obviously made the best one, but Phil won, so congrats to Phil (major props to his son + friends for stuffing multiple votes for Phil in the jar hah!). I had the…

  20. Fall & Holiday Mini Sessions

    26 Oct 2014
    Here is an updated version of the fall & holiday mini sessions I am offering. Updated dates & this flyer officially says REFER A FRIEND & RECEIVE $25 OFF BOTH YOUR SESSIONS Don’t forget, these are open to families, friends, roommates & couples! Select graduating seniors applicable.** Email karabnixon@gmail.com to…

  21. Wedding Preview: Jenny + Patrick

    26 Oct 2014
    Pat has been a good friend of mine for a long time, so I was honored when he asked me to photograph their engagement pictures and then again when he asked me to photograph their wedding. It was such a wonderful wedding, so much fun that I had to post…

  22. A Minimal Sexy

    23 Oct 2014
    Model: Kellyn of Two Management Styling: Shaina Feldman of Stylehouse 13 Photographer: Kara Nixon It was honestly such a pleasure to work with Kellyn. It was like she read my mind as we were creating. It was so easy to work with her. I couldn’t help but keep shooting because…

  23. LETGOdwork Summer Lookbook

    14 Oct 2014
    I am just releasing the photos from the summer lookbook for LETGOdwork here on my blog. This was a time consuming blog to put together, as there were so many great images to choose from! It took quite some time to narrow it down. The main reason I am posting…

  24. Exploring Culver City

    09 Oct 2014
    Every Thursday is testing day for me. This past Thursday, I headed to Culver City to explore. I had the pleasure of shooting with two handsome guys – one from Two & one from DT Model Management Charlie and I met up at Bar Nine Collective. It was Charlie’s first…

  25. 17 Forever

    09 Oct 2014
    Models: Brighton & Jeremy of PYD Model Management, KJ of Two Management & Milena of Vision Los Angeles Makeup & Hair: Sarah Sass of Ooo La La Stylist: Jill Vincent Photographer: Kara NIxon I entitled this set 17 Forever because this day was all about being 17 again. “Oh to…

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