The Blog: Real Raw Moments

  1. Bryce // Dragonfly Dallas

    Date 21 Sep 2016
    Bryce of Dragonfly Dallas drove all the way from Houston just to shoot with me and Sally Atkinson! Talk about a rad dude who is so humble, kind and all American. I had a blast working with him and then getting tacos after - obviously!! Enjoy the shots! 

  2. Patrick // Ford Models Chicago

    Date 31 Aug 2016
    Patrick is the coolest! I loved running around Lincoln Park with him. He’s a killer model and an all around awesome human being. He had me cracking up the entire day and we wound up spending at least half of the day together. Layanna also killed it on grooming.  

  3. LBY

    Date 23 Aug 2016
    I was beyond stoked when Paul contacted me about band promos. We met up for coffee at Starbucks to chat about ideas and then a few days later, we all met in LA. It only made sense to wander around the Arts District. Make sure to check them out on…

  4. Josh Cuthbert // Two Management

    Date 17 Aug 2016
    Boy bands mean lots and lots of groupies! Hanging with Josh Cuthbert took me back to my Warped Tour days and the day I photographed Diego – talk about the groupies!! It’s so fun. Josh was a blast to work with. 

  5. Headshots: Krystal

    Date 09 Aug 2016
    Krystal recently contacted me about headshots. She didn’t want “basic white backdrop” headshots. She wanted something different; something that shows who she is. We met up at a park in Orange County and got some great photos! Enjoy! 

  6. Cameron Davis

    Date 01 Aug 2016
    I had a blast catching up with Cameron. We wandered around the arts district and shot some cool looks, grabbed coffee and caught up. Talk about a solid day!! Enjoy the photos! 

  7. Annette // Modelogic Chicago

    Date 25 Jul 2016
    I absolutely loved working with Annette of Modelogic. A major shoutout to Louie Abellera for setting this shoot up when it seemed like everyone else in Chicago was bailing on me. 

  8. Ema // Vision Los Angeles

    Date 20 Jul 2016
    Ema is so badass!! This was the coolest, most artsy shoot yet. She makes everything look so so cool – just wait, you’ll see. From shadows to wearing a leather jacket as a dress, she was AWESOME. Check out the sweet photos!! 

  9. Anna

    Date 15 Jul 2016
    I had the pleasure of working with Anna again while I was in New York! We wandered around Midtown a bit and got some great photos! 

  10. Surf & Sand Laguna Yoga Retreat

    Date 12 Jul 2016
    What a pleasure to photograph this awesome yoga retreat at Surf and Sand in Laguna Beach. My friend Blake’s boss was looking for a photographer to cover the event last minute, so Blake threw my name in the hat. I was beyond stoked to work with his boss and the…

  11. Kristian // Boston Blogger

    Date 08 Jul 2016
    Kristian and I first met in New York last summer, so I was beyond stoked to reconnect with him while I was in Boston. We shot some stuff for his blog. Enjoy! 

  12. All American

    Date 05 Jul 2016
    Model: Christina of Wunder Management Photographer: Kara NixonStyling: combined efforts of both Christina & Kara

  13. Orri // Two Management

    Date 29 Jun 2016
    It was a blast exploring Glendale with Orri. He had me cracking up the entire time! I’ll let the photos do the talking. Enjoy! 

  14. C // Wilhelmina LA

    Date 27 Jun 2016
    I had a blast in Corona Del Mar. The day started out fairly cloudy with the chance of rain, so we explored and got as much variety as we could. Eventually the rain came, but thankfully I had two umbrellas in my car and we kept shooting. I was drenched by…

  15. Beach Bums // Vision LA

    Date 22 Jun 2016
    Who wouldn’t be a beach bum when the weather is this nice? Jena and Kathleen joined me for a beach day. We had too much fun playing in the sand. Thanks to Nicole Lorraine for doing makeup! Enjoy the series. 

  16. David // Vision LA

    Date 21 Jun 2016
    It’s always a blast hanging out with David Bywater. I was stoked to get to work with him in California while we were both in town. We swung by the new Vision LA office and then explored Culver City. Enjoy! 

  17. Downtown Wanderers

    Date 17 Jun 2016
    A series I created with models Matt Booher + Charles Griffin II of MDM in Downtown LA. We spent the day wandering downtown LA, specifically the arts district. Enjoy!  

  18. Bill Tamlyn

    Date 15 Jun 2016
    I loved working with Bill! We met up at Eric Rutherford’s house (thankful to this guy for recommending me to Bill) and then wandered around the neighborhoods and Melrose. Enjoy the series we created. 

  19. A Man’s World: Chris Dattola // LA Models

    Date 13 Jun 2016
    I had the pleasure of working with an awesome team on this editorial featuring the handsome dad of 3 from Monrovia, Chris Dattola. His father in law was kind enough to let us his house to shoot. A majority of the shoot was styled by Publish Brand along with a…

  20. New York Blogger: Rachel Lynch

    Date 08 Jun 2016
    She is all about self-expression, art, poetry, and passion. You won’t find a lot of commercialism in her work. She’d rather write you a story then sell you a garment. Staying true to self in an otherwise boring market, welcome to the world of I Hate Blonde.  It’s always a…

  21. Chicago Blogger: Adam Gonon

    Date 16 May 2016
    I met up with men’s fashion blogger, Adam Gonon on my last day in Chicago. He put together some awesome looks and we wandered around Wicker Park. Enjoy the little series we created & make sure you follow his Instagram. 

  22. Yes My Love Kids

    Date 14 May 2016
    Had a blast working with German company Yes My Love in New York. Talk about some cute kids!! We shot in West Village & had a blast!

  23. Boom // Soul Artist Management

    Date 05 May 2016
    One of the first models I wanted to work with… BOOM! So many of my friends shot with him back in the day, so it was awesome to connect with him in NYC of all places! We wandered around Park Slope & grabbed some great images! 

  24. Maggie: New York Portraits

    Date 07 Apr 2016
    Maggie is the absolute sweetest! I loved working with her! We first met up for coffee to chat about ideas and determine location. We wound up shooting at her apartment the following weekend & had an absolute blast. We shot for a few hours getting shots in her apartment, on…

  25. Haute Rogue

    Date 05 Apr 2016
    The Haute Rogue gal is a warrior princess who is the boss of her own life, who pushes boundaries and enjoys a good challenge. She likes to dress up but she doesn’t care what other people make of it. She believes in herself, follows her instincts and listens to her

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