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  1. Jimmy // MSA Models

    07 Aug 2015

    Model: Jimmy ℅ MSA New York Photographer: Kara Nixon Shot on Wall Street, New York. I had the pleasure of working with the awesome Jimmy of MSA. I first started talking to Jimmy on Facebook when I was in California. I knew i was going to be in New York,…


  2. Caroline // Next NY

    05 Aug 2015

    Model: Caroline ℅ Next New York Makeup: Guerline Photographer: Kara Nixon Shot in Brooklyn, New York I had the pleasure of working with Caroline while I was in New York. I wasn’t able to work with too many models from Next, but I’m glad I was able to work with…


  3. Mark // IMG

    27 Jul 2015

    Model: Mark ℅ IMG Photographer: Kara Nixon Shot in Brooklyn, New York I had the pleasure of teaming up with IMG model Mark. We shot around the apartment and wound up with a solid group of black and white images minus the top photo. Enjoy the series.


  4. I HATE BLONDE

    24 Jul 2015

    Blogger + Stylist: Rachel Lynch (i hate blonde) Photographer: Kara Nixon I had the pleasure of teaming up with Rachel on my trip to New York. She’s always a blast to hang out with and work with. I also love working with people who love working with me and always…


  5. Eva // IMG

    22 Jul 2015

    Photographed in Brooklyn, New York. Model: Eva ℅ IMG Photographer: Kara Nixon Okay, I’m kind of sort of really obsessed with Eva. First off, she is one of the kindest of souls. She is such a joy to be around. I just love her. We shot a bunch of amazing…


  6. Zac

    19 Jul 2015

    Model: Zac Photographer: Kara Nixon Zac and I have been trying to shoot for quite sometime, so I was stoked to make it happen this time around! We met up, grabbed coffee for me & a beer for him at the Blind Barber where you get the best of both…


  7. Aleksei // LA Models

    19 Jul 2015

    Model: Aleksei ℅ LA Models Photographer: Kara Nixon I had the pleasure of teaming up with Aleksei on one of my last days in California. He had contacted me via Instagram about shooting, but we both had busy schedules. He signed with LA Models a little while after and of…


  8. Alexis // Red NYC

    07 Jul 2015

    Model: Alexis ℅ Red  Photographer: Kara Nixon Alexis… I had the pleasure of teaming up with this awesome French guy in New York. He was my first official shoot in NY and I could not have been more excited about it because I nearly missed him. We met up midday…


  9. Alex // One.1

    06 Jul 2015

    Model: Alex ℅ One.1 Management Makeup: Sarah Lombardo Photographer: Kara Nixon I had the pleasure of working with Alex of One.1 and I was beyond excited. Early on, her agent let me know she was fairly busy and wouldn’t be as readily available as some of the other models. Sarah…


  10. Alexa for Veux Magazine

    28 Jun 2015

    Model: Alexa Photographer: Kara Nixon Alexa and I randomly decided to head to Joshua Tree since parks were free for the weekend. We shot a sweet little “Coachella Searchin’” story since everyone was at Coachella except. We never found Coachella ;) Alexa did makeup and styled the entire shoot. We…


  11. Leslie {Orange County Portrait}

    03 Jun 2015

    My lovely friend, former coworker and now client Leslie and I met up in San Juan for a quick portrait session. Leslie and I worked together at In-N-Out and have known each other for a while now. She would always compliment me on my photos, which I loved because comments…


  12. Jesse // Osbrink Models

    01 Jun 2015

    Model: Jesse ℅ Osbrink Stylist + Photographer: Kara Nixon Jesse and I have been talking about shooting for a while. We ran into each other randomly in Venice Beach and I kept apologizing for taking so long to get back to him. Fast forward a couple months and we still…


  13. Gabe Witmer // CGM

    30 May 2015

    Model: Gabe ℅ CGM Photographer: Kara Nixon All right, all right, I said plenty about Gabe in my last post, so to keep it short and sweet… We created magic. I love this series we put together.


  14. Cami + Nasaya

    28 May 2015

    Models: Cami + Nasaya Makeup: Whitney Gregory Hair: Sarah  Photographer: Kara Nixon Styling: Combined efforts of everyone involved featuring items from Forever21, H&M, Urban Outfitters and Classe Life I had a blast creating these images with these lovely ladies. It was somewhat different than what I typically shoot.. A lot…


  15. 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…


  16. 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


  17. 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…


  18. 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…


  19. 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…


  20. 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…


  21. 70's Gal

    04 Oct 2014

    Model: Milena of Vision Los Angeles Photographer: Kara Nixon Styling: Combined efforts of Kara & Milena Milena had her first test shoot ever with me, which was wonderful. It was one of my favorite shoots to date and here we are again doing another test shoot. She has ridiculously awesome…


  22. Andrei

    24 Sep 2014

    Model: Andrei Lis Photographed & Styled by Kara Nixon I find the best shoots are the spontaneous ones where you have a location in mind or a certain look and you just kind of let it happen. Andrei and I made a trip down to Laguna Beach and just went…


  23. Sun, Skate & Sand

    24 Jun 2014

    Introducing the lovely Becca of newMARK Models – She is fabulously wonderful. I honestly had a blast photographing her. I felt like John Schell the entire day – extreme surfer/skater babe lifestyle shoot. I hadn’t done a one-on-one (Noel doesn’t count because we are like one person) lifestyle session in…


  24. Christian //

    01 May 2014

    Model: Christian Photographer: Kara Nixon I had the pleasure of shooting my neighbor Christian. Check out that sweet surfer’s tan he’s got going on. Enjoy.


  25. A Girl and Her Beach

    28 Apr 2014

    Model: Megan Photographer: Kara Nixon Wardrobe: combined effort of Megan & Kara Megan (or Summer as I originally know her by) and I met at Nordstrom two years ago when I was picking out a dress to wear while assisting Samuel Lippke on a wedding (be sure to check out…


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