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  1. 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…


  2. 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…


  3. 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…


  4. 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…


  5. 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,…


  6. 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…


  7. 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,…


  8. Ricky // MDM

    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!


  9. Trevor // Wilhelmina Miami

    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…


  10. 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


  11. Jessica + Rafael // Two Management

    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


  12. 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…


  13. 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…


  14. 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…


  15. 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…


  16. 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…


  17. 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…


  18. 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…


  19. 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…


  20. 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…


  21. 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…


  22. Fall & Holiday Mini Sessions

    09 Oct 2014

    I am currently booking for fall & holiday mini sessions. There sessions are 20 minutes and open to families, friends, roommates, couples, siblings, and there is even limited availability to solo sessions. These are completely affordable, especially during a money-spending time. If these dates don’t work for you, feel free…


  23. The Warehouse

    07 Oct 2014

    The best shoots are when the models show up, you shoot and just hang out. A day in the warehouse with Bryce and Abi was just that. Abi showed up first and we went through wardrobe while waiting for Bryce. Once Bryce made it, we started shooting right away. I…


  24. 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…


  25. Tracy Goes West

    25 Sep 2014

    Tracy came out to California and it was awesome. She Facebook messaged me about a week before she was coming out because she needed a place to stay for a night and also needed someone to pick her up from the airport. I was more than happy to do so…


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