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Fashion/Lifestyle/Beauty Photographer
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I just love the holidays and I figured it might be a good time to come up with a little gift guide for my photographer friends! So here we go… my top 20 favorite things from gear to books to shoes (all photography related of course… well except for the moose):

1.  The NIKON DF Camera $2996.95:  This is at the top of my wish list for good reason… it has a D4 sensor/old body style… amaaazeballsl!!!

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2.  The Brixton Hooligan Hat $34:  cute

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3.  The Brixton Camera bag by ONA $419:  I quite Love this bag, I have the smaller version of it and wish I had gone with this one insteadimage

4.  The G-Technology G-Dock $749:  The best solution for on set backup… helloooooo blazing fast thunderbolt 

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5.  The Nikon 1AW waterproof camera with interchangeable lenses $799:  I am LOVING this camera

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6.  2014 Magpul Calendar $16.95:  Photography by me ;)… shameless plug but seriously a portion of the proceeds from the calendar will go to the USMC Reconnaissance Foundation. The foundation provides assistance to wounded Reconnaissance Marines and Marine Reconnaissance families. Last year’s calendar raised over $20,000 for charity. 

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7.  Nikon 85mm 1.4 Lens $1599:  Lens Lust… its my current fave

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8.   Photographers Survival Guide $5.95:  A great book on how to make it in the commercial photography worldimage

9.  Pocketwizard PLUS X $89:  The simplest pocket wizards ever

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10.   Black River Imaging Loft Greeting Cards $1.82:  Super Thick greeting cards you can personalize 

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11.  Sperry Topsider Goldfish Wedges $98:  Yep these are my work shoes

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12.  The Westcott 26” Rapid Box $199:  a super portable beauty dish for your speed light!image

13.  ZGallerie Faux MooseHead $199:  He is amazing… everyone needs a moose

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14.  Brixton Fiddler Hat $34:  This is pretty much a must-have

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15.  Graphistudio Pocketbooks $:  Great gifts for friends

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16.  Nikon Shotglass Lens Set $18:  Precious

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17.  Profoto B1 500 AirTTL Cordless Strobe $1995:  Oh yeah, no cords

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18. Oh Snap Leather Journal $24:  I take this with me everywhere

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19.  Restoration Hardware Ultimate leather desk chair $845:  Yes please

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20.  TheFstoppers Workshop in the Bahamas  $650-1150:  Hope to see you there!  :)  

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CHEERS & HAPPY HOLIDAYS!!!!

Stoked to see my new lifestyle images on the Nikon website for the NIkon 1!  Amazed by the image quality that comes out of this lil compact camera system!!!  LOVE It!!!    #NikonUSA #interchangeablelenses #Nikon1 #dixiedixonnikon

*I shot all images with Nikon 1 Compact Cameras 

Lifestyle work published in 360 West Magazine November Issue 

Featured on the Nikon World Website 

Featured on the Nikon World Website 

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Dixie Dixon Photography
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Images shot with Nikon D3x Camera and Nikkor Lenses
Song: Sweet Disposition by Temper Trap

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So ridiculously HONORED & EXCITED to be featured in Nikon World Magazine and see my image on the cover… this is definitely one of the HAPPIEST moments of my photo career!!! Thank you thank you thank you to all the folks at Nikon… you guys ROCK my world!!!! 

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