Chris Keels is an award-winning portrait photographer and educator based out of Columbus, Ohio. With a background in fine art and graphic design, Chris made the transition to photography over 20 years ago and in 2001 began his professional career shooting full time. His work has been wide-ranging, photographing brides, billionaires, celebrities, politicians, professional athletes and children with special needs, all with the same passion, honor and awe.
As an educator, Chris leads workshops on the foundations of digital photography, portraiture, and lighting. Teaching with openness, patience and enthusiasm, Chris’s singular directive is seeing his students learn, progress and gain confidence in the craft that he loves so much.