My name is Chelo and I was born and raised in 80s/90s Bronx, NYC. I somehow managed to teach myself anything I was interested in. I was an only child, a latch-key kid, I did't fit in, and all of those things set my imagination on fire.
I gravitated towards the arts, and studied Vocal at LaG, though I secretly wish I had chosen acting.
I started to tinker with photography when I was in college. I sat in Washington Sq Park and waited for the right moments to click the shutter. I developed my own film and printed my own enlargements. As much as I love to learn about everything, photography is the one thing I have never been able to let go.
It's been 10 years since I started shooting weddings & portraits.
Don't hesitate to write if you'd be interested in working with me. My boys, my fiancé, and my chiweenie, Sunshine, all send their regards.
Honored you're here,
Polaroid of Chelo Keys, © Amarie Baker