Christopher Keels

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Chris Keels is an award winning portrait and commercial photographer 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’ singular directive is seeing his

students learn, progress and gain confidence in the craft that he loves so much.


Clients Include:

The Ohio State University

Capital University

Antioch College



Raising Canes Chicken

Equitas Health 

Columbus Bride Magazine

Charles Penzone

Abbot Labs

Capital University

Dupler Office

FKP Architecture 


Chute Gerdeman


Cement Marketing

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