Kelli Scates is a photographer/creative director from Inglewood, CA. Her style spans documentary, fashion, music, and entertainment – From fashion shoots in South Africa, to R&B music videos, to exhibition work exploring the trauma of black girlhood.
Her work is often described as colorful, rhythmic, and deliberate. Kelli draws inspiration from dreams, film, R&B music, her grandmother’s sense of style, culture, spirit, and travel.
She has been published/featured by Black Enterprise Magazine, Hannah Magazine, Hip Hop DX, 21 Ninety, Plus Films and more.