David Mello - Photographer
Keiko Mello - Client Services
I am Army brat, born in Pforzheim, Germany. After dividing time between Europe and the U.S. for 12 years, I relocated to the Pacific NW. Since my film-making studies at The Evergreen State College, my life continues to be a work-in-progress, a constant exploration of both visual and written creative expression.
Keiko spent her formative years in Minneapolis and was active in the Minneapolis music scene with undergraduate studies in graphic design and playing drums in bands for 14 years before moving out to the Seattle area. In the Pacific NW African and Middle Eastern dance, she shifted to illustration and is has administrative juggernaut with her share of customer relations skills to boot! Next on her list: marketing and blogging!
She and I met 22 years ago and we have been all but inseparable since. In 2009, we formed Elliott Bay Photography, LLC to provide solutions for the creative soul. We started with an array of services but realize we operate best at what we DO best. So, in 2019 we re-branded to DAVID MELLO PHOTO to zero in on Portrait Noir & Real Estate services and to feature wall art and select gift products through FINE ART AMERICA.
Who knows where life's adventures may take us next!
Welcome to our journey!