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Chelcie S Porter is a photographer, artist and writer. She has been an activist for both her Pilsen community in Chicago, IL and for LGBTQ rights and has set out to change the world with her many talents. This blog is full of the thoughts, after thoughts, ramblings and inspirations the fuel her work.
Find out more at www.chelciesporter.net


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    Celebrating the new diamond pinky ring.  #jewelry #fashion #diamonds #teaanyone #shinebright

    Celebrating the new diamond pinky ring. #jewelry #fashion #diamonds #teaanyone #shinebright

    — 15 hours ago
    #shinebright  #fashion  #jewelry  #teaanyone  #diamonds 
    The stench of rotting fish at this point is horrible. But I will miss these grays #Alaska

    The stench of rotting fish at this point is horrible. But I will miss these grays #Alaska

    — 16 hours ago
    #alaska 
    Barely caught a glimpse of the rainbow this morning but it was purty. #Alaska

    Barely caught a glimpse of the rainbow this morning but it was purty. #Alaska

    — 16 hours ago
    #alaska 
    To say that I am ready to leave #Alaska is an understatement. I am greatful for what this place has given me and shown me.  But its time to move on.  #travel #wellness

    To say that I am ready to leave #Alaska is an understatement. I am greatful for what this place has given me and shown me. But its time to move on. #travel #wellness

    — 3 days ago with 1 note
    #wellness  #travel  #alaska 
    Love these ladies.  It will be so long before I see them again. #friends #goodbyes

    Love these ladies. It will be so long before I see them again. #friends #goodbyes

    — 3 days ago
    #goodbyes  #friends 
    One of my favorite people. This guy has helped to keep me sane through the season here. #friends

    One of my favorite people. This guy has helped to keep me sane through the season here. #friends

    — 3 days ago
    #friends 
    So blessed to be spending time with these magnificent creatures soon. God is good.  #elephants #greatful #blessed #wellness

    So blessed to be spending time with these magnificent creatures soon. God is good. #elephants #greatful #blessed #wellness

    — 3 days ago with 1 note
    #greatful  #wellness  #blessed  #elephants 
    Met a woman that let me try on her blinged out rooster ring! I loved it! #jewelry #chicken #rooster #fashion

    Met a woman that let me try on her blinged out rooster ring! I loved it! #jewelry #chicken #rooster #fashion

    — 3 days ago
    #chicken  #fashion  #jewelry  #rooster 
    Three years ago today I got home from vacation and began to sell off my apartment and prepare for life as a gypsy. Since then I’ve spent time in #Prague #Istanbul #Canada #USVI #BVI and #PuertoRico. I will add #Thailand #England #China and #Germany to the list this year.#travel #nodamass

    Three years ago today I got home from vacation and began to sell off my apartment and prepare for life as a gypsy. Since then I’ve spent time in #Prague #Istanbul #Canada #USVI #BVI and #PuertoRico. I will add #Thailand #England #China and #Germany to the list this year.#travel #nodamass

    — 3 days ago
    #canada  #germany  #england  #istanbul  #puertorico  #prague  #china  #nodamass  #thailand  #bvi  #usvi  #travel 
    Photography Tour !

    I’m heading out for a photography tour soon and wanted to post my schedule in case anyone is need of any services. My rates are fantastic and you can see more of my work at www.Chelciesporter.net
    Sept 29th-Oct 4th Chicago
    Oct 5th-8th Minneapolis
    Oct 9th-12th Grand Rapids Michigan
    Oct 13th-14th Chicago
    Oct 15th-26th St Thomas, St John USVI and Tortola British Virgin Islands
    Oct 27th-Nov 5th Chicago
    Nov 6th-20th Phuket/Chiang Mai Thailand
    Nov 21st-24th London
    Nov 24th Prague, Czech Republic

    — 4 days ago with 1 note
    Not my first fur but the first one I’ve bought for myself. Beaver and coyote. Love it! Ready for winter in #Prague   #fashion #fur

    Not my first fur but the first one I’ve bought for myself. Beaver and coyote. Love it! Ready for winter in #Prague #fashion #fur

    — 6 days ago
    #prague  #fashion  #fur 
    #Travel is a very enriching experience.  I would suggest trying it before you make any major life decisions.  #Alaska #sunset #mountain #nature #wellness

    #Travel is a very enriching experience. I would suggest trying it before you make any major life decisions. #Alaska #sunset #mountain #nature #wellness

    — 1 week ago with 4 notes
    #mountain  #nature  #wellness  #travel  #alaska  #sunset 
    Solitude is precious.  #Alaska #blackandwhite #nature #photography

    Solitude is precious. #Alaska #blackandwhite #nature #photography

    — 1 week ago with 3 notes
    #photography  #alaska  #blackandwhite  #nature 
    I’m so glad that I love all of the things about myself that I used to hate.  My gapped front teeth, my wide nose, my slanted eyes. Self-love takes awhile but it’s worth the wait. #African #women #Cuban #gringa #blackwoman #Photography #onelove #rastafari

    I’m so glad that I love all of the things about myself that I used to hate. My gapped front teeth, my wide nose, my slanted eyes. Self-love takes awhile but it’s worth the wait. #African #women #Cuban #gringa #blackwoman #Photography #onelove #rastafari

    — 1 week ago
    #cuban  #blackwoman  #photography  #rastafari  #african  #onelove  #gringa  #women