Calvert Farm, Trout Run, Pa.


  My sister Melody, is getting married to Dan Calvert. My mom and I traveled to meet Dan’s parent (Walt and Diane) at their farm in Trout Run Pennsylvania on Sunday, Aug. 24. Full Photo Gallery

Melody’s Bridal Shower


 My sister is getting married!!! Here’s photos from Sunday Funday!~ This is one of the dresses she tried on before she selected her dress. I printed this photo out and got a matte for people who attended the bridal shower to sign, wishing her a “Happily Ever After.”

HYP Italian Lake Concert Series – The Villones


Harrisburg Young Professionals is continuing a favorite tradition of live, outdoor music with the Italian Lake Summer Concert Series! The Villones The Villones, Dean and Vicki, have been performing together in a wide variety of venues for over ten years. While their musical skills enable them to perform a large variety of music, in many genres,…

Our Lady of Angels Chapel in Charlestown


Click here for the FULL photo gallery Our Lady of Angels Chapel The 100-year-old Chapel is inside Charlestown Community, which is located in Catonsville, Maryland. When Our Lady of the Angels Chapel was built and dedicated in the early 20th century, it was surrounded by the rolling hills and open countryside of a farm that served as…

Lancaster, PA


Photographs made July 14, 2014 – Copyright Debra Schell/ 2014 Click here for the full photo gallery. 

Shear Miracle Organics, Salon Portraits


Photographs of Julie Ann  and Robyn at their salon, please go to their website for more info about their services, below is a brief bio from Robyn about Shear Miracle Organics. This salon provides not only style but it’s an experience, and its fun! I am a true believer in supporting local business, and especially…

Business Portraits


Business/ Professional portraits are essential if you are a business owner. Even if you’re not a CEO, it is just as important to have a professional photograph that represents you online! Preferably a photograph where you are “Dressed to Impress” and something that shows where you work, or tells a story of what you do. I’d…

Marissa & Jeff


My dear friend Marissa was married yesterday. I’m so happy for her! Here’s some photos from the wedding last night.  Marissa and I have been friends for 17 years! We’ve had our ups and downs, but yesterday I was truly happy for her that she finally seems so happy. Congrats to the newlyweds Marissa & Jeff~…

Creekside Soul at Italian Lake


Creekside Soul at Italian Lake on June 22, 2014 Harrisburg Young Professionals presents the annual Italian Lake Summer Concert Series! About Creekside Soul: Reese and Wendy Crane (husband and wife duo) play covers from soulful sounds of Motown and Philly to Nashville-famous tunes. Check them out on Facebook. Two more concerts are schedule in August, details…

Shakespeare In the Park, Antony & Cleopatra, More Photos and Video


Photographs ©Debra Schell/ 2014 – Share my images, don’t steal my work 😉 All photographs are FOR SALE! Go to my WEBSITE to purchase photographs. I’ll be donating 50% of print sales to Gamut’s Capitol Campaign!  Photographs from Harrisburg Shakespeare Company’s 21st season at the Levitt Pavilion in Reservoir Park! This season HSC is proud to present…

Shakespeare In the Park, Antony & Cleopatra


Photographs from Harrisburg Shakespeare Company’s 21st season at the Levitt Pavilion in Reservoir Park! This season HSC is proud to present William Shakespeare’s Antony & Cleopatra. Click HERE for the FULL Photo Gallery! Passion, war, and betrayal erupt in this rich romantic tragedy. Although the sensual Cleopatra has conquered the heart of Rome’s greatest soldier, Marc…

Harrisburg At Night


After Artsfest was over, I documented the empty streets of Harrisburg on Sunday evening. Go to my website for more images of the Harrisburg area.

Artsfest, Day 3


I enjoyed the jazz music today and just relaxed, taking in the moment without documenting it (for the most part), so I didn’t create many photographs, but here are a few. Make sure to check out Artsfest Day 1, and Day 2 photo blogs. Click here for full photo gallery from all three days of…

Artsfest 2014, Day 2


Here’s photos from today’s adventures at Artsfest! Click here for yesterday’s blog post about Artsfest. Today I volunteered again, traveling from booth-to-booth, meeting artists briefly, and viewing their work. Click here for full photo gallery. Artists: Iva Vranova, Iva’s Whimsical Children’s Art, Bangor, PA Endless Adventure Glass Art, Edward & Carol Zeuch, Richmond, VA One…

Artsfest 2014 !~


This is my second year volunteering for Artsfest! (Click here for last year’s blog about volunteering) and I brought my camera, photographing the artists, artisan work, musician, food, and people who attended the event today. I’ll be at the event again the next two days, so more photos to come, but here’s some from today….

Melody’s Dress Day


You may or may not know, but I’m a HUGE fan of dresses. When my sister recently got engaged, I was super excited for her. The first question I asked Melody was “When are we going to go dress shopping?” Finally the day came, we went to our local David’s Bridal shop and she selected…

Mandi & Friends


Mandi Block attended a benefit dinner for the Salvation Army, held at the Radisson Hotel Harrisburg in Camp HIll. She viewed artwork that I donated for the silent auction and bid on a photograph I had created last year. A nature photograph from Green Lane Park. She bid, and won, and took my photograph home. But Mandi wasn’t…

Melody & Dan, Engagement Photos


Today I had a special client, my sister, and her fiancee. We decided to do engagement photos in the City of Harrisburg. Locations include the Pennsylvania State Capitol, Downtown Harrisburg, City Island, and the Market Street Bridge. For more photos, go to my website.  

Long’s Park, Lancaster PA


Photographs of Long’s Park in Lancaster, PA. I had planned a photo shoot there with a client, but the weather didn’t quite work out so well, so we ended up doing them in her home. Check out more photos on my website.

Christina’s Family Portraits


A friend who I’ve been photographing since I was 15 asked me to photograph her and family on Easter this year. Here’s a few photos, for more, go to my website.

Pa. State Capitol


I took a tour of the Pennsylvania State Capitol  today to add to my collection of photographs, go to my website for more images.

Moon & Trees


At night in my backyard, I noticed the moon shining through the trees. Photographs taken at around 1 a.m. in Harrisburg, Pa.

Lana at Italian Lake


Lana, my friend’s daughter, at Italian Lake in Harrisburg. For more photos, go to my website.