Nature Photograph selected for the 85th Annual International Juried Exhibit


A photograph from my nature photography exhibit has been selected for the Art Association of Harrisburg‘s 85th Annual International Juried Exhibit. An opening reception will be held Saturday, May 18 from 6-9 p.m. at the Art Association building, 21 North Front Street, Harrisburg, Pa. Go to my website to view more photographs.  The exhibit will be…

Nature Exhibit up @ Central Penn College


I spent the morning putting up my Nature Photography Exhibit at Central Penn College with the help of my business manager aka “MoM” and Paul Kiesow, art gallery curator for the college. Make sure and stop by to view the work, it will be up until the end of May! Go To My Website if…

Revisit photo walk in Lititz, Pa.


I revisited Lititz, Pa., which was recently named the “Coolest Small Town in America, 2013” by Budget Travel. It was a great chance to reshoot the places I did back in 2011. While walking around along Main Street in downtown Lititz, I started to photograph a metal sculpture and then saw another one, so I…

52 Week Project Exhibit at Homeland Center now up :)


I’ve put up the 12 selected photos from last year’s 52 Week Photo Project. They will be on display at the Homeland Center now until the end of June. Make sure and stop by to see them, just off to the left hallway when you enter the building. This is the second time I’m exhibiting…

A day in Lititz, PA – America’s Coolest Small Town, 2013


I spent this afternoon walking the streets of Lititz, Pa., which was just named the “America’s coolest small towns, 2013” ! I’m working with my friend Lisa and new friend and owner of Haven, to get an event going to celebrate this. I’m planing to be part of Lititz 2nd Friday event – another of the…

Susquehanna River


Color or B&W ? Let me know which one you like better. To check out more photographs taken in the Harrisburg area, go to my website.  

Erica Lyn Everest at First Friday


My favorite local jazz singer, Erica Lyn Everest, and her guitarist, Ken Geist performed during First Friday, while I was exhibiting my nature photography. She has an amazing voice and Ken is an amazing with the guitar. Check out this video I did of them last night! 

First Friday Nature Photography Exhibit


Last night I participated in Lancaster Arts First Friday event. It’s great, tons of awesome art galleries and Lancaster has an amazing art scene. SO I was super excited when I got it all set up to exhibit at Lancaster Dental Arts, right around the corner from “Gallery Row” !!! Yes, I exhibited in a…

EnD CrImE, Harrisburg residents cry for peace


Spray-painted on an abandon building are several pleas for crime to end in Harrisburg’s Uptown neighborhood. Recent shootings make it clear that crime isn’t on the decline, but rise. When will it end? The messages are right around the corner from an abandon house with a beautiful painting on its side. Makes me think that…

Happy New Year


2012 is over and it’s 2013 ! I am so excited to continue creating photographs this year and since starting my photography business two years ago, I’ve learned a ton of really awesome things! Last year I had set a goal to have one exhibit, but by the end of the year, I had exhibited…

2012 in review


The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 3,900 views in 2012. If every person who reached the top of Mt. Everest viewed this blog, it would have taken 7 years to get…

Week 51: Winter


Go to my website for more photos from the 52 Week Photo Project !

Middletown- Surrender ends police standoff


A Middletown resident with guns in his home threatened suicide, prompting police to lock down his Race Street neighborhood Tuesday morning. A police negotiator convinced the man to give up, ending a 3-hour stalemate. By Debra Schell, Jim Lewis and Garry Lenton Press And Journal Staff A Middletown man who threatened to shoot himself kept…

In Royalton, anger over boro’s response to flood


by Debra Schell / Press And Journal Staff : 10/7/2011 Video         Photos Six years ago Amy Benner moved from Harrisburg to a home along the Swatara Creek in lower Royalton. Last month’s flood was her first disaster. The creek, which flows behind her home, filled the streets with water. “We were new to this. We…