Jamestown, New York

Travels to Jamestown, NY – March 15, 2015 All images ©Debra Schell/ 2015 Click here to go to full gallery

Pittsburgh Parks

I was out in Pittsburgh, PA for work last week and decided that I wanted to check out some parks that I hadn’t been to for a long time, or ever! So here’s a few photos, taken with my iPhone. Locations include Frick Park, Highland Park, and Schenley Park. Click HERE for More photos.

Peace Day Philly 2013, Part 1

Peace Day Philly started two years ago. It was a small, local idea, spurred by a global initiative to celebrate and embrace peace in the world. I was one year old in 1981, when Peace Day was adopted unanimously through a United Nations Resolution. It stated that the day should be devoted to commemorating and…

Cards, Prints now available at Haven, in Lititz

If you’ve wanted to have a piece of my work, but thought you can’t afford it, well there’s no excuse now, I’ve got cards in Haven, a gift shop, located along Main Street in Lititz. Cards are $4, prints are as low as $20, so stop by and check them out!      


I photographed the Kipona Wine, Arts, and Blues Festival last weekend, what a great time. The hot and humid weather didn’t stop me from getting there. Nor did the fact that I didn’t have anyone to join me, but sometimes the best experiences happen to me when I’m alone. No one to complain, or nag,…

Open House/ Art Sale~

If you are in the Harrisburg area, join me for my open house where selected images previously exhibited will be 50 % OFF ~!!! This is an awesome deal if you love my photography and have wanted a piece to call your own. In addition to my work, music, and improv will be happening, so…

Wine & Music Festival

I had a great time with a friend while at the Dauphin County Parks & Recreation’s Wine & Music Festival. The event, held this weekend at Fort Hunter Park in Harrisburg, had tons of great wine, food, music, and people!~ 

Artsfest 2013, Volunteer day

So I decided to volunteer at this year’s 46th Annual Patriot-News Artsfest 2013. What a great time! My photographs were also published in the Patriot-News/ PennLive.com and on Storify. Here’s the link. Jumpstreet, a non-profit orginization provided the volunteers and ran the 3-day event. Monday I got there first thing in the morning. I had assumed…

Flavor Fest 2013

Great time at Flavor Fest this weekend, tons of awesome wines, and music!  Met Adam Blessing, amazing singer and musician!  Here’s a short video of him performing during the event.  All Photography @2013/Debra Schell Photography – Please do not steal my work http://www.DebraSchellPhotography.com

My Views 2013, Y ~ Bridges of Harrisburg

To view more of  “My Views” go to my Website. Selected images from this collection are on exhibit at the Lewis Street Gallery. The images, which are framed, matted, and signed are available for purchase and are on sale for 50 percent off! !~ Contact me if you are interested in purchasing my work! All…

Little Theater of Mechanicsburg hosts Nature Exhibit

The Little Theater of Mechanicsburg will be kindly exhibiting my nature photographs during the performance of Incorruptible from May 31 – June 15. Here’s a bit about the show from LTM’s website: Welcome to Priseaux, France, c. 1250 A.D. The local monks are starving because St. Foy, their patron saint, hasn’t worked a miracle in…

A view of Harrisburg from City Island

This was taken with my  smartphone just before I went to the Harrisburg Senators baseball game last Thursday.   For more of “My Views” go to my website. 

My Views, 2013

It finally springs! Time for me to continue my series titled “My Views” – a collection of photographs taken with my Droid smartphone. Several photographs from last year, when I started the project, are up at 2nd Floor Gallery in Mechanicsburg, Pa. I’ll be adding more of these and hopefully, I’ll be exhibiting new work…

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…

Travels to O.C. N.J.

I had a great adventure yesterday, traveling from Harrisburg, Pa. to Schwenksville, Pa., to Ocean City, N.J., all in a day, along with a cute couple who just happen to be expecting soon! Here’s some photos from our adventure. (The pregnancy photos will be shown later, after her baby shower.) For more photos, Go To…

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.  

New Exhibits Announced for 2013 !~

Hey hey, I’ll be exhibiting at the 2nd Floor Gallery in Mechanicsburg for three months, starting in February, so make sure and check out my work if you are in the area! Selected images from the “My Views” exhibit will be on display!

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…