The City I See: Chaos & Calm


This past year has been especially challenging for everyone. It seems almost everyone I talk to says that they are happy to see 2016 end. If for political reasons, or for personal reasons, or whatever your reason for feeling like that was just not your year, no fear, because we are right in the beginning of 2017.

The Merry Wives of Windsor, Shakespeare in the Park


The Merry Wives of Windsor, Free Shakespeare in the Park, 2016 June 3rd – 18th Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturdays at 7:30pm Levitt Pavilion, Reservoir Park, Harrisburg, Pa. Click here for More photos.

Peace Day 2015 Video “What will you do for Peace?”


This video was created on Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015. Peace Day Philly volunteers asked random people in Rittenhouse Square what they can do to contribute to a more peaceful world. The idea was to get people thinking about Peace Day, on Sept. 21. INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE The United Nations International Day of Peace, September…

Favorite Places & Spaces, Week 1 – Susquehanna Art Museum


The first in my series called “Harrisburg Places & Spaces,” I’m sharing with you photographs of an art space that’s new to Midtown, the Susquehanna Art Museum.
Each week I’ll share a photo of a space I love in the city of Harrisburg and tell you why I love it. This week it’s SAM.

Artsfest 2015


Fantastic weather, great food, wonderful art, and jammin music during this year’s Artsfest. For the third year, I volunteered for the event which brings over 250 artists and a variety of musicians and food vendors to the Susquehanna Riverfront in Harrisburg. Each year that I volunteer, I walk around a sit at various booths to…

Travels to Warren, PA


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Client Portraits / Woman of the Year Campaign


My friend (and favorite repeat client) Adrienne Thoman, has decided to run for Woman of the Year! She asked me to create photographs she would be using for her efforts to raise money for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Below is her blog post about the decision to run!~

Comedian Liz Curtis opens for Tom Green


Comedian Liz Curtis opens for Tom Green at the Chameleon Club in Lancaster, Pa. on Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015. All images ©Debra Schell/ 2015 Images available for purchase, please contact Debra for rights to use photographs for promotion. More Photos

CPAFE 10th Anniversary


Central Pennsylvania Association for Female Executives 10th Anniversary Dinner Nov. 6, 2014 Photos by Debra Schell ©2014 / ALL RIGHTS RESERVED Prints available for purchase on the website. Contact Debra Schell for information on photography services, email Debra.Schell32@gmail.com    

2014 Women’s Expo


I had a great time meeting new potential clients at the 2014 Women’s Expo held in Carlisle this weekend! Thanks to all who came out and stopped by our booth! I’m going to be announcing the winner of the $100 gift certificate soon, so say tuned! As always, please check out my photography website and…

Travels in Lancaster County


After picking up artwork in Lancaster, I decided to travel around and make some photographs. Click here for more photos on my website and to order any prints.  All photographs ©Debra Schell/ 2014 ~ All Rights Reserved

Millersburg, PA


  Travels to Millersburg, PA today!~~ All images ©Debra Schell/ 2014 ~ Click HERE for more photos and to ORDER PRINTS!

Penn Pump Park~ Easton, Pa.


Travels to Easton, PA Photography by Debra Schell All images ©Debra Schell/ 2014 Images available for purchase, CLICK HERE for Full Photo Gallery

Footprints of Peace/ Poetry for Peace


PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 2014—This International Peace Day, the Penn Museum in Philadelphia, in collaboration with City poet laureate emeritus and peace advocate Sonia Sanchez presents FOOTPRINTS OF PEACE. In a city, a country, and a world where violence is too often in the news, FOOTPRINTS OF PEACE brings together a multigenerational lineup of concerned poets, musicians…

UN Peace Day Interfaith Service to End Gun Violence ~ Peace Day Philly Event


Independence Hall, Philadelphia, Pa Peace Day Philly Event, Sept. 20, 2014 ~ Photography by Debra Schell ~ © Debra Schell/ 2014 Prints available for purchase, contact Debra for promotional or publication use~ Heeding God’s Call – Taking Action to End Gun Violence – Inspiring Hope, Raising Voices, Taking Action to End Gun Violence. God is calling…

2nd Annual Philadelphia United Jazz Festival


Philadelphia United Jazz Festival 2014 Photography by Debra Schell/ © Debra Schell / 2014 Photographs available for purchase, photographs only available for personal use, contact Debra for more information on usage of images for promotion and publication. Click HERE for FULL PHOTO GALLERY

Melody & Dan’s Wedding Day !~


Melody & Dan’s Wedding held on Sept. 27, 2014 at West Shore Free Church in Mechanicsburg, PA. I didn’t photograph the ceremony because I was the Maid of Honor! We did hire a professional photographer and I can’t wait to see the images!~ Full Photo Gallery

Peace Day 2014 Video


Music by Farah Siraj Photographs of past Peace Day Philly events and Images For Peace.

Peace Day, What can you do for Peace?


  The International Day of Peace is in one week! What will you do on Peace Day? How can you help to make the world a Peaceful place to live? This year’s theme for Peace Day is Right to Peace. We all should have the right to live in a peaceful world. The reality is,…

Lorimer Park


Lorimer Park, Montgomery County, PA © Debra Schell/ 2014 Photographs created on Sept. 5, 2014  FULL PHOTO GALLERY  

Johnstown, Pa.


© Debra Schell Photography/ 2014 CLICK HERE FOR FULL PHOTO GALLERY

John & Lynn, Wedding Photography


  The Wedding of Lynn Renee Rau and John Patrick Hegarty was held at Paxton Church of the Brethren on August 17, 2014 at Noon. CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL PHOTO GALLERY

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.”