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

Headshots at City Island


I photographed a friend on Sunday while at City Island in Harrisburg. Here’s some photos from the shoot, for more, go to my website.

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…

Looking at the past, seeing the future


Since I recently hit 10,000 views on this blog, it got me to thinking about how this all started. Why I started to blog, and how I developed my skills over the past two years. It’s been a long journey. I started blogging back in 2010 in another blog, Debra Schell. After a few months…

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…

Week 51: Winter


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

Week 49: Smiles


My friend Kim always smiles  but I love this photo where it’s not just her face, but her body language expressing happiness! This was taken during a Zumbathon® Friday night. (Click here for more photos from the event)  For more photos from the 52 Week Photo Project, go to my website. 

My Views from the beach


Taken while at Ocean City, Maryland this past weekend. For more My Views photos, go to my website.

Week 32: Shadow


For more photos from the 52 Week Photo project, go to my website. 

Week 24: Dad


This was shot a few months ago and I used one of the images above for Texture. I did spend time with my father, but since he hasn’t been well, I am cheating a bit, and using this photo collage. For more photos from the project, go to my website~