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…

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…

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…

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! 

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 !

Art Gallery Preview, a hit ~


My art show preview was held last Thursday and went well. Thanks to all that attended. If you missed it, no worries, my work will be up the entire month of August in 2012. Please check out my website for most recent work and to purchase prints. Special thanks to my mom, for making this…

Art Gallery Preview, Nov. 10


Photographer Debra Schell has been accepted as a featured artist at Moravian Manor in 2012. An Evening of Art will display a preview of the 2012 gallery of artist work. All are invited to attend on Thursday, November 10, from 6:00 p.m – 8:00 p.m

Nikon apologies for insulting thousands of photographers


“We know some of you took offense to the last post, and we apologize, as it was not our aim to insult any of our friends. Our statement was meant to be interpreted that the right equipment can help you capture amazing images. We appreciate the passion you have for photography and your gear, and…