Persistence at Hickory Run


“Difficulties strengthen the mind, as labor does the body.” ― Seneca Up one hill, down another, up again, so much that I had to stop to catch my breath. Then down, down, down, sometimes tip-toeing, sometimes sliding, sometimes going “Slow-Motion”, but I did get up and down the mountain, well one of the mountains at…

Artwork @ McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC


I’m proud to share this project that I worked with Nancie Hart on for the last year. It means so much that my artwork/photographs will be up on the walls of this office for many years to come. Nine of my photographs of the Harrisburg area have been selected for an art project, of which…

Harrisburg Artwork up at LTM


My Harrisburg Places photographs on metal artwork is now on display at the Little Theatre of Mechanicsburg. Photographs feature the Pennsylvania State Capitol and other landmarks in the City of Harrisburg. The work will be on display from Sept. 1- 25 during the LTM’s first show in the 67th Season, Last of the Red Hot…

Macbeth, Shakespeare in the Park


June 2-17, Wednesday-Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Join Gamut Theatre Group’s Harrisburg Shakespeare Company for the 24th Annual Free Shakespeare in the Park held at Reservoir Park in Harrisburg! Admission is FREE. We will be collecting canned good items for Bethesda Mission and encourage you to bring a donation. Come early with your own blankets or…

Cover Photo for PDJ


One of my Harrisburg images will be showcased on the cover of the Sep/Oct 2016 issue of the Pennsylvania Dental Journal with a circulation of 5,000 that will be mailed to professionals in the state.

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.

Spring in Harrisburg


Photo walk on Saturday, April 23, 2016 in Harrisburg, PA Check out my website for more photos at Debra Schell Photography!~

Kipona 2015


 Pennsylvania’s largest array of arts, activities and entertainment over the Labor Day weekend, the KIPONA Celebration is a festival that provides family fun for all, and is offered FREE on the banks of the beautiful Susquehanna River! The Kipona Festival is one of the oldest waterfront festivals in the United States and features the largest…

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…

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

Chickies Rock, Columbia, Pa.


I recently visited Chickies Rock in Columbia, Pa.  Out for a short hike, up the hill, got a bit lost, then found my way to this spectacular view. In post-processing, decided to create a “paint-like” image using filters. ALL Images © Debra Schell / 2014 ~ All Rights Reserved Prints can be purchased via my website.

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…

2014 Women’s Expo / Carlisle Expo Center / Nov. 8


Debra Schell Photography is very excited to be participating as an exhibitor in the women’s expo. Please stop by our booth, #118, and say “hi!” I’d love to speak with you about your photography needs! The third annual Cumberland County women’s expo will be held at a the Carlisle Expo Center, 100 K Street, Carlisle, on…

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!

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

The Girlhood of Shakespeare’s Heroines


All images ©Debra Schell/ 2014 Images available for purchase through website. Please contact Debra for use of images. If images are published, please make sure to give Debra Schell a photo credit. CLICK HERE FOR FULL PHOTO GALLERY THE GIRLHOOD OF SHAKESPEARE’S HEROINES BY DON NIGRO September 19, 20, 26 & 27 7:30 P.M. CLICK…

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.”