Lancaster Roots & Blues Festival, 2019 ~


“As a little kid, blues meant hope, excitement, pure emotion. Blues were about feelings. They seem to bring out the feelings of the artist and they brought out my feelings as a kid. They made me wanna move, or sing, or pick up Reverend’s guitar and figure out how to make those wonderful sounds.” ― B.B….

One red balloon offers a bird’s-eye view


“Use every person’s skill set to the fullest. Both optimists and pessimists contribute. An optimist invents the hot air balloon, and a pessimist invents the parachute.” ― Ramesh Lohia and Surbhi Lohia The annual Lancaster Hot Air Balloon Festival kicked off on Friday, Sept. 8 and eager to capture some images of the balloons, I drove…

Lancaster Roots & Blues Festival 2018


{Photos by Deb Schell created on March 11, 2018} I attended the 5th Annual Lancaster Roots & Blues Festival this past weekend. Check out my photos from some of the artists. More Photos

Hiking at Tucquan Glen


I decided to celebrate my 30-something birthday with new friends, while climbing up and down hills and valleys, for seven hours, with over a total of 9 miles. I hadn’t anticipated hiking that far, or for that long, and two days later, I’m still feeling that my body wasn’t expecting that either. Regardless, I am…

Rachel B


Rachel B, Pittsburgh-based musician, preformed in Downtown Lancaster during the annual festival, Lancaster Celebrate, on June 24, 2016. She’s a great singer/songwriter/musician and a good friend, so when she asked me to photograph her during this event, I was in 🙂 I usually dance to her music, but this time, I danced and photographed. Check…

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.

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

Lancaster, PA


Photographs made July 14, 2014 – Copyright Debra Schell/ 2014 Click here for the full photo gallery. 

Shear Miracle Organics, Salon Portraits


Photographs of Julie Ann  and Robyn at their salon, please go to their website for more info about their services, below is a brief bio from Robyn about Shear Miracle Organics. This salon provides not only style but it’s an experience, and its fun! I am a true believer in supporting local business, and especially…

Mini Photo Shoot with Shear Miracle Organics


Fun, style, laughs, and all while getting my hair done – that was today. Even though it was raining, I had a great day with my favorite stylists at Shear Miracle Organics, the only organic salon in Lancaster! I’d gotten to know Robyn Atticks about a year ago and that’s when I discovered the awesome products…

Long’s Park, Lancaster PA


Photographs of Long’s Park in Lancaster, PA. I had planned a photo shoot there with a client, but the weather didn’t quite work out so well, so we ended up doing them in her home. Check out more photos on my website.

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…

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…

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…

Nature Exhibit up @ Central Penn College


I spent the morning putting up my Nature Photography Exhibit at Central Penn College with the help of my business manager aka “MoM” and Paul Kiesow, art gallery curator for the college. Make sure and stop by to view the work, it will be up until the end of May! Go To My Website if…

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…

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! 

My Views ~ On The Farm


Photos taken with my EVO Smartphone at a farm in Mount Joy, Lancaster Pa., for more of My Views, go to my website~