Tana Reiff, Author-Photographer

Signs of Lancaster County:
A Photographic Tour of Lancaster County

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Hay Wagon at Golden Hour, by Tana Reiff (All rights reserved.)
1 Order premium Canvas Gallery Wraps from what's in stock, or directly from Tana. Select from these catalogs:
Lancaster County (catalog + PDF mini-catalog)
Wildflowers Magnified (catalog + PDF mini-catalog)
All canvas wraps come with signed Certificate of Authenticity.

2 Select framed or unframed prints, throw pillows, notecards, shower curtains and more at . You'll find a great selection of Tana's work arranged in online galleries.

3 Thinking about new wall art for your home, office, or commercial area? Please contact Tana to discuss your preferences and request a custom catalog.

Come and see my photographs in Strasburg Saturday, December 2!

First Presbyterian Church of Strasburg, 101 S Decatur St., Strasburg, 10am-4pm. Free admission to the holiday market part of Strasburg Heritage Society's Holiday Home Tour.

I'll be bringing canvas wraps (mostly Lancaster County landscapes and Wildflowers Magnified), matted prints (many new and interesting ones), notecards, Signs of Lancaster County books, posters, and a few small framed prints.

f you can't make it to the shows, please contact me at tana@tanareiff.com. Order by December 4 for delivery in time for the holidays. You can also purchase what's in stock at a discount.

FREE Signs of Lancaster poster with any purchase of $15 or more! ($10 to purchase by itself)

Misty Morning Series: new in 2017

Two new Hopes and Dreams titles bring 
collection to 9

Pro Lingua Associates has released new editions of two more titles in Tana Reiff's Hopes and Dreams historical fiction series: A Different Home (Cuban-Americans) and The Family From Vietnam (Vietnamese-Americans).

The new books and optional audio CDs are designed for English as a Second Language as well as native speakers of all ages. They fictionalize true-to-life immigration stories at a very low reading level. Also available are extensive FREE downloadable teacher resources.

The other seven Hopes and Dreams titles are Hungry No More (Irish-Americans),  For Gold and Blood (Chinese-Americans)Little Italy (Italian-Americans), The Magic Paper (Mexican-Americans), Nobody Knows (African-Americans), Sent Away (Japanese-Americans), and Two Hearts (Greek-Americans)For more information about the stories, and to purchase, visit Pro Lingua Associates.

Taking orders for canvas wraps

Photographs by Tana Reiff as premium canvas gallery wraps are unique gifts, and an easy, elegant way to decorate your own home.

Browse any or all of these three catalogs - lots to look at!
Wildflowers Magnified (catalog page)

Prices for various sizes are on the last page of each catalog. All custom orders come with a signed Certificate of Authenticity.

Once you've decided what you want (or even before), contact tana@tanareiff.com to discuss your order by email or phone. Checks and major credit cards are accepted. If you're in the Lancaster, PA, area, FREE delivery may be available.

Copyright 2016 by Tana Reiff 
Golden Sunset on Amish Farm by Tana Reiff (All rights reserved.)

Virginia Dayflower by Tana Reiff (All rights reserved.)

An interview with Tana Reiff on Visit Lancaster PA

Visit Lancaster PA is featuring a chat with Tana Reiff, in which she talks about her creative evolution over the years, her love for wildflowers, and her reverence and respect for the Amish. Read the whole interview here ...

Law office installs Tana Reiff canvas prints
A showcase of Tana Reiff photographs as canvas gallery wraps is the law office of Good & Harris, LLP, in New Holland, PA. Attorney Doug Good and design consultant Melissa Hess have been brilliant to work with on this project, and it's a huge pleasure to see these Lancaster County images so beautifully displayed. See what we did in the Canvas Prints GalleryContact tana@tanareiff.com about custom canvas prints for your home, office, or commercial space. Select from Lancaster County, Wildflowers Magnified, and Magnificent Waterlilies collections.

Signs of Lancaster County Featured in Country Magazine

An excerpt from Tana Reiff's book, Signs of Lancaster County: A Photographic Tour of Amish Country, appears in the new issue of Country magazine, a nationally distributed publication. Pick it up at your local newsstand or see it at the link below, along with a slide show of selected images from the book.


Signs of Lancaster County: A Photographic Tour of Amish Country

Signs of Lancaster County book
Signs of Lancaster County: A Photographic Tour of Amish Country by Tana Reiff is published by Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.

This journey through Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, captures a glimpse of Amish Country through 240 color photographs of unique signs in their natural settings. The signs and graphics of official markers, one-room schoolhouses, roadside stands, cottage industries, local trades, and many more tell the story of this special place. Zero in on the signage of one farm or one road, as well as the seasonal delights of summer and fall. See the many ways the area supports horses and the transportation and agriculture that rely on them. Join the photographer on a scenic adventure through back roads, expansive farmland, and quaint villages, with informative and entertaining anecdotes along the way. You’ll discover new details every time you page through this extraordinary picture book. It’s a tour of Amish country like none other. For armchair tourists, sign buffs, and photography fans alike.
Size: 11″ x 8.5″ | 240+ color images | 112 pp
ISBN13: 9780764348730 | Binding: soft cover

And here's a short book trailer on YouTube. 

Purchase personalized, signed copies of Signs of Lancaster County using the shopping features at the top of this page.

“This delightful book offers a creative and unparalleled view of Amish culture, business, and folk art. You won't be able to set it aside until the last page.” Donald B. Kraybill. Author, The Riddle of Amish Culture

“The signs are a true treasure and living relic of life here in Lancaster. This book is a fabulous visual introduction and tempts us to drive beyond the main thoroughfares and back into real Amish country … obviously created with great respect and love for Lancaster.” Mary Haverstick, Filmmaker and founder of RespectAmish.org

“A beautiful and insightful visual exploration of Lancaster County. The signs throughout our countryside say a great deal literally, but even more about the cultural aspects that lie behind them. Tana has brought those backstories to the fore through a wonderful blend of vibrant images and graceful writing.” Kathleen K. Frankford, President, Discover Lancaster

Tana Reiff is the author of more than 80 books of fiction and folktale retellings at easy reading levels, and hundreds of feature articles. Following a career in adult literacy and multimedia communications for adult education, she began exploring Lancaster County, where she has lived for over 40 years, with camera in hand. Along the way, she learned a great deal about the people and culture just around the bend.

inders is easy, engaging reading for adult literacy 

Pathfinders is a series of nine chapter books at 
below 2.0 reading level, published by Grass Roots Press of Edmonton, Alberta. These are brand-new 
editions of titles from the long-popular LifeTimes and WorkTales series, now out of print. More information at grassrootsbooks.net. While you're there, check out GRP's other products -- the best resources specifically designed for adult literacy.

Getting comfortable with writing

Writing Me! A first writing course for adults is a great way for adults of all ages to ease into the writing process.

Good writing is having something to say and saying it well. We write best about what we know best, so what better to write about than oneself? In this engaging course, we get our feet wet through 14 simple writing activities, along with free journaling and self- and peer evaluation, all the while learning about sound writing practices.

(Discount code for $1 off: WFWDWTAS)
(10 or more copies, contact me to get discount code for $2 off each copy.)

If you would like to talk to me about Writing Me! before you purchase, please feel free to email me at tana@tanareiff.com. I can respond by email, or give me your phone number and a good time to call and I will be happy to call you.

About the cover photo: The cover photo by Tana Reiff is at Lake Lacawac in the Pocono mountains, the southernmost glacial lake in the hemisphere that has been preserved in pristine condition totally free from development or encroachment. Lake Lacawac was declared a National Natural Landmark by the U.S. Department of the Interior in 1966.