One Shot – Walnut Woods – Back to Tall Pines

Went to hike at the Tall Pines area of the Walnut Woods Metro Park in Groveport, OH. Experimenting with some post processing techniques on the images, so decided to share this one. I’m looking to try and find a way to mimic the Polaroid 600 Yellow Instant Film. Enjoy and have a Happy New Year!…

Oregon District in Dayton

Background Dayton, Ohio has a sub area called the Oregon District.   To know more about the history of the Oregon District, there is a great write up found here: OregonDistrict.org Google Maps Location – Pay Parking Lot318 5th Street, Dayton, OH 45402 Impression Following the Google Maps location above, we parked in a small pay…

Street Artworks in Wilmington Ohio

Background Sometimes you just want to get away, and a small town in Ohio is a great way to do that. Our initial intention was to spend a weekend close to Harveysburg and check out the Yuletide Village at Renaissance Park and cover that for you all. That didn’t happen (we plan on rescheduling that…

State Auto Nativity Scene

Background Every year on the campus of the State Auto offices, Christmas Corner adorns the area with scene of the Christian nativity / birth of Jesus. There are plans for having a choir starting December 1 at 530pm. Lighting schedules are as follows for 2021: Through Jan. 3: Daily from 6 – 8 a.m.; 5:00…

First Responder’s Park – Olde Hilliard

Background First Responder’s Park in Hilliard, Ohio is a place created for reflection and remembrance. It pays tribute to the 403 who gave the ultimate sacrifice during the attacks of 9/11. The park not only has their names, but also has metal sculptures made from the steel of the downed World Trade Centers. Google Maps…

Hartman Rock Garden

Background Located at the corner of Russell and McCain avenue in Springfield, the Hartman Rock Garden is the work of one man, Ben Hartman. Ben Hartman was a mold-maker by trade and moved from Pennsylvania to Springfield in 1913 for a job at the Springfield Machine Tool Company foundry. Things were going well for the…

Garden of Constants

Background Want to find something interesting while out and about on OSU campus by the Horseshoe? Just a short walk from the main entrance to the ‘Shoe, you’ll find Dreese Laboratories. Dreese Lab is home to the Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering. Installed in 1994, this art piece was the idea of Barbara…

Boardman Arts Park

Background Boardman Arts Park is located in downtown Delaware, Ohio at 154 W. Williams Street.This 2.2 acre park started in 2017. Volunteers started organizing at the site, transforming this unused green space into an ongoing evolution of arts in the heart of Delaware. It is home to many festivals, concerts, events, activities and works of…

Franklinton Cemetery

Background In the heart of downtown Columbus is it’s origin. The first settlement, in what is now called Franklin county, was established in 1797. As the city of Columbus grew, Franklinton was annexed and incorporated in 1859. Franklinton is now a neighborhood in west downtown Columbus known primarily for its art scene and micro-brews. The…

Say Their Names Memorial

Franklinton is always a favorite place for us. Never fail, upon the return there – it seems that there is something new. It has been a while since we have been in that area, so there was quite a bit different. Standing out the most was the Say Their Names Memorial. The text on the…