“A fresh look at the history, energy, and geographic diversity of the place we call home.”
“Flat-out gorgeous … The uniformly excellent work of Adams and Schieber carry the book.”
“This volume of superb photography, captured by two talented artists, reflects not only the timeless natural beauty of Ohio, but also modern-day landscapes and urban scenes from the energetic, forward-looking state we are building today.”
From the foreword by Governor John R. Kasich
“These photographs will help you make sense of the great equation that is Ohio, where landscape, history, and eternal human hopes flourish between the great lake, the winding river, the rough plateau, and the wide horizon.”
From the introduction by John Fleischman, author of Mid-Century City: Cincinnati at the Apex
Ohio in Photographs is a collection of stunning images that capture the texture of life in the Buckeye State. Two of the region’s’s leading landscape photographers, Ian Adams and Randall Lee Schieber, present a rich array of places and people from each of Ohio’s eighty-eight counties.
Divided into five regional chapters, the book includes scenes from urban and rural environments, from natural areas, historical sites, public gardens, cultural and sporting events, workplaces, and more. With chapter introductions by author John Fleischman, Ohio in Photographs is a can’t-miss for any Ohioan at home or away.
Ian Adams has twenty-one photography books and more than sixty-five Ohio calendars to his credit. He conducts nature and garden photography seminars, workshops, and slide programs throughout North America and teaches digital photography at Ohio State University’s Agricultural Technical Institute in Wooster. More info →
Randall Lee Schieber is a photographer based in Columbus, Ohio. He specializes in editorial, architectural, location, and travel photography and has published six books and numerous calendars. His work has appeared in a variety of local and national publications. More info →
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In A Photographer’s Guide to Ohio: Vol. 2, Ian Adams expands on his previous work, adding over 120 natural features, scenic rivers and byways, zoos and public gardens, historic buildings and murals, and even winter lighting displays to the list of places to visit and photograph in the Buckeye State.
From the startling rock formations and graceful waterfalls of Old Man’s Cave, to Native American mounds, battlefields, and scenic rivers, Connie and Robert J. Pond provide a captivating guide to often-overlooked treasures around the state.
Our First Family’s Home
The Ohio Governor's Residence and Heritage Garden
Edited by Mary Alice Mairose
· Foreword by Ted Strickland and Frances Strickland
· Afterword by Hope Taft
· Photography by Ian Adams
This richly illustrated volume tells the story of the home that has served as Ohio’s executive residence since 1957, and of the nine governors and their families who have lived in the house. Our First Family’s Home offers the first complete history of the residence and garden that represent Ohio to visiting dignitaries and the citizens of the state alike. Once in a state of decline, the house has been lovingly restored and improved by its residents.
In A Photographer’s Guide to Ohio Ian Adams, Ohio’s foremost landscape photographer, guides you to some of the most photogenic sites in the Buckeye State. With 3,600 buildings on the National Register of Historic Places, more than 120 state parks and nature preserves, and the world’s largest Amish community, Ohio’s photographic subjects are nearly endless.