Ian Adams is a freelance photographer, writer, and educator specializing in natural, historical, rural, and garden landscapes of Ohio. More than 7,000 of his photographs have been published in books, calendars, posters, magazines, and other publications. He has published 22 photography books, including A Photographer’s Guide to Ohio: Volumes 1 & 2 (Ohio University Press), Our First Family’s Home: The Ohio Governor’s Residence & Heritage Garden (Ohio University Press), and The Art of Garden Photography (Timber Press).
Barney Taxel moved to Cleveland from New York City in 1967. He is an award-winning commercial and fine art photographer and a teacher of photography. His work is exhibited and reproduced frequently in regional publications and the New York Times. Taxel has several books to his credit, including Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens, Cleveland: Continuing the Renaissance, The Science of Music as Medicine, andCleveland's West Side Market: 100 Years & Still Cooking.
Steve Love is a freelance writer and a former journalist who has a BA in journalism from California State University at Chico. He is the author of Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens and The Holden Arboretum, as well as co-author of The Golden Dream and Wheels of Fortune.