Ian Adams is an environmental photographer specializing in natural, historical, rural, and garden landscapes. More than 2,000 of his photographs have been published in books, calendars, posters, magazines, and other publications. His recent books include The Ohio Lands (Browntrout), The Free-Spirited Garden (Chronicle), and Midwest Landscape Design (Taylor).
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.