Read F8 - The My Final Photo Newsletter

Perfect Fishing Spot

Perfect Fishing Spot

A young fisherman wades into the slow waters of Alum Creek just downstream from the Main Street Bridge to find the perfect placement for his bait as he and his friends on shore enjoy the warm afternoon. My Final Photo for May 25, 2024.

Foggy Field of Heroes

Foggy Field of Heroes

A family walks in a light fog through the more than 3,000 flags displayed at Field of Heroes in Westerville for Memorial Day weekend. My Final Photo for May 24, 2024.

Grad Happy

Grad Happy

Westerville South graduates Melaina Randall, left, and Sophia Parimuha pose for photos in front of the 2024 display at city hall. My Final Photo for May 23, 2024.

Easy Wednesday Afternoon

Easy Wednesday Afternoon

Russ Pederson enjoys a cigar, a book, the shade, and his hammock in the solitude of a corner of Alum Creek Park North away from the playground and fields and close to the rushing waters of the dam. My Final Photo for May 22, 2024.

Night Moves

Night Moves

Dancers practice routines on the empty amphitheater stage at Alum Creek Park North just before the sky goes completely dark at night. My Final Photo for May 21, 2024.

First Cut Complete

First Cut Complete

The last round hay bales harvested from the Otterbein field on Cooper Road is loaded onto a trailer to be put in barn storage for feeding cattle. My Final Photo for May 20, 2024.

In the Hot Seat In the Outfield

In the Hot Seat In the Outfield

A youth baseball fan partially shields himself from the full sun from his seat behind the left field fence during a rain-delayed makeup game for WYBSL at Huber Ridge Park. My Final Photo for May 19, 2024.

An Ohio Strawberry

An Ohio Strawberry

A farmer holds a four-inch-wide strawberry that resembles the shape of Ohio he picked from his patch and offered as a portion of the display of his produce at the Saturday Farmers Market in Uptown. My Final Photo for May 18, 2024.

Birthday Splash

Birthday Splash

Boys take turns showing their best slides in the mud puddle between first and second bases on the Alum Creek Park North baseball field during a break from their friend’s birthday party. My Final Photo for May 17, 2024.

Petting the Pig

Petting the Pig

A father dangles his daughter over a fence so she can pet a Juliana miniature pig named Hansel at the Spark Preschool end-of-year picnic Thursday afternoon. My Final Photo for May 16, 2024.

Book Time At Alum

Book Time At Alum

Aiva Jacobus relaxes with a book on her hammock strung between two trees lining the driveway at Alum Creek Park North in Westerville. My Final Photo for May 15, 2024.

Overnight Transformer Fire

Overnight Transformer Fire

Burned, charred, and melted sections show the damage to a Westerville electric substation that exploded and caught fire early Tuesday morning. My Final Photo for May 14, 2024.

Temporary Security

Temporary Security

Brad Riggs, left, and R L Williamson join sections of temporary chain-link fencing around a portion of the Highlands pool area as they begin installing a taller, more secure fence to prevent people from entering the pool by climbing the fence. My Final Photo for May 13, 2024.

With The Sunday Wind

With The Sunday Wind

Sailors took advantage of a northwesterly wind on Hoover Sunday afternoon flying their boat’s spinnakers in the storing, steady wind. My Final Photo for May 12, 2024.

No Watering Needed

No Watering Needed

Volunteers and shoppers weathered early morning rain for the Westerville Garden Club’s annual sale on the front lawn of the Masonic Lodge on South State Street. My Final Photo for May 11, 2024.