Read F8 - The My Final Photo Newsletter

Making A Visual Record

Making A Visual Record

Jesse Jay reaches to record his wife, Alivia, performing at Open Mike Night Friday at Java Central in Uptown Westerville. My Final Photo for June 21, 2024.

Cooler Time To Cut Hay

Cooler Time To Cut Hay

A farmer begins the hay cut near sunset for the cooler part of the day on the main field at the Sharp Farm property on Africa Road. My Final Photo for June 20, 2024.

Sunset Cast

Sunset Cast

A young angler wades into the water and prepares his line for casting below the lowhead dam at Alum Creek Park North in Westerville late on a hot summer afternoon. My Final Photo for June 19, 2024.

No Left Turn

No Left Turn

A car sits in the inclined landscaping at the edge of Sheetz on Polaris in Westerville after being driven off partially closed Old Worthington Road. My Final Photo for June 18, 2024.

Not Painted Black

Not Painted Black

A worker applies paint stripper to the copper awnings at Jimmy V’s to remove black paint applied without approval from the city Uptown Review Board. My Final Photo for June 17, 2024.

Floating Fowl

Floating Fowl

Mary Ann Akin settles Ruby, one of her five chickens, on its perch in the front of her kayak as she launches into Hoover Reservoir from the landing at Twin Bridges on Red Bank Road. My Final Photo for June 16, 2024.

Family Fishing

Family Fishing

A family fishes from the shade along the shoreline at Red Bank Park on Hoover Reservoir on a windless, warm Saturday afternoon. My Final Photo for June 15, 2024.

Senior Olympic Qualifier

Senior Olympic Qualifier

A senior athlete twists his shoulders as he begins the hammer throw at the late afternoon national qualifier competition during the Ohio Senior Olympics at Otterbein University’s sports fields. My Final Photo for June 14, 2024.

The Best Downstream Seat

The Best Downstream Seat

A fisherman sits on an upended five-gallon-bucket to fish the center of the Big Walnut Creek stream below Hoover Dam. My Final Photo for June 13, 2024.

Replacing Walk/Don’t Walk

Replacing Walk/Don’t Walk

The intersection of Africa Road and County Line Road gets new polycarbonate crosswalk signals replacing the original aluminum signals that had reached end of life. My Final Photo for June 12, 2024.

Hay Field Striping

Hay Field Striping

Stripes of green freshly planted grasses between aged hay mark sections of the Sharp Farm hayfield which was recently tilled for soil studies on the land the city purchased more than a year ago for development. My Final Photo for June 11, 2024.

In His Homemade Wooden Boat

In His Homemade Wooden Boat

Doug Rudy sails his homemade wooden boat, Grace, onto the choppy waters of Hoover Reservoir on a windy and chilly Monday afternoon. My Final Photo for June 10, 2024.

Hoover Swallows

Hoover Swallows

A barn swallow turns to leave its nest after feeding the young birds born in its mud home on the ceiling walls of the pavilion on the east end of Hoover Dam. My Final Photo for June 9, 2024.

Market Bubble Mania

Market Bubble Mania

A young boy plays with bubbles blowing in the wind from the bubble machine in the youth corner of the Saturday Farmers Market in Uptown Westerville. My Final Photo for June 8, 2024.

The Afternoon Race

The Afternoon Race

Afternoon sailors run relaxed races in the stiff winds moving dynamic cloud structures over Hoover Reservoir. My Final Photo for June 7, 2024.