This photo, taken by Julie A. Short, was taken at the Kelly Miller Circus in Avon at the Knights of Columbus Hall. Know someone clowning around? Shoot them and add the pic to our gallery.
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Thursday, January 31, 2013
See something awesome? Inspiring? Share it with others
Jason Swift, Assistant Park Manager, Lorain County Metro Parks took this photo of a full rainbow over the Avon Lake Public Library last week. We think it's a one-in-a million shot. Have you seen something inspiring? Incredible? So unusual it just needs to be shared? Upload it here in our Pics & Clips. Then, send an email to Lori.Switaj@patch.com. If it's that good, we'll major feature it on our front page.
Monday, January 28, 2013
Politics, arts, food reviews, music, hobbies, energy savings, being single, being married, the Cleveland Browns and just general rantings
Love to blog? Have something to say? Join our team of talented bloggers on Patch and get noticed. Sign up to Post On Patch This past week our bloggers talked about politics, including Ed Fitzgerald considering a run for governor, “how much medical care is needed and how much is too much? And of equal importance – Who gets to decide?,” and five easy ways to cut down your energy bill. Start a conversation... some of our bloggers have generated up to 300 comments. We’re looking for bloggers on almost any topic: Politics, arts, food reviews, music, hobbies, energy savings, being single, being married, the Cleveland Browns and just general rantings. You don't have to say a lot...some of our bloggers keep it brief, and add a really interesting …
Saturday, January 19, 2013
Avon Lake's Amanda Harley took this photo of a waterspout offshore. If you see something amazing, and want to share, upload it to our gallery and we'll share it.
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
This home for sale gets a sprucing up.
Contractors give the exterior window frames of this new construction a coat of stain. The home, located on Lake Road in Avon Lake is currently listed for sale.
Thursday, July 12, 2012
Take a great picture? See something interesting? Help shape our Avon-Avon Lake photo gallery.
Have a great picture of a sunset? One of your softball team after the championship game? Show off your photo skills, or your team, in the Avon-Avon Lake Patch photo gallery. It’s easy. Just go to Pics & Clips and upload your photo(s). Don’t forget to give yourself photo credit and include a caption for the picture. It could be a photo from a soccer game at Schwartz Road Park. Or maybe billowing smoke from GenOn. If your inspired by Lake Erie, day or night, take a pic and post it to the gallery. We love pictures of people, too. Then make sure you share it with friends, family members and co-workers. Did you upload pictures before and don’t see them now? Sorry, we had a little glitch after we merged the Avon and Avon Lake sites. Go ahead and…
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Share your ideas for scrapbooks, photo displays, online storage and more!
As far as home movies go, this beats the family waving at the entrance to Disney World. Frans Hofmeester shot video of his daughter Lotte every week from when she was born. Recently, he edited all that video into a home movie that shows her growing up before your eyes. From drooling baby to the threshold of adolesence, he distilled her 12 years into two minutes and 45 seconds. Lots of parents may get misty-eyed as they remember all the changes they've seen in their own children. Today, lets talk photographs and memories. How have you chronicled your childrens' growing-up? Some may use colorful, creative scrapbooks. Others may shoot home movies. Some journal. Many may be trying to figure out how to organize all the photos, both digital and …
Wednesday, December 14, 2011
A month of hints on how to take happy holiday photos
This is the third article in a series called "Picture Perfect" about how to take great holiday photos. Sooner or later, snow will arrive. When it does, you’ll rush out to take photos of snow angels, frolicking kids and puppies and the snowman on the front lawn. You’ll see bright white flakes. If you aren’t careful, your camera will see — well, look at the first photograph. Your camera will see gray. The fix is quick and easy. Go to your exposure compensation screen. It might be accessible with a dial or button on the camera itself, or you might have to go into your advanced menu. When you find it, change the settings to increase the camera's exposure. Try going to +1 or +2 on the exposure scale. Lock in the change, and go retake the photo…
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Share your favorite Avon Lake photos online.
Have a photo of an Avon Lake event you recently attended? Maybe a picture at a neighborhood gathering or something so interesting you think the rest of the city would enjoy? Add them to our new gallery. Maybe it’s a photo from a sporting event or your child’s Christmas pageant. Or maybe you’ve got a collection of scenic seasonal photos and want to show off your photography skills. Now we have the perfect place for you to share those photos with your neighbors. Your Neighborhood Gallery debuts today. Our photo gallery provides a perfect place for you to easily upload photos you’ve taken around town that might not be related to an article. And we’re making it easy. Just use the button embedded in the gallery. Your photo(s) can be anything …
Monday, December 5, 2011
A month of hints for happy holiday pictures
Holiday lights add sparkle to so many special moments. When I was a kid, I lived for the night my mom loaded us into the car and drove us around town so we could marvel over the magnificent displays that took hours to produce. We pointed from the car and kept moving. Now, though, folks get out and snap a photo. But the twinkling lights, and other holiday photos, aren't easy to capture. Starting today, we're going to run a series that describes how to snap photos of lights, family and other holiday moments so you can preserve those memories. I wish I could take credit for this tutorial, but I can't. I got it from Strobist. The blog is published by Dave Hobby and has been around since 2006. This site has a track record; the content and the …