Photography in Lakewood

$19 for a 30-Minute Photo Shoot Package with Prints and E-view CD from Portrait Scene ($218 Value)

Portrait Scene

Multiple Locations

$218 $19

Seasoned photographers capture individuals and families during on-location shoots

In-Studio or On-Location Photo Packages from J Ambrozic Photography (Up to 74% Off). Four Options Available.

J Ambrozic Photography

Downtown

$215 $59

Multitalented photographer snaps artistic portraits of subjects in his naturally lit studio or at a location of the client's choosing

$85 for a One-Hour Pin-Up Photo Shoot with Prints from Platinum Photography Ohio ($330 Value)

Platinum Photography Ohio

Downtown

$330 $85

Sultry pin-up-style photographs taken by a female photog in her studio or at the location of your choice

60-Minute On-Location Photo Shoot and Disc of Edited Photos from Ruff, Pet Photography (70% Off)

Ruff, Pet Photography

Redeem from Home

$150 $45

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60- or 90-Minute Outdoor Photo Shoot with Images from MTK Productions (Up to 54% Off)

MTK productions

On Location

$100 $49

Gather up to five people for portraits in a scenic outdoor setting; photo shoots include digital images and 10% discount off prints

60-Minute On-Location Photo Shoot and Disc of Edited Photos from Kendzierski Photography (45% Off)

Kendzierski Photography

Redeem from Home

$99 $54

Sixty-minute shoot on-location at a location of your choice (no backdrops.) Photo edits included.

120-Minute Photo Shoot with Up to 50 Edited Images at Sarah Faye Photography (76% Off)

Sarah Faye Photography

Redeem from Home

$650 $156

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Three-Hour Photography Workshop for One or Two from Cleveland Photography (Up to 63% Off)

Cleveland Photography

Cleveland

$135 $59

Lifelong shutterbug teaches photography techniques during three-hour workshop

Portrait Package with Three-Image CD and Prints, Photo Cards, or Gallery Wrap at JCPenney Portraits (Up to 88% Off)

JCPenney Portraits

Multiple Locations

$119.96 $19.99

Professional photographers capture families, babies, and individuals with custom backgrounds, props, and poses for holiday portraits

Portrait Package with CD and Prints, Holiday Cards, or Gallery-Wrap Print at Target Portrait Studio (Up to 88% Off)

Target Portrait Studio

Multiple Locations

$119.96 $19.99

Professional photographers capture families, babies, and individuals with custom backgrounds, props, and poses for holiday portraits

$14 for 120 Minutes of Video-to-DVD Transfer from Moto Photo (44% Off)

Motophoto

University Heights

$25 $14

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30- or 60-Minute In-Studio Photo Shoot with Print Credit at Poise'N Art (Up to 62% Off)

Poise'N Art

Richmond Heights

$65 $25

In-studio portrait sessions capture family and friends and include print credits

$49 for a Two-Hour Photo Shoot for Up to 4 with Prints at Lori Mason Photography in Solon ($205 Value)

Lori Mason Photography

Solon

$205 $49

In-studio or on-location shoot with photographer who's done portraits of newborns through high-school seniors

$30 for $100 Worth of Studio Photography — A and D Studio Photography

A And D Studio Photography

Mentor

$100 $30

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$119 for a 60-Minute Legacy of Love Life-Story Video Session at KSET Studios LLC ($249 Value)

KSET Studios LLC

Stow

$249 $119

Legacy of Love videos capture the essence of a loved one’s life in an interview-style film, accompanied by stills of family photos

30-Minute On-Location Photo Shoot for Up to Six with Image CD from smokescreen filmz llc (75% Off)

Smokescreen Filmz

Redeem from Home

$150 $38

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One- or Two-Hour On-Location Photo Shoot with Prints from Byrd Dog Productions (51% Off)

Byrd Dog Productions

Bellevue

$180 $89

Photographer Brian Frankforther harnesses natural light in one- or two-hour shoots

$25 for $50 Worth of Studio Photography — Jamie Joslyn Photography

Jamie Joslyn Photography

Canton

$50 $25

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$79 for 60-Minute Boudoir Photo Shoot and Prints at J T'aime Boudoir ($535 Value)

J T'aime Boudoir

Plain

$535 $79

Inside a fully lit studio 60-minute shoots render up to six sensual prints

Portrait Package with Image CD and Prints, Photo Cards, or Gallery-Wrap Print at Flash Digital Portraits (Up to 88% Off)

Flash Digital Portraits

Eastwood Mall

$119.96 $19.99

Professional photographers capture families, babies, and individuals with custom backgrounds, props, and poses for holiday portraits

C$35 for Holiday Portrait Package with Wall Portrait and Greeting Cards at Portrait Studio in Walmart (C$204.79 Value)

Portrait Studio in Walmart

Multiple Locations

C$204.79 C$35

Trained photographers snap photos of customers during shoot that yields a CD, portrait sheets, greeting cards, and a wall portrait

$19.99 for $60 Worth of DVD and Digital Conversion Services of VHS Tapes and Film Reels from YesVideo

YesVideo

Online Deal

$60 $19.99

Send in VHS tapes and film reels to access your memories from any computer, tablet, or smartphone, or order a personalized DVD

Family or Wedding Photo Shoot, or Wedding-and-Engagement Package from Neon Spoons Photography (Up to 53% Off)

Neon Spoons Photography

On Location

$75 $35

One-hour sessions yield warm family portraits, and wedding and engagement shoots capture special memories with over 200 images

$83 for $150 Worth of Lifecycle Photography — CA Moments Photography

Ca Moments Photography

On Location

$150 $83

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$440 for $800 Worth of Wedding Photography — Katie Kingsley Photography

Katie Kingsley Photography

Redeem from Home

$800 $440

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Not content being the Ohio Society of Professional Journalists’ overall winner for 2011 Best Monthly in Ohio, a few of Ohio Magazine’s staff members walked away with individual awards themselves. A captivating and descriptive profile of Ohio naturalist-illustrator Julie Zickefoose, “Our Lady of the Birds” by John C. Bruening, was named Best Artist Profile, with second place bestowed upon a fellow Ohio colleague, Jennifer Rogers. For her full body of work in 2010, Linda Feagler was awarded Best Arts Reporting, and not to be left out, Lesley Blake wrangled in the Best Graphic Design/Navigation award for the magazine’s online counterpart.

But it’s not the awards that keep subscribers coming back. Within the glossy pages of each monthly issue lies a veritable treasure trove of historical tidbits, compelling stories, shopping tips, and event information—all focused around the Buckeye State. In sections such as Travel, readers delve into written and pictorial chronologies of in-state excursions, as well as extensive resources detailing where to find the best hotels, which destinations are best in which seasons, and which desserts the local police enjoy in the event you get pulled over for speeding. The Food and Wine section profiles tempting culinary destinations, and Home and Garden leads green thumbs around the state to the most verdant nurseries and the most beautiful home gardens.

1422 Euclid Ave
Cleveland,
OH
US

Paula Atwell wasn't born an artist. She didn't pursue any art form in college, instead achieving a degree in English and a minor in accounting. After logging years in standard 9–5 jobs, she had an epiphany—it was time to do something for herself. Taking this newfound motivation to action, Paula enrolled in a beading class and followed it with forays into metalsmithing, crafting, and soldering.

These experiments in creativity led her to join the Lake Erie Artists co-op in 2003, where she began to show her eclectic jewelry at their booth during local festivals. When the co-op became incorporated in 2005, Paula's business world experience made her an obvious choice to lead the diverse group of artists in forming their own gallery. Today, the co-op-turned-gallery now carries hundreds of art pieces that span a range of media.

Producing blown-glass sculptures and handcrafted metal jewelry and pottery, the artists each specialize in a few select media as decided during the gallery's annual game of spin-the-paintbrush. The staff at Lake Erie Artists Gallery is also a strong proponent of local business, encouraging their patrons to browse Shake Square after looking at their wares. In project-oriented classes taught by working artists, students explore jewelry and painting and leave with their handcrafted pieces.

13129 Shaker Sq
Cleveland,
OH
US

Crain's Business’s team of meticulous reporters populates the magazine’s digital and printed pages with stories of the latest goings-on in Michigan and Ohio’s corporate world, extending their watchful eyes beyond the borders of the city into the entire state. They stay abreast of happenings in an array of industries, including advertising, finance, government, and sports, tapping into their vast knowledge to compose compelling features. Regularly updated blogs and columns feature additional information and opinions about such pertinent topics as real estate, elections, and the declining value of the Monopoly dollar.

Readers can nominate praise-worthy movers and shakers for one of Crain's business-centric awards, such as “20 in their 20s,” “40 under 40,” and “The Only One Over 120.” They can also submit local events to a community calendar that compiles happenings from across the state.

700 W Saint Clair Ave
Cleveland,
OH
US

Now in its 23rd year, the I-X Indoor Amusement Park returns to the International Exposition Center with more than 20 acres of rides, games, and attractions. The indoor wonderland opens its doors from late March to early April on select dates, giving Cleveland families a springtime window to zip around on more than 30 thrill rides or read poetry to farm animals at a petting zoo. The newly added Cirque Shanghai dazzles eyes with a mammoth spectacle of daring acrobatics and motorcycle daredevilry, while daily Big Cat shows showcase the abilities of rescued tigers from a Sarasota, Florida, animal sanctuary. A collection of carnival fare, such as corn dogs, cotton candy, fresh-squeezed lemonade, and deep-fried baseball caps, rounds out the summer-like atmosphere.

6200 Riverside Dr
Cleveland,
OH
US

In the last 40 years, Portrait Scene's photographers have helped to memorialize special moments in the lives of thousands of children, teens, and adults across the country. By constantly working with families, they have mastered the art of calming toddlers and keeping parents still enough to say or even pasteurize cheese. Outdoor shoots make use of natural tones, such as those of crystal-blue lake waters and green, leafy trees. In the spring months, photos brim with the pastel buds of tulips and the shine of bluebirds applying makeup for the first time all year.

2600 South Park Boulevard
Cleveland,
OH
US

Designs of Distinction augments the memories of celebratory gatherings with a large array of rentable activities, furniture, decorations, and more. Themed birthday bashes gain a main event with inflatable bounce houses ($275) shaped and adorned in a variety of decorations such as jungle animals, spaceships, and castles. Designs of Distinction will deliver, set up, and subsequently take down and take away the chosen bounce house rentals. Hosts of functions that prohibit jumping can peruse Designs of Distinction's inventory, decking party halls with eight-foot Oscar statues or white leather couches ($275). The Groupon can be applied to more expensive items—such as a rideable mechanical bull ($995)—to ensure quality carousing.

5201 Carnegie Ave
Cleveland,
OH
US