Lexington-based award-winning photographer John W. Snell is a Kentucky native whose colorful images mostly feature the stunning beauty of Kentucky and Southern Appalachia.  His two books about Red River Gorge, most recently “Red River Gorge, My Second Home,” have been acclaimed for their picturesque representation of that wild and scenic area of Kentucky.  Snell’s work, which also includes photos of thoroughbred horse racing, graces the walls of numerous corporate, institutional and residential locations throughout the U.S.  He is a juried member of The Kentucky Guild of Artists and Craftsmen and also the Kentucky Arts Council’s “Kentucky Crafted” program. See more of his work at www.johnsnellphoto.com.