Larry K. Snider is a photographer who has been taking photographs around the world for the last 30 years. He has had numerous exhibits of his photographs, which are also in the permanent collections of over 20 museums, including the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Museum of Fine Arts (Houston), the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and the Art Institute of Chicago. Prior to 2004, Snider was a partner in the international law firm of Mayer Brown, LLP (Chicago), a member in the honorary American College of Bankruptcy, the National Bankruptcy Conference, a 65-member association of lawyers, judges and scholars which advised Congress about bankruptcy laws, and the author or co-author of over 30 articles dealing with commercial law. A monograph of his photos from China, Tibet, Bhutan and Ladakh, titled A World Away was published in 2001. He recently published a very limited edition book titled Pie Town: 70 Years After Russell Lee which included an article originally written by Paul Hendrickson for Smithsonian magazine. He has two grown daughters and lives with his wife, Maxine, a noted furniture designer and manufacturer.