West of Ninth is a Louisville, Kentucky photography blog by two Russell neighborhood residents, Walt & Shae Smith. With a love for their community, Walt & Shae see the value and potential of all 9 neighborhoods that make West Louisville.

The duo strives to share West Louisville's beauty for everyone to love & appreciate, by providing a scope on the people & places within the community. Armed with a Nikon DSLR and the ability to never meet a stranger, Walt & Shae's goal is to shed light on the attributes that make West of Ninth the greatest.


All photos on this site were taken by Walter & Marshae Smith.