Meet our Photographers

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Woodie KnightWoodie S. Knight started to get serious about photography 30 or so years ago. After attending school at Brooks Institute of Photography in Santa Barbara, Ca., he moved to the Nashville area to become a “professional photographer” where he began doing primarily studio work for Service Merchandise catalogs and flyers. This led to shooting for an advertising agency which did work in the jewelry industry. Eventually, he became head photographer at the agency and the type of projects expanded to include boats, furniture, footwear, fashion, lifestyle, and MANY kinds of products. When the time seemed right to become independent, he started KnightVision Photography where his work has expanded to include architectural, editorial, magazine, school portraits, weddings and other somewhat unclassifiable subjects. He feels very fortunate and blessed to live and raise a family in Franklin, TN. Woodie is responsible for all of the fabulous photos above except the hot air baloon photo, and the compilation below.

Main Street-Knight Vision Photography


Peton Hoge PhotoPeyton Hoge at left also contributed to some of our photos. Peyton was Born and raised in Nashville, Tennessee. Hoge has established himself as a sought-after freelance photographer for the past 25 years. With his photojournalism background, Hoge takes on a variety of assignments, including Headshots, Sports, Still Life, Music, Social Events, and Editorial. His work can also be found in many other publications, such as The Tennessean, New York Times, Washington Post, Sports Illustrated, Town & Country, Chicago Tribune, USA Today, People and In Style. See his photos below. Contact Peyton at

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 Will JordanWill Jordan is owner of Carpe Diem Photography in Franklin, Tennessee. He is also a freelance photographer and writer for a variety of local and nationally distributed publications.
In addition to photography, Will also owns a local pub called Kimbro's Pickin' Parlor on South Margin Street in downtown Franklin.
See Will's photographs below.



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Last but not least...the ladies of the Communications Office, Milissa and Monique have taken many of the photos you see on this site and will do so in the future.  See some of their work below their City Hall Photos.

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