“The two most important things about a camera are what’s in front of it and who’s behind it.”
– Jimmy Stratton 1999


 Music City Photo :: Jimmy Stratton is a Nashville photographer specializing in photography of and for The Music and Entertainment Business, including but not limited to Artists, Models, Actors, Editorial Work and Advertising Photography for Musical Instrument and Pro Audio Companies.

The list of talent Jimmy has photographed reads like a who’s who of legends. Stevie Ray Vaughn, Muddy Waters, Run DMC, Chuck Berry, Keith Richards and Chet Atkins. His photos have been published in Rolling Stone, Esquire, National Enquirer and others. His commercial clients include Peavey, Epiphone, Gibson, Fender, Mackie, Sennheiser, Mapex, and more.

Jimmy moved to Nashville from Atlanta in 1992 and discovered and developed Grammy Award winning artists Los Lonely Boys. Now he’s pushing the limits again, painting with his smartphone.

At 8 o’clock PM Tuesday, February 5th, 2013 at Westlight Studios in downtown Franklin, TN.  Jimmy burned his Nikon DSLR while virtuoso guitarist Phil Brown played The Star Spangled Banner! The statement was made….  If you Missed the video heres the link.