A Brooklyn born native, Duane Knight, or as he is affectionately known as Dr. D. or Doc, is a renowned visionary, trailblazer and entrepreneur. His career spans over 23 years documenting the faith-based/Gospel Music communities and since 2015, being a full-time Celebration of Life-Funeral Photography Specialist; serving grieving families in their healing process.
After attaining his Masters in Photography in 2007, Duane graduated and became a Work Group Leader (WGL) for the Workshop In Business Opportunity (WIBO) in 2013 and received its illustrious “Alfred LaPorte Award” in 2015.
As a self-published author, he has published the 1st coffee table photography book on Gospel Music, “Kairos Vol. 2- Special Moments in Gospel Music,” in 2010, released his second book in Sept 2017- “A Celebration of Life- “An Artistic Look at Funeral Photography,” and released his third photography book in July 2018 entitled, “ The Doors of the Church are Open.”
Duane’s goal is simple, to become one of the top three world premiere funeral photographers in the world, teach others how to serve grieving families, and author more photography book. Selah.