Venture Photography Southampton
The Southampton Experience
Whatever your story, Venture Photography will reveal it. At Venture Southampton, we look forward to helping to tell your story soon.
We are the UK's leading portrait photography business. A totally different kind of family photography. From personal portrait photoshoots to friends and pets.
Martin, Michelle and the Southampton team look forward to welcoming you to the new studio for your photoshoot.
We are confident you will enjoy Venture and cherish your images and our hand-crafted frames. Whether experiencing Venture for yourself or buying a Venture photoshoot session as a gift, the end result will be an invaluable personal work of art for your home.
Meet the Team
Michelle & Martin (Studio Owners)
Making marriage work in the office! Always striving for great customer service, Michelle and Martin live and breathe Venture. Since opening the studio in January 2012, they have become extremely proud of their team and the excellent experience that each and every client gets when they walk through our door. It’s a team effort here in Southampton!
One of the first happy voices you will hear when ringing in to book with us. Having just graduated from her Photography degree, Lauren is full of fresh ideas and ready to get you excited for your photoshoot.
Digital Artist/ Production - Alison
The Lego of the office, without Alison we would all fall to pieces. Not only does she help to make your photos look amazing, she deals with your orders and makes sure that everything runs smoothly. Super Al, some may say.
Head Photographer - Wayne Kahn
Wayne has been with Venture for ten years, always developing new photographic techniques and enjoying all the great fun times with all his families he photographs. A massive animal lover, he has photographed cats, dogs,birds,spiders, snakes chickens and ducks! A keen snow boarder and Playstation user and secret nerd :)
Senior Photographer – Dave
Is our most experienced photographer who loves music and is a font of all knowledge when it comes to Movies. His great sense of humour and lively attitude will ensure you will be laughing all the way through the shoot. If Dave weren't taking photographs he would probably be joining the Stones on another record-breaking tour. So look out for our jumping Jack Flash Dave.
Our Northern Lad James is our energetic, Oasis Fan who loves football and when he is not photographing in our studio you will find him at the local football ground taking great action shots with his camera. James loves action films and is a James Bond fan, so don't be surprised if he introduces himself as Marsh........ James Marsh.
Parking - There is parking available in the Bedford Place Multi-Storey car park. Bedford Place postcode is SO15 2DS. Parking outside the studio is limited to strictly one hour and is paid for at the parking meter.
Baby Changing Facilities - Our studio is equipped with a baby changing facility. We also have private changing rooms and customer bathroom facilities.
Our Service - We use Global Refund to ensure that, where possible, reclaiming tax is simple. Plus, we can arrange shipment of portraits to virtually anywhere in the world.
At Venture Southampton we are able to provide a number of different photographic services in our studio including:
Family Portrait Photography
Baby and New Born Photography
Pregnancy and Maternity Photography
Dog, Cat and Other Pet Portrait Photography
- Great fun, made to feel relaxed. Everything was explained to us and we felt comfortable in a friendly environment. Thank you!
The Chohan-Irvine Family
‘’Brilliant! Had so much fun and felt at ease straight away and the pictures are memories we can take with us, beautiful’
The Moon Family
- Photo shoot was brilliant! Photographer was very friendly our baby loved her. Pictures were phenomenal! A truly excellent experience.
- We have wanted a family memory for 22 years but didn't want a 'conventional' portrait. Our time at Venture has produced personal art pieces that reflect our personalities and captured our expressions in an uncontrived/natural way that will be treasured for a lifetime.
My little boy loved participating in the photoshoot and we enjoyed the finished product.
The Hadfield Family
- It was an opportunity to relive past experiences and happy times. It was fun to 'fashion parade' during the experience.
The Power family
- Jake is an amazing photographer because he complimented us throughout our session. We were given a warm welcome and made to feel very relaxed. Throughly enjoyed ourselves.
The Williams Family