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!
Diary Manager – Lauren
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.
Diary Coordinator –Sam Chainey
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.
Exhibition Representative – Steph
Steph is one of the wonderful ladies you will meet when visiting our exhibitions around Hampshire/Wiltshire/Dorset. Always helpful and ready to explain – Steph loves the Venture experience and can’t wait to tell you how to bring ‘your story’ to our lens.
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.
is our happy, bubbly photographer who's smile and personality is bigger than the Grand Canyon. Her energy, enthusiasm and eagerness to please makes Lucy an instant hit with every customer. Lucy is wonderfully creative and has an abundance of ideas, so be prepared for a fun-filled photoshoot experience.
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
- We loved the fun, enjoyable and relaxed atmosphere. The photos were taken to our specific interests. All personal and an amazing outcome.
The Henry Family
- Actually, I think you are doing fantastically. We're really pleased with the experience and the product. Thanks
The Rushton Story
- We very much enjoyed the Venture experience, the picture are stunning, they make me feel a very proud mummy!
- From the first phone call to book our appointment, to collecting our images the whole experience was fantastic.Venture made such an effort to make everything perfect.You get the feeling they know how important family moments like this are.Thank you Venture, Matt, Emma and Josh
- Loved the whole experience from beginning to end. Even my little ferrets felt like celebrities. Best experience by far.
- This is the second time we have purchased portraits from Venture. With the addition of our baby daughter, the whole family thoroughly enjoyed the experience.
- The photo session was priceless, a great, unforgettable experience! [Our photographer] Paul was great in making us feel at ease, especially our daughter who just awoke from her pm nap. This is our 3rd birthday gift to our daughter, and it will be one of the treasured gifts we will hand on to her when she becomes a parent herself. We will surely come back when we have a 2nd baby.
The Mendoza-Benedictos Family