Venture Maidstone

At Venture Photography Maidstone we recognise that we all have our own character and passions….. and as we grow up, our interests and experiences gradually shape our character to make us ever-more individual. It’s this that writes the story of you, and your family.

We pride ourselves on using our skills to create stunning images which convey your story.

We’ll take the time to get to know you and the people you love most, so we can understand what makes your family who they are… that’s why your Venture experience begins long before you reach our studio.

Whether you are experiencing Venture for yourself or buying a Venture experience as a gift we’ll tell your story in a unique way and create a lasting record of those special moments to treasure forever.

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Unit 3 Brenchley House
123-135 Week Street
Kent. ME14 1RF

Monday Closed
Tuesday 10am - 6:30pm
Wednesday 10am - 6:30pm
Thursday 10am - 8pm
Friday 10am - 6:30pm
Saturday 10am - 6pm
Sunday 10am - 6pm

Meet the team

The team at Venture Maidstone will take the time to get to know you and the people you love most… we’ll capture the spirit of who you are, what makes you smile, the things you do together which make you the family you are.

  • Izzy - Owner

    Izhar aka Izzy is the owner of our Maidstone studio. He started his photography career as a wedding photographer before taking ownership of the Palmers Green Venture studio. After 3 successful years he moved locations to open in his hometown of Kent.

    Izzy is married and a proud father of two with a keen interest in business. He is a massive Liverpool football fan with a love for test match cricket, gym and cycling.

  • Jess - Photographer

    Jess (She/Her) is originally from Kingston upon Thames however has spent a portion of her life studying Media and Digital Practice in Portsmouth, the great waterfront city! Having recently moved to Maidstone this year, she will be full of recommendations for the best places to visit after your photoshoot. An experienced Portrait photographer, she loves capturing each person’s unique personality through her lens. As well as this she is a huge lover of 90’s and 00’s fashion and will love bringing that splash of colour to your shows!

  • May - Photographer

    May (She/Her) originates from Johannesburg in South Africa however now resides in Kent with her fiance. She is the youngest of 3 and just so happens to have the same birthday as Beyonce! With a degree in Photography and Video production, May loves to celebrate her culture within her work and aspires to be bold and creative throughout her work using bold patterns and pops of colour. Her favourite fruit is Mango be it in drink or fruit form and her happiest place is when she’s relaxing at the beach.

  • Gigi - Photographer

    Gigi (She/Her) is an active mum of two beautiful children who loves running and spening time with her family. As a mum herself she is now more aware of how fast time flies and how much she loves looking back at images of the kids when they were tiny,

    After graduating in 2016 with a BA in Film, Radio and Television Production, Gigi persued her love of photography by capturing all of her daughter Millie’s milestones.

    During the last 6 years Gigi has specialised in capturing newborns and has photographed hundreds of families capturing special moments for them to admire and cherish in years to come. She hopes to bring all of her skills and experience to Venture.

    Gigi’s favourite pass-time includes drinking coffee and eating lots of cake!

  • Ryan - Viewer

    Ryan has a huge background in the creative world; from videography, photography and graphic design, all the way through to VFX & Animation so you can be sure that the creative vision of the studio will always be at the forefront.

    You will mainly see Ryan in the Viewing room for your amazing cinematic viewings where he shall discuss the importance of each edit made and the colours chosen.

    Also, if you play Halo bring your lore book and be ready for a digestive conversation!

  • Jacqui - Diary Manager

    Jacqui has worked for Venture alongside Izzy for many years. She also previously worked at the Palmers Green Studio.

    With her extreme organisational skills, Izzy knew it was a no brainer to bring on this amazing lady to the team to ensure that your shoot and viewing logistics are on point.

    Jacqui is your first point of contact within the process but a smile down the other end of the phone, you can be sure that you will crack a continuous smile from the very start of your Venture Journey.

What our customers say...

  • Sharon N.

    Leamington Spa

    Jake was very professional and made me feel confident. Enjoyed the shoot while bringing out the African vibe with my beads.

  • Scampi the Cat


    Ben was very professional in making sure I was very comfortable. There was lots of discussion with my owner prior, to maximise our time when we visited and we were so happy with the result!

  • Hannah H.


    Photographing one puppy can be a daunting task, let alone eight! Lucy didn’t hesitate for a minute, patiently entertaining their antics and taking some gorgeous images! Thank you Lucy for making the photoshoot such an entertaining, enjoyable experience!