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The Minneapolis


At Venture Minneapolis you and your family will be treated like stars! Our award winning studio brings a unique style of photographic art to the Twin Cities. Our incredibly talented and high-energy photographers create amazing images that tell your story. When the images are combined with our hand-crafted frames from the UK they become a piece of artwork to cherish forever.

Our state-of-the-art studio is located in Edina near Southdale Mall. Come see what everyone is saying about the Minneapolis studio at Facebook.

We look forward to telling your story!

Contact your studio

705 Mainstreet, Hopkins, MN 55343

Opening times

Monday - by appointment only

Tues - Fri - 9 - 7

Sat & Sun - 9-5

Evenings and weekends are appointment only


T: (952) 345-3391


Our Customer Experiences

The studio is where your experience comes to life

View a Venture experience.

The Gilbert Family

We thoroughly enjoyed the photo shoot, as well as, video session when choosing images. Popcorn and drinks are a great idea, will recommend! Thanks!

Our Services

At Venture Minneapolis we offer a number of services and facilities to make your visit an amazing experience. We have provided some useful information below as you may wish to take the opportunity to spend a little more time in our area. If there is any further information you require please do not hesitate to contact us.

Easy access

We have abundant parking in front of our studio.


We have two spacious Restrooms (handicapped accessible) and a changing room inside of the studio.

to visit

Southdale Mall is across the street and Mall of America is 15 minutes away

Cafe’s &

Noodles, Dino’s (Greek) and Dunn Brothers (Coffee) are next door. PFChangs, Rojo, Cheesecake Factory, Ruby Tuesday, SmashBurger and Buffalo Wild Wings are across the street in Southdale Mall. And yes, there is a Chipotle nearby – 3 blocks away.

Meet your venture team

Jaime – Photographer

Whether she is running around with her own little one, or the kids in the studio, Jamie is always able to capture the true spirit of any child. She loves capturing the relationship of her clients and showing family love through a photograph. She looks at the studio as a blank canvas and enjoys creating something fun for her clients to remember. Outside work, Jaime’s passion is her family; husband, dog and adorable little boy, who she loves photographing when she is not at the studio.

Jeremy – Style Director

With a unique east coast style and, sensibility his charming whit Jeremy can get anyone to smile. He has a BFA in photography and imaging from the Tisch school of the arts at NYU. When it comes to Venture, he loves the unique approach to a familiar subject matter, such as family photography. When Jeremy is not in the studio he loves traveling abroad and enjoys the food along the way.

Kim – Telesales

Our voice of Venture, Kim is the one who takes care of all of our client’s needs day in and day out. With her professional charisma, she knows how to get every family excited for their photo shoot. On a daily basis, she loves seeing the different items kids bring in for their shoot, and of course the animals. In her free time she enjoys concerts, festivals, the outdoors and of course, tea.

Tiffany – Photographer

A 4’9” bundle of creative energy Tiffany has an incredible passion for what she does. With her bubbly personality she always knows how to brighten up someone’s day. Prior to joining Venture she honed her skills over 11 years through studio portraiture and landscape photography. She enjoys getting to know her clients in order to provide a Grade A photographic experience and artwork that they love. In her spare time, she loves taking road trips to photograph the countries natural beauty.

Erik – Digital Artist

The quirky one of the bunch, Erik creates the visual artwork unique to the Venture experience. While this usually means he’s working out of sight, on the rare occasion you do get to see him he will be cracking a joke or saying hi to the animals (he’s a sucker for dogs). Plus you can be sure that if you need a cup of coffee in the morning Erik already has a pot brewing. In his spare time he loves going for a hike, walk or bike ride enjoying beautiful scenery along the way.

Kelly – Exhibition Manager

Kelly’s love for family and photography combined with her infectiously giggly personality makes her phenomenal at spreading the word about our unique studio experience. Sharing this passion is what she enjoys most about her work. Her team is very welcoming and friendly whether you are at a gala event or just hanging out at the mall. In her spare time she loves anything from cooking to sports, art and waking to the sound of her lovely children’s laughter throughout the house.

Michelle – Viewer

Michelle brings plenty of creative energy to Venture as well as many years of design experience. She loves to incorporate her design knowledge into helping her clients create fantastic artwork for their homes, which they are sure to cherish for many years to come. Outside of Venture, Michelle is very busy with her two small children, family and friends as well as dreaming up new creative ways to decorate her home.

Rick – Photographer

Rick – Rick brings to the Venture team, over 25 years of experience in the photographic industry and a passion for photography and the brand, shown his dedication. He finds great joy in the creative aspect of photography, the connection with his subject and is always striving to improve his skill. Outside of work, his passion is spending time with his son in the outdoors, camping and hiking.

Danny – Photographer

Danny’s passion for photography started at 19 when her grandmother placed a camera in her hands and asked her to shoot her first major event…bingo night.! She has a Bachelor’s in photography from U of M. Her favorite part about portraiture is the ability to capture the energy of a person in a split second. What she loves most about being a Venture photographer is experiencing the many ways a family is made and discovering the most dynamic ways to tell their story. Outside of the studio, Danny practices mixed martial arts and is learning electric bass.

Doug Dolliff – General Manager

When you see Doug in the studio, you’re likely to see his shadow next to him, Digger, his 8 yr old English Spaniel. When asked if he is a photographer, he answers “No, I can’t turn the camera on”! He brings his 30 years of business experience to the studio overseeing all aspects of the business. “We have an incredible team that is incredibly passionate about telling our clients’ stories”. Doug has two daughters and is very involved in their sports including skiing, cheerleading, and dance.