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The Southampton


At Venture Southampton 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.

Contact your studio

Venture Southampton, 30 London Road, Southampton, SO15 2AG

Opening times
Tue - Fri:10:00am - 8:00pm
Sat:9:00am - 7:00pm

Evenings and weekends are appointment only


T: 02380 019490


Our Customer Experiences

The studio is where your experience comes to life

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Aimee Jeffery

Loved the pictures, friendly photographer, wonderful experience. Looking forward to future visits.

Our Services

At Venture Southampton 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 anything further information you require please do not hesitate to contact us.


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.


Our studio is equipped with a baby changing facility. We also have private changing rooms and customer bathroom facilities.


The Southampton studio was designed with disabled access in Ramps are built into all floors and corridors and doors are wheelchair friendly.

to Visit

From fabulous art exhibitions at the City Art Gallery, discovering the city’s history at SeaCity Museum or Tudor House and Garden to seeing chart topping bands at Southampton O2 Guildhall, whatever your mood, Southampton has an attraction or activity perfect for all the family.

Alex Ellery – Head Photographer

Alex has been with Venture for over a decade, being a manager along the way but his love for photography has brought him back to being the head of photography and creatively pushing the team. He loves black and white photography but also pioneers our new Iconic coloured lighting. Alex is a big kid who brings any room to life, his repertoire of noises will make any baby laugh.

Nicole Machado – Junior Photographer

Nicole has a background in advertising design which led her to photography, her talent in design means she is the go to team member for creating bespoke collections for our clients. Nicole’s favourite family group to photograph are toddlers, teenagers and couples where she can make anyone laugh.

Alice Brookes – Photographer

Alice has worked in studio portraiture for over 3 years. Her favourite families to shoot are babies and animals. She is hoping for a client to come in with something exotic such as a snake? However a Penguin would be at the top of the list. One day she would love to go to Antarctica and photograph her favourite animal, the Penguin.

Alison Bate – Digital Artist / Production

Alison is our re-toucher who has worked with Venture for over 8 years. Receiving all the retouching qualifications she can get and also this year winning a Venture award for her retouching.She loves recreating images for print and keeps up to date with design trends through Pinterest amongst other websites!

Amy Barrett – Diary Co-ordinator

Amy started as one of our clients having a family photoshoot and loved her experience so much she is now part of the team. Working in the diary team and having two children of her own, Amy knows everything there is to know about making your photoshoot fun and personal.