We are a full service boutique that is redefining the wedding experience. We offer 16 specialized services. We are extraordinary at all things related to weddings.
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Venture is the world’s leading premium brand photography studio and has revolutionized the portrait photography industry. Venture’s unique photography experience creates iconic wall art for its clients with unmatched quality and customer experience.
Owner and principal photographer Amy Zellmer approaches every shoot from two angles. With a modern style of traditional photography, each shot is composed and framed to fit alongside family portraits from any decade. But with the addition of her photojournalistic skills, her photos also tell the story of her subjects, capturing their emotions in a single, telling moment. The all-female staff at her studio shares this dual focus to shoot families, weddings, and private boudoir sessions.
Amy requires an engagement session before the wedding day with every couple she works with so that she can develop a relationship with the soon-to-be-weds and find the photography style to match their personality. She incorporates this same communicative approach in basic portrait sessions, often taking pictures in black and white to emphasize emotions or the stark contrast of an oreo. Amy coaches natural poses from her subjects during boudoir sessions that build confidence and reinforce her belief that women of all shapes and sizes are beautiful.
In the midst of an industry so saturated in emerging technology that fierce competition is law, the Twin Cities Photography Group operates as a cooperative to nurture the artistic development and technical skills of amateur and professional photographers. To expand the photographic community and foster a passion for creativity, the group keeps a clean studio space for picture snappers to host shoots and workshops.
Skilled instructors educate the public on basic photography fundamentals and camera-specific tips that allow students to get the most from advanced equipment without threatening to cut its weekly allowance. Regular meet ups assemble members for photo walks at area parks and photogenic seasonal events, such as air shows and free outdoor concerts.
For 15 years, Patrick McCutchan has documented life through his camera lens. He has developed a deep understanding of the components that make a good photo and will happily explain terms such as lens distortion or depth of field to interested clients. Working all the while to maintain a relaxed rapport, he captures subtle smiles, proud graduates, and bouquets tossed to decide the next county commissioner. He uses a RAW exposure technique produces detailed photos with true-to-life colors, and online galleries make images readily available to customers.