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Our studio is available for hire anywhere in the world. It doesn't matter if you need baby photos, a family portrait, coverage for simple wedding in your home or a 1000 guest affair in or out of the state; our studio will work with you down to the last detail to make your experience a happy and memorable one. There are NO Pushy, Crabby Photographers working in this studio!

    Do you have relatives or guests that live out of the area that want to see the images taken on your wedding day or a family reunion? That's no problem! They can Preview and Order over the Internet. 

    You can choose from a full selection of the finest albums and frames. Kathi will personally assist you in creating exactly what portrait decor and albums will fulfill your dreams and your budget.

The Photographic Team

    Jerry and Kathi have been working together, as an artistic team, for over 25 years. With backgrounds in fine art, nature and sports photography, print publications and project management, Kathi and Jerry merged their talents to create the distinctive look and customized service you experience today. Jerry holds a Certified Master Photographer, Craftman degree from the Professional Photographers of America...He is one of only 4 people in Idaho that hold all these degrees.

     Whether it's a traditional portrait or a custom photographic art piece, the images created byThe Storytellers become a celebration of the passion of life. Their ability to interact personally and artistically with each client continually creates award winning images and satisfied clients.

    As part of the community, the Venz’ donate their time and expertise to local charities, such as The Boys & Girls Club, Camp Rainbow Gold, The Red Cross, American Cancer Society, Lions and other local charity auctions.

    As award winning photographers and storytellers, your portraits and images created by The Storytellers are going to show who you are, tell your story and always touch your heart.



You may choose from 5 types of portrait sessions:

Family and Individual Studio Sessions. We offer both a Standard and Premium Studio Session. Our Standard session is done during normal business hours Monday through Friday. Typically these sessions last about 45 minutes to an hour depending on how smoothly the session goes and requires a session fee of $95, and with our Premium Studio Session we use as much time as we need and is available after hours or on Saturdays with a $150 session fee. With any of our sessions the session fee is paid at the time of booking as a non-refundable reservation fee.

Family and Individual Location Sessions. We also offer both a Standard and Premium Location Session for our location sessions.  We have several standard out door locations to choose from or with the Premium session you can choose your location. These sessions are perfect for individuals to large family groups. The Standard session requires a $150 session fee and is done during our normal business hours and the Premium Session has a $200 session fee for after hour sessions, home sessions or for Saturday sessions.  The session fee is paid at the time of booking as a non-refundable reservation fee.

Print collections for these sessions start at $125. Most of our clients invest between $650 and $1000 or more for a wall portrait and gift images to share.  What you spend depends on mounting choices, surfaces and size of your wall portraits.

Kids Club and our Furry Friends Club Sessions:

Whether your child has 2 legs or 4, to enroll your child, or pet, all you have to do is call the studio, send us an email or stop by and give us your child’s name and birthday. As a Kids Club or Furry Friends Club member your child will receive a complimentary studio session on their birthday month along with a 5x7 studio portrait from that session as our special gift. Members also get special selections and pricing as well. 

The Session fees for Non-Birthday month sessions start at $45, and you get our Club special pricing. Print collections for Club sessions start at $75. Most of our clients invest between $295 and $430 for a wall portrait and gift images to share.

High School Senior and Young Adult Portraits. This program is specially designed to accommodate every thing on your senior’s wish list.  Choose from simple single theme sessions in the studio to location sessions or both. Session Fee Retainers start at $50. Traditional drape or tux yearbook images will be sent to your school at no additional charge.

Print collections for these sessions start at $100. Most of our clients invest between $340 and $675 for gift images to share.

Executive or Business Portrait.  This program was developed for individuals needing electronic files to use for their advertising needs.  Session fees start at $50.   File collections start at $100 and include a color and Black & White high-resolution file and a low-resolution file for web use for each file purchased.  For $25 you can add on retouching.

Portraits that Speak to You! Session:  These sessions are a blend of beautifully captured still images and speaking movies.  Together they become stunning visuals put to the sounds your children make, they music they produce, the playful chatter that comes from family interaction, or as simple as you telling someone your passion in what you do.  These sessions range from $299 to $399 depending on their length and include the session and your speaking portrait.  Check out the sample...


      Click the button to view a Speak to You! movie from one of

          our Meridian Seniors...Jasmine


What’s included with your session fee?   Your session fee includes the time reserved for your session and one premier showing.  Your premier showing is your opportunity to view your images, make selections and purchase your favorites.  During your showing, you’ll be offered specials that are only available during your initial presentation.  Please bring anyone who will be assisting you with the selections of your portraits.  This ensures you can take advantage of the special Premier offers.  Should an additional showing be required, there is a $65 fee. All orders made after your premier will be at A-la-carte pricing.



Children's Portrait Club

    Our Children's Portrait Club includes No membership fees, whether you have one child or a dozen, there is never a membership fee! Each year, your child will receive a complimentary portrait session created during their birthday month from the time they’re born until they are 12 years old. Mom receives a gift sized studio portrait from that session as our special gift. As a member of the Children's Portrait Club, you'll receive a special portrait price list, and through out the year, we'll be creating Members Only Events that have even more savings. These may be special sets or sessions only available to our Members. To enroll your child, all you have to do is call the studio, send us an email or stop by. We'll need your child's name and birth date.

That's it-it's that simple. Call us today at 208-938-8909 for more information.




     At The Storytellers, we understand that every couple is different.  That’s why we have made our collections totally flexible for you and albums an option. This way, you choose how many hours of coverage you’ll need on your wedding day and you select the album that suits your style and desire, if you want.


      These collections include a DVD of your original images along with a spiral bound catalog to assist you in finding your favorites.  These collections start at $1500.  Our album collections start at $1200 in the coffee table style and include both an album for you and two parent albums.  As an added bonus, each of our collections includes, as our gift to you, an Engagement Session at a local park or in the studio (engagement session files and prints not included in wedding collections).

     We promise you’ll receive our undivided attention to detail, years of experience, lots of variety and choices, all with a warm friendly smile.

                      Your wedding is a life-changing event…
Allow us to capture your special day in photographs that you’ll cherish for a lifetime. 


    We also offer coverage for special events such as Bat or Bar mitzvahs, Anniversary and Christmas Parties, as well as special pricing for Sports and School packages.


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