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Minneapolis photo studio

Photography & Videography

Professional Studio

Studio Eight has thrived as a professional photography studio for more than 25 years. In recent years, we have been doing more videography work as our clients prefer a one-stop studio. It has been our pleasure to capture some of the most iconic brands, and to work with some of the best photographers, videographers,
and talent available.

No product is too small and no client is too big for Studio Eight. We are fortunate to have Robert Olding as our staff photographer and videographer. He brings more than 25 years of retail and product photography experience to the studio. We also work with other photographers on behalf of our clients. So if you feel that you have very specific needs, please allow us to tap into our network of professional photographers and videographers who are happy to help support your brand.

Model preparing for photo shoot

Full Service

Studio Eight has the staff and resources to serve as your full-service professional photography studio. Our full-time staff is here to help ensure that your project runs smoothly and efficiently so that all projects get done on time and on budget.

  • Photography and videography
  • Casting
  • Hair and makeup
  • Wardrobe
  • Styling
  • Props
  • Client services
  • Client workspace and lounge
  • Free off-street parking
  • Secured product storage
In-studio photography services


We own our own space, which may seem like a small asset, but it means we offer the ability to give our projects special attention any time of day, or any day of the week. We offer flexibility and the option to accommodate nearly any type of shoot in our studio in bustling downtown Minneapolis.

  • 8,000 square feet
  • 17′ ceilings
  • 32′ drive-in cove
  • Full kitchen
  • Daylight shooting space
  • 360º turntables (fits products from jewelry to cars)
On-location photography services


Sometimes it’s just easier to go on-location. Being able to go at a moment’s notice is just one benefit of having an established crew and network to draw from for location shoots. We have the experience and connections to make location shoots a breeze for our clients.

Robert Olding, Photographer Robert Olding

Our Photographer

Growing up in southwestern Idaho, my access to the arts and culture were limited mostly to TV and radio with the occasional foray into macrame and sewing. I had a great love for all things creative and was generally thought of as an all-around weird kid. I kept busy by enlisting my 5 brothers and sisters to star in my various attempts at filmmaking. My version of Grease is legendary amongst a handful of people living in Idaho. I pursued music and enjoyed many years playing drums with various local bands.