About Jenn and Tim

Jenn Ackerman and Tim Gruber are a husband and wife team based in Minneapolis, MN. 

Their work has been described as colorful, genuine, full of life, humorous and soulful by editors, art directors and curators around the country. They take an authentic approach to their work and specialize in providing images of real people to advertising, corporate and editorial clients. They pride themselves in creating a narrative in every photo they take whether it is a single image or a series of photos.

Their work has been honored by the Communication Arts Photography Annual and Advertising Annual, American Photography 28, 30, 31, and 32, PDN Photo Annual, Review Santa Fe Center Project Competition, Photolucida’s Critical Mass, Inge Morath Award, Magnum Expression Award, POYi, and many others. Their most recent documentary film won an Emmy and they were named a McKnight Fellow and to PDN's 30 Photographers to Watch in 2012.

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    AARP The Magazine
    American Lawyer
    Bloomberg BusinessWeek
    Bloomberg Markets
    Bon Appetit
    Country Living
    Delta
    Delta Sky Magazine
    Deluxe
    ESPN The Magazine
    Esquire
    Family Circle
    Field & Stream

    Food & Wine
    Fortune
    Inc. Magazine
    International Bus
    Midwest Living
    Minnesota Monthly
    Miss Universe
    Money Magazine
    Monocle
    Mother Jones
    Mpls. St. Paul Magazine
    National Geographic
    National Geographic Traveler
    Outdoor Life
    Outside Magazine
    People Magazine
    Popular Science
    Prevention
    Refinery29
    Rolling Stone
    Runner’s World
    The New York Times
    The Wall Street Journal
    Target
    T-Mobile
    TIME
    Travel & Leisure

    US Bank
    Wired

     
    Jenn and Tim with their best personal injury lawyer pose.

    Jenn and Tim with their best personal injury lawyer pose.