About

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.


Editorial Clients

AARP The Magazine
American Lawyer
Bloomberg BusinessWeek
Bloomberg Markets
Bon Appetit
Country Living
ESPN The Magazine
Esquire
Field & Stream
Food & Wine
Fortune
Inc. Magazine
Midwest Living
Minnesota Monthly
Money
Monocle
Mother Jones
Outdoor Life
Outside Magazine
People Magazine
Popular Science
Prevention
Refinery29
Rolling Stone
Runner’s World
The New York Times
The Wall Street Journal
TIME
Wired



Commercial Clients

Delta
Deluxe
International Bus
Little
Momentum Worldwide
Miss Universe
mono
Saatchi & Saatchi NY
Target
T-Mobile
US Bank
Verizon