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About Shawn Talbot

Photographer. Perfectionist. Furniture Mover.

For over twenty years Shawn has been going to extremes to capture the perfect shot and has won numerous international advertising awards. He has been recognized for his exceptional work by National Geographic, the Globe and Mail, the Smithsonian Institute and Macleans Magazine.

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Shawn Talbot at Residential Photoshoot

A Master of Light

Shawn chose to pursue eclectic photography and lighting training from numerous instructors at several universities across Canada; this is evidenced by the broad range of styles and techniques seen in his work.

Shawn spent a number of years working as a director of photography in Vancouver on commercials, music videos and feature films while also freelancing as an advertising photographer. It was here that Shawn really honed his skills and talent for lighting.

Shawn is part of a select group of photographers approved by Marriott International to photograph their global hotel and resort brands.

Shawn’s Focus

Shawn Talbot Photography

A Passion for Photography

Not only is Shawn an experienced drone pilot, capturing world-class photographs and video from a bird’s eye perspective, he is also a pilot of light aircraft. This marriage of piloting skills, accompanied by the composition skills of an experienced photographer, make for the perfect combination when capturing aerial photographs and video.

Shawn’s broad range of experience with numerous subjects shot in different countries around the world always brings a fresh perspective to each assignment.

Shawn’s passion for his work and easy-going, friendly personality has turned many clients into lifelong business partners and friends.

A Few Hospitality Clients

A Few Architecture & Advertising Clients

  • DDB Canada
  • Wasserman & Partners
  • Trump Hotels
  • Aquilini Development
  • Sleeman Breweries
  • Elite Luxury Homes
  • Mark Anthony Group
  • Rennie Marketing Systems
  • BCAA
  • Bell Media
  • Corus Entertainment
  • Titleist
  • Crew Marketing
  • Flair Air
  • Swoop Air
  • General Electric
  • BC Hydro
  • Fortis BC
  • Columbia Power
  • Moxies Restaurants
  • Epic Real Estate Solutions
  • Tree Brewing
  • BC Wine Institute
  • G Group of Companies
  • Campion Boats
  • Stuart Olson Architecture
  • Vector Powerboats
  • Sahuri Architecture
  • Keltic Development
  • Isabey Interiors
  • Begrand Fast Design
  • Warner Brothers Records
  • Paramount Pictures
  • Quail’s Gate Estate Winery
  • Ignite Design
  • University of BC
  • University of Calgary
  • Kal Tire
  • The Chopped Leaf Franchise
  • End of the Roll
  • Lake City Casinos
  • Valley First Credit Union
  • Argus Hospitality
  • KPMG
  • CEI Architecture
  • B+H Architects
  • CHIL Interior Design
  • NORR Architects
  • IBI Group
  • Ciccozzi Architecture
  • Troika Developments
  • Westcorp
  • Culos Group of Companies
  • Apchin Design Group
  • Jane Hoffman Realty
  • The Ingenium Group
  • KGH Foundation
  • Primaris REIT
  • Fillmore Construction
  • Mission Group
  • Virgin Media
  • California Closets
  • Kasian Architecture

“We were beyond happy with Shawn and his team. Shawn was such a pleasure to work with and we couldn’t have been happier with the images he provided for our new store opening. He was extremely accommodating with our last minute requests and timelines. Thanks so much for beautifully capturing our new space!”

Lindsey Turton, Moxies Restaurants