Portrait & Lifestyle Photography

From mini sessions and family groups to senior and lifestyle portraits, my goal remains the same: capturing the beauty of who you genuinely are.

I don’t pose my clients in front of random walls and landmarks. There’s no “cookie cutter” approach, regardless of your budget. Each and every portrait session is custom tailored to your unique needs and personality traits.

Wedding, Elopement & Social Event Photography

This is your day, so why should it be micromanaged by a photographer?! My documentary style captures the natural flow of your event, all the actions and reactions are absolutely genuine and spontaneous. “Hold it” is not in my vocabulary when it comes to event photography.

Yes, pretty much all weddings have an hour reserved for the formal portraits. But let me tell you a secret… I’m usually done with the formals in a matter of minutes, and that gives my brides and grooms an opportunity to spend some time away from the crowd before the reception.

I have photographed weddings in Atlanta and New York, Toronto and Moscow, London and Berlin. Some of them were huge, while others included only immediate families and closest friends. But my absolute favorite of late are elopements!…

Professional & Modeling Headshot Photography

A modern, professional headshot is absolutely invaluable! One great profile photo can change your personal and professional life for the better, whether it be on your LinkedIn profile, corporate directory page, modeling portfolio… or even a dating website.

In a post-COVID world, much of the networking is done online. That’s why personal branding is more important than ever; a great profile photo is your first real vis-à-vis. Invest in yourself, as it could be the best investment you’ve ever made!

Real Estate Photography

At the end of the day, the only thing that matters are results. By making your listings stand out on MLS pages, my photography will help you get more leads, and potentially sell the property at a greater price.

My real estate photos don’t have a “greasy” look of a typical HDR you may find on MLS, but they are still HDR: skies are blue, and you can easily see every important feature regardless of lights and shadows. Twilight photography is an option, and it adds a lot of vibrant appeal to your listing.

About My Style

My first professional assignment was back in the 70s, long before digital cameras. I still prefer the film “look”, and I’m not talking about “expired film that was left in a hot garage for a few years” kind of look that is so popular with toy camera enthusiasts nowadays. I like the look of properly exposed slide film, and most of my photographs, despite being shot in digital, achieve that look.

As far as capturing the moment goes, I like to think that I’m efficient at finding the holy grail of documentary photography, the “decisive moment” – every single time. I’ve been perfecting my candid storytelling for decades and reached the point where the skill of “blending in”, becoming ubiquitous yet invisible morphed into a habit. My working style gravitates towards documenting the natural flow of your event.

But there’s a flip side: every once in a while, merely capturing what’s in front of me just doesn’t cut it. Sometimes I have to shatter the ambiance and create a peculiar mix of light, shadows and divergent colors, delivering a brand new reality. I do all this on the set, not in Photoshop – so we’re creating a reality, not faking it.

What Else?

  • I’ve finally relocated back into the US of A in late 2015 after spending six years in Europe. Currently I’m based in Gainesville, GA.
  • I am a “people photographer” and my goal is to make you look “youer than you”. I pride myself in the ability to put every client at ease in front of the camera.
  • I’ve been told that I make unphotogenic models look great. Well, maybe. Or maybe grumpy people just never hire me. Happy people are always photogenic.
  • Human expressions and interactions. It’s hard to find a visual art subject that I’m more drawn to.
  • Ilana and Greg S., Buckhead GAIlana and Greg S., Buckhead GA

    Trenton was one of the fabulous photographers at our Georgia Aquarium wedding and we could not have been more thrilled with the pictures. It was quite the fairy tale and it is now 3 years later and we are still constantly looking at the memories. Thank you!

  • Katie D., Dahlonega GAKatie D., Dahlonega GA

    Your team is cool, it was great to meet everyone)), everything was very professional, thank you so much!! Now I (and my whole family) just can't stop looking at our pictures) Thank you very much again for a warm atmosphere, lots of positive emotions and impressions and for the fact that you managed to stop time))

    I didn’t even expect such a brilliant result, but now I know for sure: we will contact you exclusively for our family photography!! Bravo!))

    PS: Even my mom, who's skeptical about everything in this world, can't stop looking at our photos, she even said that she won't leave until I printed her some)

  • Halina S., Gainesville GAHalina S., Gainesville GA

    Looking at our photos, it's easy to believe that it was a fun party! Each and every face has so much emotion, perfect choice of moments! I'm eternally grateful for Trenton's mysterious ability to disappear into the crowd, only to snap back into existence when there's something worth photographing. He's very mobile and extremely fast. Come think of it, maybe he's a ninja?!

  • Amanda S., Atlanta GAAmanda S., Atlanta GA

    I'm so glad we found Trenton to be our wedding photographer. He was great to work with and our photos were stunningly beautiful. I love that he worked entirely in digital format and gave us the files rather than just prints.

  • Julia G., Gainesville GAJulia G., Gainesville GA

    Trenton got in the trunk to get this shot, what photographer does that?!…

    I've been to a lot of weddings. Trenton and his team are by far the best photographers I've ever seen in action! No annoying direction, you want to have fun? – let me tag along… And the results are incredible!

    What can I say about the quality? I don't understand technical terms, but I certainly understand one thing: it's real me on my photos! Funny, emotional, and very happy! And my husband is real too! Before Trenton, no one was able to capture his real personality on photo, not even me!

  • Svetlana K., Buford GASvetlana K., Buford GA

    So much light, love, harmony, sincere emotions, air, movement, life!!! Trenton managed to capture precise moments when our faces and poses were as expressive as humanly possible, while me and my now husband just enjoyed each other's company, great weather, and creative atmosphere :)

  • Olga P., Cornelia GAOlga P., Cornelia GA

    We had an impromptu mini session on my boyfriend's birthday. Despite his lifelong distrust of photography and photographers, now he's bragging about the fact that not many Hollywood celebrities have such cool portraits. And Trenton did it all in 20 minutes, at the city square!

    Thank you for great memories, stunning photos and an unbelievably fast delivery! Hope to work with you again soon…

  • Curt M., Marietta GACurt M., Marietta GA

    Truly the best! Trenton recently photographed our second event. Our first was our daughter’s bat mitzvah over 2 years ago and more recently was my son’s bar mitzvah. He is an extremely dependable, hard working professional. Trenton does not pose people but rather captures the emotion of the event and delivers images and albums that tell the story of a very special day in your life. The quality of his work is amazing and you will not be disappointed!

  • Victoria G., Athens GAVictoria G., Athens GA

    In such a short time, we became friends. Talbot family are sweet, very open and humorous couple, any photo session with them turns into something exciting!

    Our photos convey the most important things for us - affection, love, fondness, happiness!

    Thank you for making our story very personal, bright and unique!

  • Olga A., Flowery Branch GAOlga A., Flowery Branch GA

    Best family photographer ever! Thank you so very much for our stunningly beautiful photos! They are not just moments frozen in time, each photo is full of raw emotion and sparkling personality!

  • Maria G., Oakwood GAMaria G., Oakwood GA

    Have you ever tried smacking your better half with a partially cut pillow, spilling feathers all over the place?! This is the best family therapy ever!…

    Trenton Talbot and his team photographed our wedding a few years ago, now it was the time for our family portraits. We quickly finished with extended family and formal poses, grabbed a few pillows from the trunk and… We're in love with the results!

  • Kate S., Cumming GAKate S., Cumming GA

    During our Trash The Dress post-wedding session we were 100% in tune! Lots of fun and laughter, wonderful weather, insanely beautiful and creative photos!

    …By the way, we didn't really trash the dress that day.