About Us

Robert and Leslie

Hi! We’re Robert and Leslie Faust, a husband and wife wedding photography team. Weddings and Boudoir photography are all we do, and we are completely devoted to it! We will stop at nothing to capture the most complete story of the most beautiful, touching, and emotional day of each of our brides lives! We have many years of combined experience in wedding photography, over 34 to be exact, which allows us to combine all of today’s popular styles to produce the un-matched quality we are known for. While capturing that impeccable quality, we work very efficiently, and we’re friendly and fun to work with! We get the must have family photos, etc. done very quickly, normally in less than 20 minutes, and we do it in a fun and relaxing manner so everyone thoroughly enjoys the experience of the day. Most of our brides tell us we feel like family to them by the time the wedding is over! That’s our goal with every bride we work with. It’s much more than a job to Leslie and I, it’s a passion.

Something we feel is very important, we do all of the photography, retouching, editing and album design ourselves, not by outsiders! By doing this, our experience and artistry is carried over into every aspect of our work from the initial pre-bridal or engagement session, throughout the wedding day, and finally concluding with the beautifully designed handcrafted Italian wedding album that will showcase your memories and emotions for a lifetime.

One thing you can count on, our photographs and finished products will be on an entirely different level than anyone else out there today, at any price! You will find that our photographs will not be overly bright and washed out, so common among so many of today’s less experienced photographers. You paid a lot of money for that beautiful gown, that wedding cake, all those delicate meaningful details, etc., and in our photos we will make sure you see every bit of detail you paid for! Overly bright, washed out photos make us very sad! 🙁

We DO NOT have “Teams of Photographers,” or hire any outsiders so we can try to photograph several weddings a day as so many others do! To us, it’s not about how many weddings we can photograph in a year, or about how much money we can make in one weekend. On the most important day of your life, we are devoted to only one bride, YOU, and Leslie and I will be your photographers, “Period”. We only accept 35 weddings a year and turn all others away. By limiting the number we do, it allows us to stay fresh, creative, and give each of our brides the very best quality and customer service possible. You deserve that!

Our final goal is not be the biggest or the most expensive. Our goal is to remain small, affordable, and the very best wedding photographers in the business, a goal we’ve accomplished year after year for almost 3 decades.

With a few hundred 5 star reviews on the Knot and the weddingwire.com, over the last few years, it’s still a huge honor when brides often refer to us as “The Best of the Best.” Please take a little time to read a few of those raves on our site and you’ll see why choosing Leslie and I is without a doubt the right choice! Click here for raves.

Want to know a little more about Robert and Leslie? Here are their credentials

With over 34 years of combined experience, a totally unique style and a quality like no other, Robert and Leslie are considered two of the best, and most sought after wedding photographers in the country. Robert has the experience of photographing over 1800 weddings so far in his career to date.

Not only is Robert one of very few Certified Professional Photographers in the south, he is one of only 4 in the entire world and the only one in the south to have earned all 4 photography degrees from the Professional  Photographers of America organization.  In addition to having earned the Master of Photography degree, Robert has also earned the Photographic Craftsman, Master Artist, Master of Electronic Imaging degrees. He is the only photographer in PPA history to have earned over 45 print award merits and all 4 degrees in just 5 years. Robert’s credentials don’t stop there however, he is a PPA approved photography instructor, a PPA approved print juror, and for the last 18 years, he been an Elite instructor at the most prestigious photography school in the world, the Texas School of Professional Photography. These accomplishments make Robert one of the most decorated wedding photographers in the world, and his work is displayed around the world with the PPA Traveling Loan Collection, a collection of the work of the world best photographers.

Robert’s personally developed signature style of lighting has much to do with Robert and Leslie’s impeccable quality, and although often tried, no one else has been able to duplicate it their style. It is one of the main things, among others, that sets their work apart from all the other wedding photographers in the country.

Robert has done every type of photography in his career spanning 34 years so far, starting out as a wedding and commercial photographer, he branched out into the world of fashion, swimsuit and boudoir photography, then to family, children and high school seniors. . Weddings have always been his favorite so back in 2003 he devoted his artistry completely to weddings and discontinued photographing everything other than brides, weddings and boudoir. He’s been affiliated with New Orleans Wedding Photographers, Baton Rouge Wedding Photographers, and Louisiana Wedding Photographer organizations as well as being a member of the Professional Photographers of America organization for over 30 years.

Leslie, Robert’s wife, is a very accomplished graphic artist as well as a photo journalistic photographer. They work weddings as a team. From the delicate details of the wedding day to the excitement captured in expressions, she will document it all in an unposed and unobtrusive manner. Leslie is the creative designer of their many award winning album designs. Her work has won awards from Kodak and Fuji as well as judge’s choice awards in national competition.

Robert and Leslie’s work has been displayed at Disney’s Epcot Center and around the world with the PPA Traveling Loan Collection, a collection of the work of the world’s most accomplished photographers

All the reason’s brides say choosing Robert Faust Photography is a complete “No-Brainer”!


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