Author Archives: Timothy

Timothy Faust is an award winning wedding photographer from Breckenridge, Colorado. He specializes in destination wedding photography in Colorado and all across the world.
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Unplugged Weddings and why I don’t Care

This post on Unplugged Weddings will be the first in a series of commentaries on controversial  photography issues. 

I know, it’s an abrasive title, but trust me, I will explain it momentarily. And hopefully, I can put your concerns to rest. First, let me start by explaining what an unplugged wedding is. Simply put, it is a wedding free of electronic devices. This could be limited to a ceremony where guests are not expected to used cameras and/or phones. But it can extend to the the Hollywood ceremonies where guests must place their phones into a locker when they arrive and retrieve them when they leave. Continue reading »

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Cate and Dan’s Arapahoe Basin Wedding

Location: Black Mountian Lodge, Arapahoe Basin, Colorado

Cate and Dan are from right here in Breckenridge, Colorado. It’s always great to have an opportunity to work for local couples. They chose one of my all time favorite wedding venues for there ceremony and reception. Arapahoe Basin has some really incredible and rugged scenery which makes a perfect photography background, especially at sunset. Continue reading »

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Tanille and Larry’s Breckenridge, Colorado Wedding

Location: Sapphire Point, Breckenridge, Colorado

Reception Venue: Double Tree, Breckenridge

Tanille and Larry picked Sapphire Point in Breckenridge for their May wedding because of the spectacular views of snow capped mountains. Weather in May can be a little unpredictable, but luckily a winter storm cleared in time to give us some amazing photo opportunities.

Being a huge Star Wars fan, Tanille added some subtle but special touches like lightsaber bouquets for the bridesmaids and R2-D2 socks for the groomsmen for this May the Fourth be with you wedding. Anyone who knows me even a little, knows that I am also a massive Star Wars fan and definitely approved of those details. Continue reading »

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Steve and Kelly’s Frisco, Colorado Wedding

I met Kelly at least a decade ago when we were both working at a wedding in Summit County together. I was really honored when Kelly asked me to photograph her and Steve’s wedding this year. I loved that they decided to do a DIY ceremony at the Frisco Gazebo, followed by dinner at one of my favorite restaurants, Bagalis. Then they topped it off with a reception at Summit County’s best music Venue, 10 Mile Music Hall. I really liked how they invited the entire community to the reception. Continue reading »

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Jeff and Jacqueline’s Sapphire Point Wedding

Location: Sapphire Point, Breckenridge, Colorado

Jeff and Jacqueline came here from Alabama to have and amazing mountain elopement ceremony at the Sapphire Point overlook in Breckenridge, Colorado. It was just me and the two of them for the ceremony and the photos afterward. Incidentally, did you know that Colorado is one of only a handful of states that allows couple to self solemnize their marriage without a third party officiant? It’s one of the reasons Colorado is so popular for elopements. 

One of my favorite moments from the wedding is when a chipmunk decided to pop over and inspect the bride’s bouquet. Continue reading »

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Lizzy and Ben’s Crested Butte Wedding

Location: Mountain Wedding Garden, Crested Butte, Colorado

Coordinator: Krysta with Elevation Weddings and Events

Photo Booth: Reel Mobile Photos

I met Lizzy and Ben about a year before their wedding when I did their engagement photos in Breckenridge. It gave us a lot of time to plan before their summer wedding in Crested Butte, Colorado. 
Crested Butte is one of the most beautiful towns in all of Colorado (and possibly all of the US. One of my favorite things about this wedding was that rain storms were coming and going throughout the day. As Coloradans, they knew not to worry because storms blow in and out quickly. It gave us the best of both worlds: clear skies for their ceremony and beautiful clouds for sunset photos afterwards. Continue reading »

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Kevin and Kelly’s Sedona Arizona Wedding

Location: Slide Rock State Park
Planner/Coordinator: Roma Sumra
Videographer: Jack Schwitz
Florist: Sedona High Mountain Flowers
Music: Peaks Pro Events
Catering: Cloth and Flame
Cake: Nothing Bundt Cake
Invitations: Zazzle.com

Kevin has been a good friend and climbing partner since we attended college together. He is also a well known adventure travel photographer. So when he asked me to photograph his wedding, I can’t even describe how honored I was. 

Photographing another photographer’s wedding can both a blessing and a curse. On one hand, they tend to pick exciting locations and know what time of day is going to produce the best light. On the other hand, the expectations are ridiculously high, and there is a lot of pressure to deliver exceptional images. 

On an interesting side note, my wife, Carin, and I were traveling in the Dolomites region of Northern Italy the same week that Kevin and Kelly were doing their honeymoon there. We ended up meeting for a day of via ferrata climbing with them near Arco, Italy. I included some of the photos from that.

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