Make Your Own Package

For D.I.Y. couples: No Extra Charge for making your own! 

“Margo and David were great to work with. They helped us make our vows our own and ensured that everything ran smoothly during the ceremony. We received multiple comments on how great the ceremony was. We would recommend them to anyone! ~ Debbie & Kerry, wedmates

  • All fees posted everywhere on this site include tax and delivery.
  • UNLIMITED GUESTS includes unlimited wedding party! Seriously! 🙂

  • PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER: Margo Ross Sears is a reliable and talented journalistic photographer with years of experience as a professional artist and wedding photographer (350+ weddings). You get 2 sets of images (print sized + sharing sized) on USB flashdrive mailed to you & letter of permission to print-see samples:
  • “60” Package has up to 60 minutes shooting time and 100+ images
  • “90” Package has up to 90 minutes shooting time and 150+ images
  • Add photo time: for second hour & beyond, add $200 per 60 minutes & 50+ edited images.
  • ADD ARTISTIC EDITS (very popular) for enhancements like:

    • remove strangers, chairs/towels, and trash cans in background
    • teeth whitening and tooth replacement
    • remove scars, age spots, blemishes, bruises, pimples, bra straps/tags
    • soften wrinkles and double chin
    • soften harsh shadows on faces (good for midday shoots)
    • reduce bulges on arms or torso where possible
    • remove flyaway hair strands
    • level the horizon line on ocean
    • boost sky colors when too overcast (sunrise/sunset)
    • portrait-quality lighting added
    • sepia, or dramatic all black and white copies
    • white/dreamy/soft focus vignette (misty fog surrounding edges)
    • subtle dark vignette (at edges-puts focus in center)
    • ultra-sharp focus for dramatic effects (for b & w or water splashes)
    • convert to abstract oil painting, and combinations of these effects too.
    • About 50% of images are actually altered in all these ways….I aim to keep it looking real and natural and pretty! $50
  • RECEPTION PHOTOS for 3 HOURS and 180 minimum pics. Location must be within 10 miles of ceremony or travel fee applies. $550
  • ADD SHOOTING TIME to other photo packages, includes 60+ more images, as Margo is available.$200 / 60 minutes
  • TRAVEL FEE for MARGO is zero when Margo rides with David. Otherwise, travel fee applies.
  • ENGAGEMENT PHOTO SESSION – FUN! Includes 60 minimum images, in two sets (printing size and sharing size), all edited for color & lighting only, mailed to you on USB flashdrive with letter of printing permission. Suggested locations: Vereen Gardens & Intracoastal Waterway, Sunset Beach Town Park at the Intracoastal Waterway, Old Bridge/New Bridge Park, on the Beach or under pier, your hotel or B&B lawn, golf course or country club lawn between OIB and North Myrtle. Further locations have travel fee. $100 retainer, balance due on shoot date.
    • *$200 / 60 minutes
    • *add Artistic Edits $50 (above, very popular)
    • add Flipbook $75, 8″x 8″, lay-flat binding, custom cover, 20-25 best images
  • SLIDESHOW VIDEO(MP4 format) with up to 200 of your Best-Of photos, with music, panning and fading animation, subtle special effects and art graphics. Mailed to you. See example here  $150
  • FLIPBOOK: 8″x 8″, custom photo hardcover, lay-flat binding, 20-40 images, subtle art graphics, mailed to you.  $75
  • WEDDING ALBUM:  8″x 11″, with 90 full page size images, custom photo hardcover, lay-flat binding,  subtle art graphics, mailed to you.  $150
  • EXTRA COPY OF FLASHDRIVE:  Digital images for guests who want to PRINT the pics (not just post them online which they can do for free). A complete copy of your USB flashdrive, printing permission letter, mailed to your guest/family inside the U.S. (overseas postage extra). $25


  • CORAL Add-On Package (9 items) —includes additional 1 hour shooting, +60 more images, artistic editing, Engagement Session & Engagement Flipbook 8×8″, video Slideshow, Wedding Album 8×11″ with 90 full-page pics, and paper prints of only the album pics. $800 (regular price $1040) $100 retainer subtracted from total
  • PEARL Add-On Package (6 items) –includes artistic editing 2x, Engagement Session & Engagement Flipbook 8×8″, video Slideshow and Wedding Album 8×11″ with 90 full-page pics.  $600 (regular price $675) $100 retainer subtracted from total
  • SEA GLASS Add-On Package (3 items) –-includes artistic editing, video Slideshow, Wedding Album 8×11″ with 90 full-page pics. $250 (regular price $350)


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  • OFFICIATING: Your choice of male or female. We perform your traditional or unique officiant/minister services in your dress code. Ceremony on the beach, or the lawn or indoors at your choice of Sunset Beach, Ocean Isle Beach, Cherry Grove or North Myrtle Beach. Other locations are available with additional travel fee. Also includes our UNIQUE SAND CEREMONY (we supply everything),SHELLS in HEART SAND GROOMINGLICENSE FILING and SHELL HORN HERALD by minister/officiant–see full description and pics here. $300
  • FLUTE SERENADE: David Sears plays the Native American Cedar & Crystal Flute (or the White Nature Flute in wet weather) at whatever point you wish. For example the bride or groom entrance, guests seating or first dance on the beach afterward. $30
  • REHEARSAL (optional): Please ask for our popular, free alternative to rehearsal. If using this, it must be scheduled outside of sunset times and no weekends. $100 + travel fee, if applicable
  • VIDEOGRAPHER: Since 1988, Bob Collins is an experienced, fast, fun, talented and reliable professional videographer. He filmed dozens of our weddings! Visit bobvox.com. Bob offers a variety of price packages and has no travel fee between Holden Beach NC to Georgetown SC. Farther locations are available. We MUST confirm his availability BEFORE we promise this service!  FYI: The basic “1-1-1 Production” package works well with us; $316 (tax included, no travel fee)
     Because Bob is an outside vendor, prior payment in full is needed AFTER he confirms. Or you may hire Bob directly yourself for same price.
  • CHILDREN’S VOWS: For children & stepchildren to say “I do” in a fun and meaningful way, accepting their new family member.  Most kids just say “I do” or simply nod. $5
  • GUESTS OR IN-LAWS VOWS: They say “I do” together with customized wording, in support of your new marriage. $5
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  • REAL FLORIST FLOWERS: Hand-delivered and tax included, fresh cut flowers customized by professional florist in your choice of color, style and flower types!  With hand-tied ribbon handles, and optional accents like pearls or rhinestones or shells. We send you full instructions on how to order this:
    • Bridal bouquet of domestic blooms, your colors, your types, ribbon-wrapped handle, standard shape (half ball) $100
      • w/exotic imported blooms (orchids, peonies, bird of paradise), add $35/bunch
      • cascade shape, add $50
      • keepsake, small, rhinestone brooch on handle, add $20
    • Boutonniere $15
    • Bridesmaid bouquet $50 (2/3rd size of Bridal)
    • Mini-bouquet $25 (1/2 size, usually for little girls)
    • Corsage $20
    • Bag of rose petals $14 and $19 (300-500 petals)
    • Arbor sprays, single stems, and tablepieces also available; just ask us!
    • Because this is an outside vendor, prior payment in full is needed.

MORE OPTIONS!  See full descriptions and fees–tap this for Add-Ons page:

  • Handfasting (formal or simple) $25 or $50
  • First Gifts Ceremony $5
  • Gratitude Gifting Ceremony $30
  • Wishing Stone Toss $20
  • Celtic Stone Toss $20
  • Family Broom Jump $5
  • Rings Blessing & Warming $10
  • 4 Gifts from the Deep $35
  • Native American Rite of 7 Steps $5
  • Jewish Smash the Glass $5
  • Keepsake Marriage Certificate $10
  • Sweet Honeymoon Basket $45 or $65 or $90 
  • Two White Doves Release $199
  • Tying the Knot $10
  • Memorial Blessing $5
  • PA System, portable Mic & Music $50
  • FRENCH GOURMET RECEPTION DINNER: at historic Brentwood Restaurant and Wine Bistro in Little River SC, for 10+ people for 3 hours. Child’s menu, vegetarian or gluten-free menus available. $750 and up
  • Save-The-Date Shell & Sand Images (for Invitations or Cards) $3 – $22
  • La Ceremonia En Español con la Pastora Margo solamente (David no habla mucho español) add $50

 

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