Photography Services & Fees
by Margo Ross Sears
for Wedding Packages  OR  Photos-Only Services

Truly Gorgeous & Fun Photos, Upfront Reasonable Prices Include UNLIMITED Lifetime Printing & Sharing of All Final Images + Shipped to You on USB Flashdrive!

“Margo is a fantastic photographer-she makes having your photo taken a great experience (and I hate having my photo taken). We love our gorgeous photos and will treasure these memories forever. I wholeheartedly recommend them! ~ Shana & Chris Lee, clients 

Margo’s Photos on 4 Wedding Magazine Covers:

PHOTO PACKAGES:

  • 60 MINUTES WEDDING PHOTOS ONLY PACKAGE:  includes 60 minutes of Margo shooting solo, 100+ images delivered in TWO size sets (large printing size and small electronic sharing size), edited and tastefully enhanced (details below), with letter of UNLIMITED LIFETIME printing permission for the couple, shipped directly to your home on a USB flashdrive. This is our smallest photo service:
    * $500 (with enhancements), $250 retainer subtracted from total, balance due at wedding
    $400 (no enhancements), $200 retainer subtracted from total, balance due at wedding
  • 90 MINUTES WEDDING PHOTOS ONLY PACKAGE: includes 90 minutes of Margo shooting solo, 150+ images delivered in TWO size sets (large printing size and small electronic sharing size), edited and tastefully enhanced (details below), with letter of UNLIMITED LIFETIME printing permission for the couple, shipped directly to your home on a USB flashdrive. . This is great for 35-50 people:
    * $650 (with enhancements), $325 retainer subtracted from total, balance due at wedding 
    * $550 (no enhancements), $275 retainer subtracted from total, balance due at wedding

1) ARTISTIC ENHANCEMENTS INCLUDE:

  • remove strangers/chairs and trash cans in background
  • teeth whitening and tooth replacement
  • remove scars, age spots, cuts, blemishes, bruises, pimples, bra straps
  • soften wrinkles and double chin
  • soften harsh shadows on faces (good for midday shoots)
  • reduce bulges on arms or torso
  • fix flyaway hair strands
  • level the horizon line on ocean
  • boost sky colors when too overcast (sunrise/sunset)
  • 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)
  • about 60% of images are actually altered in all these ways…keep it looking real and natural 

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 Delivery for ALL Margo’s Photos: by US Mail First Class, bubble-wrapped, with tracking on a USB flashdrive. Delivery time is between 2-8 weeks. July-September are slowest times.


OTHER PHOTO SERVICES & ITEMS

1) ARTISTIC EDITS & ENHANCEMENTS remove strangers/trashcans, soften wrinkles, boost sky color, black-n-whites, sepias, whiten teeth, remove cuts/pimples,bruises, or see above full list included, that is in red text!
      * $100
2) RECEPTION for 3 HOURS and 200 minimum pics. Location must be within 10 miles of ceremony or travel fee applies.
     * $1200 / 3hrs. (minus retainer $300)
3) ADDED SHOOTING TIME (add to Basic Service only) to other photo packages, includes 70+ more images, as Margo is available.

     * $300 / 60 minutes
4) TRAVEL FEE is zero when Margo rides with David. Otherwise, travel fee applies.
5) ENGAGEMENT PHOTOS PKG: FUN! Includes 60 minimum images,delivered in TWO size sets (large printing size and small electronic sharing size), edited for color and light balances only, shipped directly to you on USB flashdrive with letter of UNLIMITED LIFETIME printing permission for the couple; OR for friends / family who want to PRINT (not just the free electronic images only), may purchase flat $25 for own USB copy with ALL the same stuff on it. Suggested locations: Vereen Gardens & Intracoastal Waterway, Sunset Beach Town Park at the Intracoastal Waterway, Old Bridge/New Bridge Park, The historic Brentwood lawn, 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. $150 retainer, balance due on shoot date.

     * $350 / 60 minutes
6) FAMILY or COUPLE BEACH PORTRAITS PKG: for group sizes under 25 ppl. Includes 60 minimum images, delivered in TWO size sets (large printing size and small electronic sharing size), edited for color and light balances only, shipped directly to you on USB flashdrive with letter of UNLIMITED LIFETIME printing permission for the couple; OR for friends / family who want to PRINT (not just the free electronic images only), may purchase flat $25 for own USB copy with ALL the same stuff on it. $150 retainer, balance due at shoot.

     * $350 / 60 minutes
7) H.S. SENIOR BEACH PORTRAITS PKG:  Includes 45 minimum images, delivered in TWO size sets (large printing size and small e-sharing size), edited for color and lighting balances only, shipped directly to you on USB flashdrive with letter of UNLIMITED LIFETIME printing permission for the couple; OR for friends / family who want to PRINT (not just the free electronic images only), may purchase flat $25 for own USB copy with ALL the same stuff on it.  $150 retainer, balance due at shoot.

     * $300 / 45 minutes


8) 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. Shipped.
     * $150
9) PHOTO 
FLIPBOOK:  8″x 8″, custom photo hardcover, lay-flat binding, 20-40 images, subtle art graphics, shipped to you.Book guaranteed—replace or refund 100% at your choice!

     * $75
10) WEDDING ALBUM:  8″x 11″, with 90 full page size images, custom photo hardcover, lay-flat binding, subtle art graphics, shipped. Book guaranteed—replace or refund 100% at your choice!

     * $150
11) EXTRA COPIES 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 in U.S. (overseas postage extra).

     * $25
13) Canvas Wall Print:   on wood frame and sawtooth hanger hardware included. Museum black edges or wraparound image edges…depends on which one looks best! Shipped directly to you in mail. Choose wither rectangle shape 11″ x 14″ or square shape 12″ x 12″ or rectangle 16″ x 20″ for $100.  Larger and smaller sizes available too, just ask Margo for a quote on email: info@beachpeopleweddings.com. Prints guaranteed — replace or refund 100% at your choice!
     * $70, for either 11″ x 14″ or 12″ x 12″
     * $100, for 16″ x 20″

 

“Margo was scouting the perfect shots and capturing every priceless moment…Margo was awesome, every picture was meaningful and perfectly composed. We knew they would look awesome, but were so absolutely blown away once they arrived shortly after the wedding. My Wife and I were in awe of the work Margo was able to do!” ~ Jared and Jennifer Stoutman, wedmates

“Margo’s photography created memories that made the beautiful setting even more picturesque.” ~ Rhia & Jonathan Beeks, clients

“Margo took lovely photos despite the weather. I highly recommend Beachpeople Weddings! They truly helped to make our day unique and stress free.” ~ Amy and Jack Jackson, wedmates

“…and Margo being an amazing photographer and David playing amazing music. It was all beautiful!” ~ Amanda & Aaron Westley, wedmates

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“The pictures Margo took turned out amazing! She captured the whole event with personal touches, and our photo books were just gorgeous….mom ordered 3 copies for our grandparents’ Christmas! The whole experience was such a pleasure and David and Margo are special people.” ~ Evan & Terry Michaels, wedmates

Margo Ross Sears

Margo Ross Sears

Photographer and Officiant

Margo Ross Sears is a licensed, insured professional photographer with 12+ years experience in photo restoration and enhancement. Photography, art, and writing run deep in her family. Her father, Joseph Shankland (1928-2013) was a professional photographer and fine art teacher in Italy and the United States. Her uncle, David M. Spear, is a nationally renowned photographer with works in the Guggenheim and also the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Another uncle, his brother, is a professor of journalism and photography at the University of Richmond. Her grandparents were lifelong newspaper editors, journalism photographers and writers. Her great-grandfather, Sherwood Anderson (1876-1941), was an American author and publisher / mentor to Ernest Hemingway, William Faulkner, Gertrude Stein, Thomas Wolfe, Norman Mailer, Carl Sandberg and Ray Bradbury, and was an editor of two Virginia newspapers.

Margo primarily shoots a Nikon D7000 DSLR camera. She sometimes uses a weatherproof Fujifilm S1 DSLR camera as well. Most of her photo editing is via Adobe Lightroom, PortraitPro and a few other programs. See more of Margo’s photography at www.MargosPhotos.com. Feel free to browse her photography using the social media buttons above, too.