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Lydia Leek

Wedding Planner

Lydia is a Master Certified Wedding Planner and Certified Design Consultant through the Certified Wedding Planner Society. With years of experience in the wedding industry, Lydia has earned a reputation for creating dream weddings that surpass all expectations.

In addition to her impressive certifications, Lydia is also a certified Timeline Genius, ensuring that every moment of your special day is carefully planned and executed to perfection. Lydia obtained her MBA degree from Grand Canyon University, which has equipped her with the business acumen needed to run a successful wedding planning business.

Lydia’s work has been featured in several publications, including The Carolina’s Magazine, Bustld, and Modern Wedding. Her designs are known for their elegance, sophistication, and attention to detail, which have garnered her a loyal following of clients who trust her to bring their wedding vision to life.

Whether you’re looking for a grand affair or an intimate ceremony, Lydia is here to guide you every step of the way. With her expertise, creativity, and dedication to excellence, you can rest assured that your wedding will be a truly unforgettable experience.

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Featured Question

Q: Is there really a wedding mark up?

Do you feel like the industry charges more “because it’s a wedding” and they know it’s an emotional purchase?

Do companies think that they can charge more for weddings since the bride and groom may be willing to spend more on their dream wedding?

Hey wedding pros – is this higher price tag justified? Why? Do you charge more for your service if it is a wedding?

This is a taboo topic, whispered but not discussed… until now.

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    Robin Sloan, The Uncorked ProjectVerifiedRobin Sloan, The Uncorked Project

    I have been asked this so many times... does the wedding industry inflate prices when they hear it's a wedding?

    Here is my honest answer (as a former wedding photographer)... NO. Did I charge more for a wedding than a 50th birthday party or a family portrait session? Yes, absolutely. I charged A LOT more for a wedding.

    Was I taking advantage of the emotional sell? Absolutely not.

    The main reasons I charged more for a wedding were: the unseen amount of work involved in the 12+ months leading up to the wedding, the skill level needed on the day, the INTENSE pressure to create perfect "portfolio level work" no matter what the reality of the situation- but mostly it is to compensate for the time AFTER the wedding in post production.

    Little known fact about wedding photography - the real job is sitting at a computer editing photos. Photographers spend many hours behind the computer carefully selecting and editing photos. They make adjustments, crop, and adjust colors to ensure each image it's best. Don't forget the time it takes for batching, renaming, importing, exporting and uploading the photos and preparing them for delivery.

    Do you think this justifies why photographers charge more for weddings than for other types of shoots?

    AvatarCody Pettengill

    Couldn’t agree more! And on the videography side its an absolute ton of data + editing discipline.

    Its a double sided coin- weddings are extremely high pressure but also high reward when we nail it.

    Our products (photo video) in particular are the only thing that genuinely will last forever . Having fun and ALSO nailing the product is worth the price of entry and frankly more.

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