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 2 Jan 2010
 Edmonton, AB

Jay Merryfield

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  • The Central Provinces
     3 Oct 2012 6:19 PM

      Re: Julie Broadbent Photography review
    It's worth mentioning that applepan might want to check her contract for what she is entitled to for compensation. In my wedding photography contracts I...

  • Under 3 Months to go!
     2 Oct 2012 1:25 PM

      Re: September 2012
    I'd love to take a peek. ...

  • Miscellaneous
     2 Oct 2012 1:21 PM

      Re: Goodbye WBs...For real
    ...

  • Fashion & Style
     1 Oct 2012 3:28 PM

      Re: Dress help
    My rank would be #1 Allure, #2a Divina, #2b Adore. Personally, I LOVE a beautiful, brilliant white dress, especially if youre going for a more...

  • The Central Provinces
     1 Oct 2012 3:17 PM

    Re: Ceremony Musicians
    Edmonton, I'm assuming? I know a few names. Edit: Never mind... wrong section of the forums. All my names won't help you out one little...

  • Fashion & Style
     1 Oct 2012 1:25 PM

      Re: I said yes to this dress!!!
    I think it looks terrific, it's a very flattering silhouette. There seems ot be more prominent detail in the lace & beading that will photograph...

  • The Central Provinces
     1 Oct 2012 9:51 AM

      Re: Julie Broadbent Photography review
    Truly, that's awful. I'm so sorry....

  • 9 - 12 Months away
     27 Sep 2012 9:22 PM

      Re: September 2013 Brides
    Welcome Nautigirl!...

  • Money Matters
     26 Sep 2012 9:49 AM

    Re: Combining Money.... EEEEKKKKKK
    I wouldn't say I'm some kind of enormously irresponsible man-child, but I am happy to admit my wife and her good money-habits are a big...

  • Miscellaneous
     25 Sep 2012 3:46 PM

      Re: Smartphone reviews... HELP!
    Here's a pretty good iPhone 5 review. It's pretty in depth. http://arstechnica.com/apple/2012/09/iphone-5-a-little-bit-taller-a-little-bit-baller/ ...

  • Money Matters
     25 Sep 2012 2:07 PM

    Re: Combining Money.... EEEEKKKKKK
    One more thing to add: it might feel controlling to start dictating who can spend what, but its also good to have a second opinion...

  • Money Matters
     25 Sep 2012 1:58 PM

    Re: Combining Money.... EEEEKKKKKK
    My wife and I butted heads a bit about combining our money. She had a nice nest egg built up, and while I didnt have...

  • Miscellaneous
     24 Sep 2012 12:06 PM

      Re: Smartphone reviews... HELP!
    With regards to other smartphones for most people who wouldnt call themselves technically inclined or a sophisticated user, its almost always better to stick with...

  • The Prairies
     24 Sep 2012 11:55 AM

      Re: Looking for a great family photographer - Edmonton
    Here's a few friends of mine who are awesome photographers. http://www.krystinarepchukphotography.com/ - $ http://www.aeris-photography.com - $$ http://www.ireneausten.com - $$ (Irene took our last family...

  • Miscellaneous
     21 Sep 2012 10:51 AM

      Re: Smartphone reviews... HELP!
    The BIGGEST differences between the iPhone 4S & 5 (for you anyways, as a first-time iPhone buyer) is the larger screen (longer, not wider, so...

  • How the Big Day Unfolded
     21 Sep 2012 10:28 AM

      Re: Post your FAVORITE wedding photo!
    Meechie, those are OUTSTANGING pictures. Who was your photographer? LOVE the dress too. Beautiful, dramatic, fashion forward. GREAT! This is, kind of sadly, probably one...

  • First Steps
     20 Sep 2012 3:17 PM

    Re: TRYING TO FIND A TENTED RECEPTION VENUE in BC
    BC is a pretty big place. Did you have somewhere specific in mind? Okanogan, Lower Mainland, Kootenays, etc.?...

  • Etiquette, Children & Family Matters
     18 Sep 2012 9:43 AM

      Re: Polite Way to "Say Host bar Until....."
    Have you considered just going for a twoonie bar once the dance starts? Open bar for cocktails and during dinner, and then cheaper but still...

  • Destination Weddings
     18 Sep 2012 9:29 AM

      Re: Where is everyone?
    I think that the big thing these days is wedding blogs and probably a Facebook group or two for most brides. Still... Someone else mentioned...

  • Destination Weddings
     17 Sep 2012 4:12 PM

      Re: Where is everyone?
    Well, there is always Buzzle, but it tends to be a little more generic and less wedding focused, particularly since most of the people who...

  • Home Life
     17 Sep 2012 10:28 AM

      Re: Do you love your stove?? What kind is it?
    We just built a new house and went with all GE Profile kitchen appliances in stainless steel. They all look great, are matched with regards...

  • The Central Provinces
     14 Sep 2012 2:28 PM

      Re: Avoid this Photographer!!! Review Chris Ollerhead
    With all due respect, while you can find a decent photographer for a low price, its far more of a crapshoot. You spend $2K+ (for...

  • Miscellaneous
     14 Sep 2012 10:00 AM

      Re: Stupid things people say
    My all time favorite/worst is, "Oh it's wonderful... but it's not what I would have done." Terrific, thanks for making every idea we had on...

  • Miscellaneous
     13 Sep 2012 12:04 PM

    Re: Contest for a free engagement shoot!
    Wedding Obsession is a great Canadian wedding blog! I love following them. Lots of nice details & things for inspiration....

  • Miscellaneous
     10 Sep 2012 2:13 PM

    Fall TV Shows: What's good? What are you watching?
    It seems to me that the Fall TV landscape is pretty dry in terms of new shows coming onto the air, but if anyone has...

  • Fashion & Style
     10 Sep 2012 12:16 PM

      Re: So confused!!! Help!!
    I still like the Mikaella personally, but I wouldnt say that the Allure is unflattering. They are totally different in style: Mikaella much more dramatic,...

  • The Central Provinces
     7 Sep 2012 3:34 PM

      Re: Avoid this Photographer!!! Review Chris Ollerhead
    Definitely a sad story, and I feel for your friend. That just isnt professional conduct, and she should be receiving (or at least fighting for)...

  • Inspiring Ideas
     7 Sep 2012 3:28 PM

      Re: Reception Ideas
    Congrats! A good place to start is wedding blogs that feature Ottawa weddings. There are plenty of Canadian blogs that feature Ottawa/Ontario weddings. Heres a...

  • Miscellaneous
     6 Sep 2012 1:08 PM

      Re: should i let this friendship slide?
    I also agree that SB is likely having a hard time dealing with being around other babies in light of what happened, understandably so. Theres...

  • Under 3 Months to go!
     3 Sep 2012 12:43 AM

      Re: September 2012
    Congrats!...

  • Fashion & Style
     30 Aug 2012 10:30 AM

      Re: Need help choosing a dress!!
    As a guy, I'm voting #2 as well. Looks great on you, and will look stunning in pictures....

  • Countdown (General)
     28 Aug 2012 3:28 PM

      Re: 2013 Brides
    Around here $1K gets you a pretty decent DJ. I would be wary spending TOO much less. Your particular market will dictate pricing more than...

  • Countdown (General)
     28 Aug 2012 12:07 PM

      Re: 2013 Brides
    Speaking as a photographer, you probably wont be able to get real spring/summer style images until the beginning of May here in Edmonton. If you...

  • The Prairies
     26 Aug 2012 11:22 PM

      The NEW Edmonton Vendors List
    I'm going to take a swing at saving this list and all of the work that's gone into it for future Weddingbellers to access. Keep...

  • First Steps
     24 Aug 2012 4:48 PM

      Re: New Here
    Just don't forget about getting a photographer, even if you do elope! ...

  • Inspiring Ideas
     24 Aug 2012 11:16 AM

      Re: Guys, I really need your help on this!
    Corollary to all of this is: this IS your wedding. If it makes you happy to have a little picture frame with you & FH's...

  • First Steps
     24 Aug 2012 10:21 AM

      Re: New Here
    Hi! It's lonesome in here sometimes, but you get used to the silence. ...

  • Inspiring Ideas
     23 Aug 2012 4:08 PM

      Re: Guys, I really need your help on this!
    I also happen to thing that this is a super cool idea. www.botanicalpaperworks.com ...

  • Inspiring Ideas
     23 Aug 2012 3:35 PM

      Re: Guys, I really need your help on this!
    +1 for disposable/edible favors. I always like to receive a packet of tea bags that the couple just loves. That's fun. ...

  • The Central Provinces
     22 Aug 2012 11:34 PM

      Re: Engagement Shoot Today
    Wow! Definitely a pro's work. Looks great! ...

  • Miscellaneous
     22 Aug 2012 12:33 PM

      Re: How do I get my account deleted?
    Not that my particular opinion matters a whole lot around here because a) I'm a guy, and b) I have a total of 60-odd posts,...

  • Inspiring Ideas
     22 Aug 2012 12:08 AM

      Re: Need your help for my wedding preparation.
    I saw this at a wedding I photographed and thought it was a cool idea. A little card thanking the guest for attending that could...

  • The Central Provinces
     21 Aug 2012 5:51 PM

      Re: Need Help
    Well, Id say if youre basically starting from scratch with no real ideas of your own would be to spend a week or so obsessively...

  • The Central Provinces
     21 Aug 2012 3:53 PM

      Re: Engagement Shoot Today
    Yeah, stress leading up to engagement photos is pretty normal. The important thing to remember is that these arent mission-critical pictures. If your outfit is...

  • Destination Weddings
     17 Aug 2012 1:31 AM

      Re: I failed at a DW
    It's been my experience that it's better to have the wedding that suits what you want most deep in your heart than to have something...

  • Destination Weddings
     17 Aug 2012 1:29 AM

      Re: My fiancee is from France...but
    Not tacky at all, no. It happens quite a bit. You could split it evenly between a religious ceremony in one place and legal in...

  • Miscellaneous
     18 Jul 2012 6:29 PM

      Re: Possible move to Calgary?
    Wish I could help you, but I'm from Edmonton. I know the north end of Calgary i VERY busy with reasonably good access to shopping,...

  • The Prairies
     17 Jul 2012 5:04 PM

      Re: The MASTER List of SASKATOON Wedding Photographers
    Speaking as a photographer, I too would hesitate to give unedited images to a client. The reason being, when I deliver the final product to...

  • Miscellaneous
     11 Jul 2012 6:14 PM

      Re: What wedding blogs do you follow?
    A friend started up the blog The North Bride.... focused on Canadian brides and people getting married in a northern climate. SMP, etc. seem to...

  • Miscellaneous
     6 Jul 2012 2:11 PM

      Re: photo editing programs
    If you have relatively simple needs, Photoshop Express is a good option, offering a lot of the power of full Photoshop but for a LOT...

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