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#4691 Nikadawn

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    Posted 30 January 2012 - 03:07 AM

    I'd say the photographer is up to you, it's not expected for independant ones but if you felt they earned it then go for it. We tipped the WC's. Kimoya and Vanassa were phenomenal and I saw them working their butts off every day of the week. I tipped $60 to the 2 of them (I went to their office the day after the wedding, there is usually one of them there each morning until 1pm)
     

    Originally Posted by luvmoo 

    Just a question for all Past and future brides... when it comes to tipping.. do you plan on, or did you.. tip the wedding coordinator and your photographer? We chose a photographer that owns her own company, but she is still working hard ( i hope) hahah so i am confused on whether or not to tip these people, and if so.. how much should we tip? Obviously the minister and bar staff etc.. DJ and what not are no brainers... but i am a bit torn on the WC and photographer.. so any insight would be very helpful!! Thanks ladies!



     


    Together forever - My Sweetie & Me. Iberostar Rose Hall Beach - January 18th, 2012


    #4692 MoBayBride2B

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      Posted 30 January 2012 - 09:17 AM

      To privatize or not to privatize?? Hi ladies! I have been back and forth for months on whether or not I want to pay the extra dough to do a private reception.  I prefer not to but I am wondering if the flow of the reception gets thrown off when transferring to the disco.  Thoughts??


      45 booked including Bride & Groom


      #4693 CourtandMatt

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        Posted 30 January 2012 - 09:24 AM


        BEAUTIFUL VIDEO!  They really did such an amazing job!

         

        Do you or does anyone else know of an Jamaican video company that does videos like this one?   Now I really want one but our budget is limited...

         

        Originally Posted by daizyduke 

        Hi everyone,

        I am still waiting on some of my professional pictures before I do my review, but I did just receive my wedding trailer from Lovestruck films.  http://vimeo.com/35780298

        I hope to have a full review soon. 



         



        #4694 IRIEGIRL

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          Posted 30 January 2012 - 12:16 PM



          Originally Posted by daizyduke 

          Hi everyone,

          I am still waiting on some of my professional pictures before I do my review, but I did just receive my wedding trailer from Lovestruck films.  http://vimeo.com/35780298

          I hope to have a full review soon. 


          wow i love love love that video the fire dancers were great and your face looks amazing. you are gorgeous

           



          #4695 agarcia71413

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            Posted 30 January 2012 - 12:37 PM

            PMWOODARD - i love your flowers - where did you get them? And what were the style you asked for? Especially the blue as this is the color of my wedding too!



            #4696 kinsellak1

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              Posted 30 January 2012 - 04:36 PM

              Hey brides! So i have this idea that i HAVE to accomplish lol.. I would love nothing more to have a Jamaican/reggae singer sing as I walk down the isle.. Its a beautiful song that will really bring the island feel to the ceremony. Does anyone know how I could go about finding a singer? I know there are bands and steel drummers that perform, but i havent heard anything about an actual SINGER. Please let me know ladies!

               

              Also, we are getting married on a Saturday, and was really hoping to have a DJ at our reception to play music for our guests to dance & have fun to. But i am now learning that there is a beach party on Saturday nights, which would prevent me from having a DJ? Does this only apply if our reception is on the beach? What about a private reception at Aunt Rubys, could I have a DJ there?

               

              Any info would be greatly appreciated... and just a note to all the brides that have uploaded pictures, I have yet to see ONE picture that hasnt made me want to cry/laugh/smile/cream from excitement, you all look so beautiful!!!

               

               



              #4697 kinsellak1

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                Posted 30 January 2012 - 04:39 PM

                & also, I am looking for a good DJ that is familiar with island music and might be able to incorporate Haitian music into our reception (my fiance and his family are Haitian so we want to play music to acknowledge both of our cultures... any suggestions?

                 

                & any suggestions on a good videographer? So far I really enjoy Zuluspro, Misha Earle, Sungold, and Stacey Clarke for photographer, but we want this whole thing videotaped too!!!



                #4698 daizyduke

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                  Posted 31 January 2012 - 04:40 AM


                  Thank you both so much.  We are really happy with it. There may be a local videographer that does the same work, however, we really only knew of maybe two of videographers in Jamaica.  We found them in the vendor review section of BDW. 
                   

                  Originally Posted by CourtandMatt 


                  BEAUTIFUL VIDEO!  They really did such an amazing job!

                   

                  Do you or does anyone else know of an Jamaican video company that does videos like this one?   Now I really want one but our budget is limited...

                   



                   



                   



                   

                  Originally Posted by IRIEGIRL 


                  wow i love love love that video the fire dancers were great and your face looks amazing. you are gorgeous

                   



                   



                  #4699 malikmakhi

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                    Posted 31 January 2012 - 10:28 AM

                    Kinsellak 1,

                     

                    My wedding date is April 13, 2013 which is also a Saturday, at the Suites. I am having a cocktail hour/reception with a DJ. I confirmed already with Nicole. I am assuming they have more that one DJ available.



                    #4700 scraver25

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                      Posted 31 January 2012 - 01:02 PM

                      Was the bonfire close enough to one of the hotel bars or do you recommend spending the extra money and having the bar right there?
                       

                      Originally Posted by daizyduke 

                      Hi everyone.

                      Sorry it took me so long to get back to you. I had a lot to do at work after we returned from the honeymoon. We got married at the IRHS on January 9, 2012. It was beautiful. There were hiccups.  I will proivde a full review when I get pictures from the photographer (I think it works best that way) but am happy to answer any questions people have. We had a rehearsal dinner at Aunt Rubys and bonfire the night before, and a beach wedding with cocktails at the Moon Dance Walk (Jazz Bar) and reception at the Cabalash.



                       






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