Meaghan Cook is a photographer who looks for the real life moment to photograph. She knows in her heart that every person has a story to tell, if only if you stop to ask them. Taking photographs is Meaghan's way of stopping and asking.Every photograph she takes tells a beautiful story, and no two photographs are ever the same.




One photo everyday for a month

When I was 7, I wanted to give up piano. “Puh-leeeeeese,” I wailed. “My feet can’t even reach

Ashleigh and Andrew

  When I first met Ashleigh for coffee, almost a year ago, she was a little nervous about her wedding. Not

But is it *gasp* overdone?

I received an email from Grace*. In it she described a certain photo that she would like me to take at her wedding.

Alivia and Alex

This is the story of a dress. This is the story of a girl wearing that dress. And the story of the man who loves

Megan and Jayson

This is the other Aunty Megan. Well, to be precise, I’m the other Aunty Meaghan, and she’s just Aunty

Jessie and Nick

Sometimes people come into your life at just the right time. It might be when you are finally ready to accept

100 emotions in one day

During the speeches, couples always go through 100 different emotions. In the space of just a few minutes they can go

Why am I a wedding photographer?

I was sitting with a couple having a coffee and chatting about their upcoming wedding. We could see the sea

Perks of being a wedding photographer

    Every job has it’s perks. Whether it be long boozy lunches for the office going set, or

Samantha and Terry

Just weeks before her wedding, Samantha phoned me. “I was wondering, hopefully, fingers crossed, can you shoot

Ashlea and Cameron

Sometimes it can be hard to admit how a relationship may have started. Sometimes it’s not auspicious, not

Veronica and Brett

Brett and Veronica’s wedding was an all out celebration of love.  Their ceremony was full of heartfelt


I watch a bride very carefully in the morning. I watch them take a big, deep, breathe in. Then they hold it. They go

Annette and Danni

When you get to be part of a wedding day like this, you feel incredibly honoured. Annette and Daniella stood in front

Lia and Paul

When you fall in love young, you end up growing up together. Not growing up like little kids do, but that

What goes through my head on a wedding day

Have I got my camera? : Is the groomsman’s name Matt or Dave? : Ooo, there’s cake : Do I have time

Jesse and Lauren

10 years.   It’s a long time in anyone’s estimation. And when that 10 years started when you

Just a moment

There is always one moment during a wedding when I stop. I forget that I’m supposed to be working, supposed to

My little secret

 I’m in the middle of a wonderful weekend of weddings. A gorgeous summery-esq wedding on the Elwood foreshore

Emma and Matt

Rounding the corner of her 30th birthday, Emma made a list. She put pen to paper, and with the help of a friend, she

Dealing with self doubt

  Sometimes when it’s late at night, usually when the house is quite and I’m sitting at my computer

This E.T phones home

Ring, ring. At least once during every wedding I get on my phone and dial Amba. “Hello. Everything

Jon and Anna

Anna was travelling overseas. England. Land of crumpets, the Gallagher brothers, royal weddings and in Anna’s