Aimee and James Harrigan’s Wedding

Bride and Groom: Aimee and James Date: 16th of August 2019 Ceremony: Harrington Chapel Reception: Harrigans Celebrant: Maxine Finn  Hair and Make up: Harrington village hair and beauty therapy Cake: the cake box boutique Dress : wedding outlet  Flowers: touch wood florist Decor: Self decorated    

Haley and Mathew’s Kings Creek Retreat Wedding

Bride and Groom: Haley and Mathew Date: 27th of October 2018 Ceremony: Kings Creek Retreat Reception: Kings Creek Retreat Celebrant: Geraldine Lightfoot Hair: Deb Quilligan, Glamourhouse Port Macquarie Make up: Sarah Lambert Cake : Bindi Dress: Brides In Love, Wetherill Park Decore : Kings Creek Retreat  

Sarah and Brice’s Wedding Day

Bride and Groom: Sarah and Brice Date: 27th of October 2018 Ceremony: Wherrol Flat Reception: Taree Railway Bowling club Celebrant – David freeman Hair – Salon A Make up – Classic beauty Cake – Ella bakes Dress – Sophia Tolli Flowers – Sunnyside Florist Taree Decore – Self decorated Photos By Mel

Monique And Ben’s Green Cathedral Wedding

Bride and Groom: Monique and Ben Date: 10th of March 2018 Ceremony: Green Cathedral Reception: Sundowner Tiona Conference Centre Celebrant – Kate Henville Hair and Makeup – Stellar Weddings Cake – All Things Yum Dress – Shazzam Toronto Flowers – Rosita Decore – Just Peachy

Rachel and Cameron’s Wedding Day

Bride and Groom: Rachel and Cameron Date: 3rd of March 2018 Ceremony: Private Property Mitchells Island Celebrant: Julie Blanch Reception: Private Property Mitchells Island Hair and make up- Leahas Hair and Beauty Cake – The Cake Collection Dress – Newcastle Bridal House by Angelina Faccenda

Amy and Paul’s Wedding Day

Bride and Groom: Arielle and Matthew Date: 9th of March 2018 Ceremony: Paul’s mothers farm, Pampoolah Celebrant: Anthony King ( Taree Court House Registrar) Reception: Paul’s mothers farm, Pampoolah Dress: Review

Arielle and Matthew’s Wedding Day

  Bride and Groom: Arielle and Matthew Date: 17th of February 2018 Ceremony: Green Cathedral Celebrant: Debra Steber Reception: Cape Hawke Surf Club Makeup: AF Makeup Alicia – Newcastle Cake: Liz Luciani – Coffs Harbour Dress: Alfred Angelo – RSVP Coffs Harbour Cars: port prestige weddings cars Video: Something Visual

8 Month Old Baby Isabelle

We took photos of big brother Thomas when he was 8 months old, so it was a pure delight to have baby Isabelle in the studio at the same age. Wow Thomas sure had grown up with so much personality. Thanks Sarah and Craig for coming into the studio, it was great to see you […]

Baby Nate | Forster Newborn Photographer

Mel was lucky enough to take Nate’s big sisters newborn session plus her Xmas shoot so it was lovely to have five week old Nate in the studio for his newborn photos. Photos By Mel

Four Month Old Baby Asha – Forster Newborn Photographer

Here are a few photos from four month old baby Asha’s session. She was just a pure delight to have in the studio. It appeared that during the photo shoot little miss Asha had discovered her tongue and just wanted to poke it out in just about all photos, such a little treasure. ~ Rhonda […]

Baby Zara – Newborn Photographer, Forster

It was with great pleasure to have this beautiful family in the studio again. This time with their new beautiful baby girl Zara. We have captured so many important life events for Emma and Anthony, from their wedding day, family portraits, xmas mini shoots and newborn sessions. It’s so lovely to see their gorgeous little […]

Happy 1st Birthday Malachi – Cake Smash Session

Happy 1st Birthday Malachi! We had Malachi and his lovely parents in the studio for a newborn session, so it was very exciting to see Malachi for his first birthday. Wow he had grown up so much and boy did he enjoy the cake smash session! Thanks Donna and Phillip for bringing Malachi into the […]

Happy 1st Birthday Arjan

Arjan was very unsure with all the attention on his first birthday, but relaxed and gave us a few smiles into the session. What a cutie he was, Happy 1st birthday Arjan! ~ Rhonda  

Baby Zedd

Mel shot Matthew and Karen’s wedding so it was so wonderful when they came into the studio with there newborn baby boy Zedd. Thanks so much Karen and Matt, we hope you love your sneak peek. ~ Rhonda

Ash and Glenn’s Wedding Day |Harrigan’s at Harrington Wedding Photographer

Ashleigh and Glen were married at Harrigans at Harrington by wedding Celebrant and friend of the couple Sarah Julian. It was the perfect day with blue skies and warm Autumn sun keeping the guests comfortable in this beautiful location on the banks of the Manning River. Ashleigh was escorted down the first part of the  […]

Baby Oliver – Forster Newborn Photographer

We had the pleasure of having baby Oliver along with his Mum and Dad in the studio. Here are a few photos from Oliver’s Newborn session. Thanks Emily and Thorne it was lovely to meet you. ~ Rhonda Photos By Mel

Aimee and Mitchall’s Wedding Day – Taree Wedding Photographer

Photography Mel Nunn Aimee and Mitchall were married on the 23rd April by Ben Scofield at the church of Christ in Taree. It had been raining all morning and then amazingly  the sun came out for the wedding photos which were taken around Taree. Late in the afternoon they were granted a beautiful sunset with […]

Rebecca and Daniel’s Green Cathedral Wedding

Rebecca and Daniel were married on the 15th April 2016 by celebrant Lorraine Wafer on a stunning day at the Green Cathedral. The girls were very relaxed when I arrived but as often happens, time crept up on them and it was a mad rush to get the final touches and photos before making our […]

Baby Sophie – Forster Newborn Photographer

It was so nice to have this lovely family in the studio again. We have captured so many different milestones  for them from pregnancy, Charlie’s newborn and many other sessions of Charlie. What a very proud big brother Charlie is to Sophie. Thank you Travis and Chloe for allowing Mel to capture these beautiful photos […]

Kristy and Michael’s Wedding Day

Michael and Kristy were married at the Taree Race course on the 19th March 2016 by celebrant Sandra Osborne. It was a beautiful sunny day , the bridesmaids dresses matched the cloudless sky. It was quite a nervous Michael that waited for his wife to arrive but seemed relaxed once the vows were exchanged and […]

One Mile Beach Sand Hill Family Portraits

Little Layla was one of our newborns so it was lovely to see how much she has grown up and to take some out door shots of her and her family. One Mile Beach sand hill is the perfect setting for family portraits. Thanks Glen and Lorna we hope you enjoy your sneak peek. ~ […]

Alisha and Andrew’s Wedding Day

Alisha and Andrew were married at Tallships Reserve, Tinonee on the 5th March by celebrant Sandra Osborne. It was a beautiful sunny day with hardly a cloud in the sky. Alisha got ready at her parents’ house in Wingham and all the girls seemed really relaxed. Andrew on the other hand did look a little […]

Tez and Lee’s Manning Point Wedding

For Tez and Lee a little bit of Scotland came to Manning Point for their wedding day along with bringing the best of the Scotland weather. With the rainy day they had to change their beach ceremony to plan b which was a beautiful hall just down the road After the ceremony there was a […]

Baby Oscar | Forster Newborn Photographer

Shane Photographed Scott and Jess’s wedding, so it has been wonderful that Mel has been able to capture some beautiful family photos for them too. Firstly Mel captured big sister Madison’s newborn photos four years ago and now baby Oscar. Thanks so much Jess and Scott for coming up again for us to capture your […]

Alyce and Tim’s One Mile Beach Rainy Wedding Day

Tim and Alyce were meant to be married on the sands of South One mile Beach but relentless showers of rain and a huge cyclone swells meant plan B was to come into action and their ceremony was performed under the roof of the surf club by Wendy Ballard. It was still a great day […]

Baby Maxwell | Forster Newborn Photographer

Baby Maxwell came all the way from Maitland for his newborn session. Mel also photographed his big brother Jayden when he was a newborn. Thanks so much Casey for coming all the way to Tuncurry for Mel to capture photos of your precious boys. ~ Rhonda For more information on our newborn photography go to […]

Alyse and Tim’s Pre Wedding Session ~ Forster Engagement Photographer

Included in our wedding packages is  a complimentary pre wedding session/ engagement shoot. It’s such a good time to get to know Shane or Mel before your big day plus you get some fantastic photos to keep as well.  Here are a few photos from Alyse and Tim’s pre wedding session, Shane is really looking […]

Dave and Renee’s Green Cathedral Wedding

Dave and Renee were married at the amazing Green Cathedral by wedding celebrant Cathy Keech on the 6th February 2016. With rainy weather the day before it was great to be greeted with the most perfect of sunny days for their wedding. They had no bridal party and even got ready under the same roof. […]

Renee and Dave’s Pre Wedding Session

Shane caught up with Renee and Dave just two days before their big day to have their pre wedding session and to finalise details for their wedding day. The braved a few showers of rain to have these beautiful images taken at Pebbly Beach. All the best for your special day. ~ Rhonda  

Forster Family Portrait Photographer

Shane photographed big brother Daniel when he was a similar age as Henry down at Burgess Beach, so it was wonderful Shane could capture Henry at this similar age. It was also wonderful that Kate and James decided to have some family photos this time. Thanks Kate, we hope you love your photos. ~ Rhonda […]

Amanda And Brendan’s Noosa Wedding

Amanda and Brendan were married at Noosa Heads on the 29th November by celebrant Stephanie Neal. The girls got ready in the amazing Starlight room overlooking the palms and ocean at the southern end of Noosa’s main beach at the Netanya Noosa Resort. There was a great relaxed vibe and Amanda and her bridesmaids were […]

Alissa and Tyler’s Wedding Day

Alissa and Tyler were married in front of a small group of their friends and family at the magical Green Cathedral by celebrant Julie Ash. It was a beautiful sunny day and the outdoor natural cathedral at Tiona was a great place for the ceremony to take place. The vows were short and sweet and […]

Baby Angus

Little baby Angus came all the way from Maitland for his newborn session. It was so lovely to see this family grow as Mel captured his big sister Sienna newborn session. Wow what a beautiful little girl Sienna is and she was so patient and well behaved throughout the whole session. Thanks Adrian and Stacey […]

Shane and Molly’s Wedding Day

Every wedding that we attend is special, but this one was extra special as Molly is one of my very dearest old friends who I went to school with. Molly and Shane were married on the 31st of October 2015 at their amazing property in Brisbane. They put so much effort into every aspect of […]

Kylie and Chris Wedding Day

Kylie and Chris were married on the 30th of October on the shore of Wallis Lake under the trees of the green cathedral. Their ceremony was performed by Cathy Keech which was full of laughter and watching down from above was Chris’s dad Arthur. The photos were taken by the water of the stunning Elizabeth beach […]

Baby Finn

Baby Finn was 7 weeks old when he came in for his session. He was such an amazing Baby boy with some smiles, funny faces and he even had a sleep. Thanks Amanda and Ashley for bringing Finn in for his session, we hope you love your sneak peek. ~ Rhonda

Shelly And Luke’s Wedding Day

Shelly and Luke were married at the outdoor learning centre near The Tanks in Forster on the 24th October 2015 by celebrant Sarah Julian. Shelly and the girls got ready up in the penthouse of The Strand and enjoyed watching the whales jumping out in the bay off Forster for the morning. The room was […]

Ben And Steph’s Bliss Beach House Wedding

Steph and Ben were married at the Bliss Beach House on the North Shore of Port Macquarie by celebrant Julie Ash on the 23rd of October 2015. Steph’s mum Vicki had put a huge effort into the wedding and all her hard work payed off with the venue looking amazing both inside and out for […]

Kira and Wayne’s Wedding Day

Kira and Wayne were married on the 24th of October 2015 at the old outdoor pool area on the sunny banks of the Manning valley . Their beautiful ceremony was performed by the lovely Sandy Osborne. The bridal party arrived to the ceremony in style in 4 big amazing trucks. The photos afterwards were taken […]

Chris and Kylie’s Rainy Pre Wedding Session

Chris and Kylie’s pre wedding session had already been postponed due to storms, so this time they decided to brave the storm. What an awesome couple! Thanks guys, Mel loved capturing these photos for you and is looking forward to your wedding this weekend. ~ Rhonda

Rachael And James’s Green Cathedral Wedding

Rachael and James were married at the Green Cathedral on the 10th October 2015 by celebrant Francis Crompton. The girls were all ready to go when I arrived and after a few shots around Rachael’s parents home they loaded into the stretch Dodge Limo they hired for the day and were headed for the Green […]

Judith And Mark’s Wedding Day

Judith and Mark were married on the 10th of October 2015. They had their wedding ceremony on the foreshore of Pebbly beach, Forster and their celebrant was the vibrant Sarah Julian who is always full of life. After the ceremony their guests were treated with a special cruise around Wallis lake on Amaroo cruises while […]

Leisa and Stephen’s Wedding Day

Leisa and Stephen were married on the 3rd of October at Pebbly Beach, Forster. Mel said it was so beautiful to see Leisa’s girls helping their Mum get ready. They had a beautiful ceremony by the amazing Wendy ballard. Stephen could not wipe the smile off his face when Leisa walked down the isle. The […]

Karina and Ryan’s Wedding

Karina and Ryan were married by the lake at the Tiona conference centre on the 9th October 2015 by celebrant Sarah Julian. It was a perfect setting and day for their wedding as the sun shone down and a light wind blew. The bride and her bridesmaids didn’t disappoint as they arrived in a very […]


We can’t believe how much little Charlie has grown! We have captured a lot of different milestones from pregnancy, newborn, Christmas mini session and now his 3rd Birthday. Thanks so much Chloe it was lovely to see you again and to watch Charlie grow. ~ Rhonda

Chris And Jess’s Harrington Wedding

Jess and Chris were married in the Harrington Chapel by Chris Thornhill on the 26th September 2015. Jess and her bridesmaid were all smiles as they got ready at the family home. Jess wore a beautiful antique watch that had been handed down through the generation for her “something borrowed”. She was picked up by […]

Rikki and Jai’s Wedding Day

Rikki and Jai were married on Saturday the 26th of September at the Pebbly Beach outdoor learning centre. After a week of rain they were so blessed with such an amazing day. Mel said Rikki and Jai’s little boy stole the limelight at the ceremony with his cuteness and it was a fun relaxed day. […]

Baby Evelyn

Baby Evelyn came all the way from Newcastle for her newborn session, what an amazing effort by their lovely parents Brock and Rowena. Thanks so much guys for coming up, we hope you love your sneak peek. ~ Rhonda

Wes and Corinne’s Hunter Valley Wedding

Corinne and Wes ventured south from their home town of Wingham to the Hunter Valley for their wedding on the 12th September 2015. They were married in a beautiful sandstone chapel at the Chateau Elan, which is part of the well known Heritage Golf course. Corinne’s mum looked so proud as she walked her daughter […]

Baby Sophia

Just over a year ago we had little James in for his newborn session and now he has a beautiful baby sister Sophia. This is one of my most favorite parts of our business is seeing families grow and that we can capture these special moments for them. Thanks so much Jo and Ryan it […]

Corey and Riannon’s One Mile Beach Wedding

Riannon and Corey were granted the perfect afternoon for a beach wedding which took place at the Southern end of the beautiful One Mile Beach at Forster on the 29th August 2015. It was my first wedding for the spring season and I was looking forward to it. Riannon and her bridesmaids were getting ready […]

The Hogg Family

This lovely family were visiting family in Forster and had traveled all the way from New Zealand. What a perfect thing to do on holidays to have some photos to remember there time away. Thank you so much Colin and Catherine, Mel Loved meeting you guys and capturing some beautiful memories for you. ~ Rhonda

Baby Sophia

This was a lovely session with three beautiful girls. Baby Sophia is the third beautiful baby girl from this lovely family that Mel has had the pleasure of capturing.  Thanks so much Jonathon and Bec it was a real pleasure catching up with you guys again ~ Rhonda  

Family Fun In The Studio

It was so lovely that Amanda could bring all the family in for a fun family session with Mel. Thanks so much Amanda, we can’t wait to show you all the photos. ~ Rhonda

” Baby Emily ” | Newborn Photographer, Forster | Shane Chalker Photography

Shane photographed Nathan and Suzie’s Wedding so it was so lovely to have them in the studio for 2nd daughter Emily’s newborn session. Big sister Kayla was such a sweetie and loves her baby sister. Thanks so much Suzie and Nathan for bringing the girls into the studio. We hope you love your sneak peek. […]

” Baby Jada ” | Forster Newborn Photographer | Shane Chalker Photography

We had the pleasure of Stacey, Brad, Charli and baby Jada in the studio last week. Shane photographed Stacey and Brad’s wedding so it was so nice to see their beautiful little family grow and for Mel to capture this next special event in their lives. Thanks Stacey and Brad for bringing the girls into […]

” Annelle and Dave’s Garden Wedding ” Mid North Coast Wedding Photographer | Shane Chalker Photography

Annelle and Dave were married in a beautiful garden setting at Rainbow Flat by Celebrant Jenny Ashton on the 27th September 2014. Annelle’s wedding dress  and the bridesmaids dresses were made with help from Annelle’s grandmother. Plenty of love was put into each and every stitch I’m sure. The ceremony had a unique” blending of […]

“Baby Nash”

Mel had the pleasure of having baby Nash in the studio along with his big brother Hugo, Mum Kirsty and Dad Nathan. Congratulations Kirsty and Nathan, it was so lovely to see you again and to see your beautiful family growing. I hope you love your sneak peek. ~ Rhonda

“Baby Olivia”

After Mel had taken Olivia’s big sister Isabella’s newborn it was very exciting to have Baby Olivia in the studio for her newborn photos. Wow I can’t believe how grown miss Isabella is already! Little Olivia was not very sleepy and didn’t want to miss a thing during her session, but I do love those […]

” Baby Olivia ” | Forster Newborn Photographer | Shane Chalker Photography

After Mel had taken Olivia’s big sister Isabella’s newborn it was very exciting to have Baby Olivia in the studio for her newborn photos. Wow I can’t believe how grown miss Isabella is already! Little Olivia was not very sleepy and didn’t want to miss a thing during her session, but I do love those […]

“Julianne Palmer – Clairvoyant”

Julianne needed some updated photos for her website. As Shane was her wedding photographer, she said she wasn’t getting anyone else to do her photos. Thanks so much Julianne, it was a really fun shoot! ~ Rhonda

“Indy and Georgia”

It was a pleasure to have 4 year old Indy and 18 month old Georgia in the studio. Thanks so much Amanda, we hope you love your sneak peek. ~ Rhonda