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Yallourn Power station


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Another great stop off along the way …….

Yallourn Power station

The Yallourn W power station commenced operations in 1974 with four generating units commissioned between 1974 and 1982. Yallourn W represents the last in a long line of generation plant at the Yallourn site, with initial power generation commencing in the mid 1920’s.

Every hour 2400 tonnes of brown coal is used to boil water into superheated steam to drive four turbine generators. These turbines have a combined rated capacity of 1480 megawatts of electricity which is enough to supply around two million homes. The power station employs a closed loop cooling system utilising hyperbolic cooling towers.


Sand Dunes, India


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The more i listen to people, the more i realise how much i value my humble life.

I adore simplicity.


Mount Kanchenjunga


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Mount Kanchenjunga, another beautiful sunrise, viewpoint from Darjeeling, India.
I could have left this in colour which also looked beautiful, but i love the tones and lines in black and white.

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Congratulations Teresa and Rob!


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An absolutely amazing day with Teresa, Rob and their fun filled fantastic bridal party.

We started off at the grooms place, no short of a good laugh, these guys were a “one liner a minute”, then headed over to the brides, everyone of them just beautiful in every way. I love the way they all helped each other and showered the bride with attention and affection, just beautiful.

The ceremony was at St Bernadette’s Church in Sunshine, a beautiful ceremony and service, the happiest family and friends all is one room!

With a beautiful sunny day we headed off to Williamstown for their photoshoot, I loved the super hero theme, it was so wonderful to photograph them being themselves having a good laugh.

Their reception and celebrations were held at Sheldon Reception and Convention Centre in Sunshine where their celebrations continued.

A big congratulations to you both and thank you for allowing Silvia Tomarchio Wedding Photographer to capture and be part of your fun and special day! Along with your important list of special people the be photographed, a fun bridal party happy to go with the flow, creating your very own unique wedding and memories for years to come. It really was an honour and a great day full of love and laughter.


Her Hands


I was looking for a particular image earlier and I came across this, one of my very very early street photography shots, this was in Sunshine..a little scary for me to go back and shoot again.

I wish i photographed her face too now.

I do love hands of another, much like the lines on ones face, each telling its own story….they can hurt and heal, Build and destroy. The choice is ours to make.hands.jpg

Our Mama’s Hands
by Marcella L. True

I saw you looking at your hands with disgust
You hate them now and hide them you must
But mama, there’s no shame in hands so worn
Because all they’ve touched since you were born

You say you hate them ‘cause they’re so frail,
So veined and aged and red, not pale
You don’t remember how much they’ve done
To bring the 5 of us to who we’ve become

You don’t remember the love they’ve shown
The tireless tending to us we’ve known
To tying the shoes and showing us how
To guiding us through all we know now

You don’t remember they’ve nurtured us well
That they soothed us so tenderly when we fell
That they hugged and held us when we were hurt
That they scrubbed and cleaned us of the dirt

You don’t remember that they wiped our tears
That they gave us a refuge from our fears
That they washed and doctored our injured knees
And they offered a tissue when we sneezed

You have no reason to hate them now
Without those hands we would not know how
To use our own hands as you once did
To soothe and nurture and worries to rid

We can hopefully teach our young ones now
That our hands are special and that somehow
It all began with your loving hands
They are so special and that’s how it stands
Mama, don’t hate them, ‘cause they’re etched with love
And Daddy’s patiently waiting to hold them, up above


Who are you judging?


PerceptionWho ever you meet in life, there must be a pay off….ask Dr Phil….

When ever you meet people in life, part of getting to know each other can be a line of questioning during the conversation, where connection or disconnection begins…. intention, some will ask as a measure of their own life, some to cut you down and others to find your fire that ignites you from within, igniting their own flame. Not the end of my thoughts but leaving it up to you to decide, after all that’s what it all about. In the delivery and receiving it’s always all about you, based on own very own personal experiences in life, there is no right or wrong just personal interpretation. When someone wounds us with their words, walls go up, all sorts of conversations run through your mind, but how many actually ask themselves why did that hurt so much? taking responsibly for the reaction. And realise it is a cause and effect from both parties, it is not to say that some don’t intend to build you up or tear you down and that’s not really the point I am expressing, that again it up to you to decide.

This image was inspired by my 16 year old daughter after a brief conversation last night, her one line advice completely stopped every other thought I was having, my spectacular young lady. While our conversation will remain private…she left me with one last line based on her attitude….and her attitude for me is spot on…I will take her advice and apply it to my own life….

Rise up and shine, people will judge you anyway…….

When you are green you grow, when you are ripe you rot!!!!


Road Trip and Competitions…..


 

A great couple of days away, off to Warrnambool with my daughter for her gymnastic competition, so we thought we would leave a day earlier and have a little adventure. So windy, a lot of rain and bloody cold, even with 5 layers on, I can’t find one of my jackets!! She even gave me a hall pass to go shoot while she competed, pass on the hall pass, Love equals compromise and that we did……_DSC2658

 

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“Change the way you look at things and the things you look at change.”
― Wayne W. Dyer

 

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Oh that light…..

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Crazy GPS took us the long way around to Hopkins Fall, just outside of Warrnambool

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Breakwater, Warrnambool

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Just before sunset

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this is what a good soaking looks like, ahhh a couple walking towards me saw the whole thing, “bit wet?” laughing with feeling refreshed, just a bit!!! It’s been awhile, funny how i forget the cold as soon as i see that ocean, well for a few minutes anyway….

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Selfie at Thunder Point.

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Meet Julz


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Inspiring young talent today in studio, A performance just for me for this photoshoot.
He is currently recording some of his original song with Antonio from
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“Music helps People” Julz what a great message you are sharing through your music.
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Bio
Up and coming from Melbourne, Victoria, Julz is bringing his passion to the world recently embarking on his very first production adventure recording new originals, experiencing with different sounds and setting his sights on setting the world alight.

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Stillness


No matter what goes on around you, be still, everything passes.

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Through My Childs Eyes


A quite domestic day for me, I love that my little one brings things into our home and lovingly  displays them around the house, sometimes only noticed by me when cleaning up, a gentle reminder of the small things we take for granted that make up this beautiful world we live in. Capturing a little abstract of it for her…To some a weed to others beauty._DSC1815-Edit

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