It’s the first time I have been to the region since the raging Black Saturday fires in February.

A small green shoot of new life appears, a sign of hope.

Set from the day can be seen here

This photo is for the “Rejuvenation” spring photography competition for the Yarra Valley and surrounds, as the region regenerates after winter and the fires.


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  • Caroline Gorka
    Caroline Gorkaalmost 5 years ago

    Great to see it coming back :))

  • it certainly is, Cas

    – Jared Revell

  • David  Hibberd
    David Hibberdalmost 5 years ago

    It’s a fine image Jared. I wish you luck with the competition.

  • cheers Davo.
    Hopefully the promotion of the competition will encourage people to return to the area and bring the tourism back.

    – Jared Revell

  • wayne51
    wayne51almost 5 years ago

    Jaren, that is a nice capture, I like the new shoots with the olde trees burnt and the cut up in the back ground. The circle of nature. Good luck. Wayne

  • wayne51
    wayne51almost 5 years ago

    Sorry about the typo Jared.

  • no worries mate…first time I’ve been called jaren :-)

    – Jared Revell

  • Michael Matthews
    Michael Matthewsalmost 5 years ago

    Great to see. Nice shot Jared.

  • Kristina K
    Kristina Kalmost 5 years ago

    nice to see a little green, :)) k

  • hey Kristina,
    it certainly is great to see lots of green appearing.

    – Jared Revell

  • tracywallace
    tracywallacealmost 5 years ago

    Loved this one when it was in your journal

  • thanks Tracy :-)

    – Jared Revell

  • Tom Gomez
    Tom Gomezalmost 5 years ago

    Forest fires are devastating when they happen near a population, but it is natures way of renewing the land. So nice to see the regrowth, but still so sad to think of all the people who suffered during this terrible time.

  • Hey Tom,
    They certainly were, I’ve been back a few times now, and the enormity of the damage always stuns me.

    – Jared Revell

  • Blurto
    Blurtoalmost 5 years ago

    This definitely is a good one Jazz.

  • thanks Bazz :-)
    Have to thank Mal for helping me find this one.

    – Jared Revell

  • bluewhite
    bluewhitealmost 5 years ago

    I remember hearing about these fires and being concerned about dear ones living near Melbourne. Thank you so much for showing us this hope.

  • cheers bluewhite

    – Jared Revell

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