My Story

I'm a social worker and photographer living in regional Victoria in Australia with my gorgeous dog Charlie.

Having studied social work, public health, journalism and commerce at university, and having a flair for statistics, I've worked in diverse roles in health, research, finance and higher education and I explore well-being from social, health and economic perspectives. I’m currently working in a counselling capacity, while spending some of my hours during “lockdown” studying to upgrade my public health qualifications.

I'm passionate about the benefits of re-engaging with nature, sustainability, the minimalist movement and walking alongside people as they build their confidence and find their voice one courageous step at a time.

My love for photography began in 2012 when I bought my first proper camera and immediately started learning as much as I could. I've photographed every imaginable genre since then, but I especially love capturing thunderstorms, snow, early mornings, documentary portraiture and early Australian/colonial architecture.

Szilvia Virag MSW, GradCertPubHlth, GradCertJourn, BCom.