GALLERY: The year in pictures

Illawarra Mercury photographers have pulled together their standout pictures from the past 12 months to tell a visual story of life in the Illawarra in 2013.

Pictorial editor Kirk Gilmour, along with photographers Christopher Chan, Orlando Chiodo, Sylvia Liber, Adam McLean, Robert Peet, Greg Totman and Andy Zakeli, would like to wish readers a happy and creative 2014.

For more evocative images, visit the photography team's Facebook page.

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