Best of: What does it take to get your photo on a stamp?
How exactly does the process of designing a stamp work? Who chooses the photos or artwork? Can anyone get their photo or design on an official US Postal Service stamp?
To talk about it, we were joined by the director of Stamp Services at USPS Headquarters and an Illinois resident who took a picture that will be featured on the upcoming "Mighty Mississippi" USPS stamp series.
This segment originally aired March 10, 2022.
Walter 'Wally' Blackledge
Photographer and database administrator and programmer at Southern Illinois University
Director of Stamp Services at USPS Headquarters in Washington D.C.
The portfolio of 10 photographic stamps is collectively called “The Mighty Mississippi.” It includes one stamp representing each of the states along the river’s course. https://t.co/H7fqnUAhWL— Waterways Journal (@WaterwayJournal) November 30, 2021
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