The Man Behind The New Everglades Forever Stamp
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The Man Behind The New Everglades Forever Stamp

The National Park Service is turning 100 this year. To celebrate, the Postal Service created a set of Forever Stamps showcasing 16 national parks. One of them is Everglades National Park. The photographer of the Everglades stamp is Miami native Paul Marcellini. We spoke with Marcellini about the immortalization of his photograph. Can you tell me about your history with the Everglades? I started going to the Everglades as early as I could remember. I had a birthday party out there when I was like 10. I grew up in the Redlands about 20 minutes from the entrance down by Florida City. I photographed it a little bit in high school, mainly as reference work for paintings. Then in college I switched over to photography. After I graduated I moved back to Miami and just started going out to the Everglades two or three nights a week. I was learning about photography and getting better at that. At the same time I was exploring more and more of the Everglades. Where did you go to school? I went to Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tennessee. I got an environmental science degree. So you’re no stranger to the environment, other than […]

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