This book of stamps shows photographs of mushrooms taken in their natural environment. The images are visual poetry showing a diversity of shapes and colours:
Orange Peel Fungus
These self-adhesive stamps are part of a series shots taken by François Besch.
Born in Asch-sur-Alzette, François Besch is a pioneer of smartphone photography. These photographs have been exhibited at the Clairefontaine de Luxembourg-Ville gallery and were all taken with the Hipstamatic. application. This application allows the use of colour filters and other effects on images.
All the photos in this book of stamps have been taken by François Besch using the Hipstamatic application.
Actual price of book:
François Besch (L)
Dechmann Communication (L)
Offset lithography by Cartor Security Printing SA, La Loupe (F)
post philately issued these stamps following a post luxembourg stamp illustration competition, which was part of the "le sol une boite aux tresors" (soil, a treasure trove) exhibition
in 2014, in partnership with the natural history museum, post luxembourg organised a design competition with the theme "the soil, this essential living environment". over 1,600 children and teenagers, from primary (year 3+4) and secondary schools took part.