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I Have a USPS Stamp

ms-stampI’m pretty stoked about this, the US Postal Service just announced a stamp with one of my photos. It’s not a 1, 3 or even 20 Cent stamp, it’s a Forever one, First Class stamp, baby! It honors Mississippi’s designation as the birthplace of the blues & the photo is of the great Jimmy “Duck” Holmes. They go on sale early 2017. #honored #visitMS #Jimmyduckholmes #USPS#bluefrontcafe #foreverstamp #Bentonia #jukejoint

 Now for the official USPS statement: Mississippi Statehood (Statehood series)
This stamp celebrates the 200th anniversary of Mississippi statehood. Mississippi became the 20th state on Dec. 10, 1817. The stamp features a 2009 photograph showing a close-up of a guitar player’s hands. Mississippi is the birthplace of many legendary blues artists who created a uniquely American genre of music. Among states, the Magnolia State is 32nd in size, and with nearly three million people, it ranks 31st in population. Art director Greg Breeding designed the stamp with an existing photo taken by Lou Bopp

National Arts Club Exhibition in NYC

Closing Reception May 27th. You. Are. Invited.

Marquis Gallery
Lou Bopp: Mississippi
May 18 – 30

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Wednesday, May 27, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Lou Bopp’s journey deep into the south began on a motorcycle, traveling Highway 61, through the heart of Mississippi. His love of the Blues fueled his explorations, where he found not only the Delta Bluesman, but also a lasting affection for the culture enveloping the music and the people.
Bopp’s passion developed into a life-long love affair, which begged to be documented and memorialized. Bopp explains, “The people of Mississippi are so rich with life, their stories are embedded in their scents, hands, gazes; they are draped in history. My goal was, and still is, to document all that is Mississippi. The authenticity of Mississippi can stop you in your tracks, it’s an amazing place.” His connection to people, his keen sensitivity to color and composition has resulted in a body of work that is both art and document.

Best Travel Spot of the Week

Our Mississippi spot was awarded as one of the “Best Travel Ads of the Week: Destinations Tells Travelers to Let Loose.” So says Skift. Can’t argue with that, they’re travel professionals. To see the piece,  click the pic.

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Visit Mississippi Production

This state never ceases to amaze me, love Mississippi! Last month we made 3 more Mississippi Tourism spots and shot stills. The Clients, DoP Jon Michael Ryan/Tangent Mind, Jim Smith our Producer & the crew in Mississippi all rock! The fruits of our labor will be forthcoming, but for now enjoy a few BTS stills. #workhardplayhard

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