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Edward Gorey's envelope
Edward Gorey's envelope

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Challenge: Edward Gorey (Extended Editing)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Canon EOS-6D
Lens: Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM
Date: Feb 6, 2019
Aperture: 7.1
ISO: 3200
Shutter: 1/160
Date Uploaded: Feb 7, 2019

What fun I had doing this... after I found something of Mr Gorey's to copy. I took a photo of a rock. And then one of my dog draped over the back of the sofa.

Fun fact: I'm actually better than this at calligraphy, but I was trying to make it look like his handwriting, not mine.

Another Fun Fact: Mr Gorey had a Pen Pal for whom he decorated the envelopes of his letters with drawings around the address. They are interesting; you should Google for them.

Strange idea of his... making an alphabet book for children featuring the ways people died...

But, ok. Whatever floats your boat. :D

He was extremely talented, but a bit odd, I think. (aren't we all?)

How I made the Postmark.


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