Vintage Letters by Trish Woodford

My mother in law collected stamps & kept them on their original envelopes which were passed down to us. They were all from the 1950’s thru to the 1970’s.
This is my first attempt at adding textures in Photoshop.
Camera – Nikon D90

Made it onto the ‘Popular Art & Photography’ :))
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  • Richard Hamilton-Veal
    Richard Hamilt...almost 6 years ago

    Nicely done Trish.
    Nice and subtle.

  • Thanks so much Richard, this was my first attempt at textures so I thought less is more maybe :)

    – Trish Woodford

  • Jon Staniland
    Jon Stanilandalmost 6 years ago

    Beautifully done Trish! Lovely composition, the writing and the ink stamp are positioned perfectly, very nice indeed! ;-)

  • Thanks so much Jon & for the fave (took me ages to figure out textures in photoshop, finally clicked into place today so I was wrapt) :))))

    – Trish Woodford

  • Karen  Betts
    Karen Bettsalmost 6 years ago

    beautifully done.

  • Many thanks Karen :)

    – Trish Woodford

  • Helen Phillips
    Helen Phillipsalmost 6 years ago

    Lovely idea and perfect result. I love old postcards : ) ps I expect the Collectors Corner would like this too.

  • Thanks so much Helen for your lovely comment – I’ve added in to the Collectors Corner, thanks for the tip :)

    – Trish Woodford

  • Georgie Hart
    Georgie Hartalmost 6 years ago

    A lovely touch of nostalgia Trish!

  • Many thanks Georgie, I love old stuff as a subject :)

    – Trish Woodford

  • hereforfun
    hereforfunalmost 6 years ago

    lovely work Trish, l like the framing and the idea,beautifully done

  • Thanks so much Trudi for that great comment, glad you liked it :)

    – Trish Woodford

  • Campbell Miller
    Campbell Milleralmost 6 years ago

    Your good at this. Well done Trish.

  • Thanks Campbell, really appreciate that :)

    – Trish Woodford

  • Megs D
    Megs Dalmost 6 years ago

    First attempt! Wow that’s excellent. I haven’t worked out how to do that yet but love the effect….will have to do some research….

  • Thanks so much Megs, there’s great tutorials on adding textures on youtube :))

    – Trish Woodford

  • Megs D
    Megs Dalmost 6 years ago

    Oh great! Youtube! I will check them out!

  • Martina Fagan
    Martina Faganalmost 6 years ago

    Love it:))

  • Many thanks again Tina :)

    – Trish Woodford

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