UConn Magazine: Forever Stamps of Forgotten Breeds

A new pane of USPS stamps features photos of pre-industrial farm breeds by Aliza Eliazarov.

portrait of Aliza Eliazarov

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Aliza Eliazarov ’95 (CAHNR) goes to great lengths to capture her stunning portraits of farm animals, even if it means lying in a chicken coop or waiting hours to capture a donkey’s soulful look. That’s just part of the job when you’re asked to create portraits for a U.S. Postal Service stamp series on heritage breeds. The author of “On the Farm: Heritage & Heralded Animal Breeds in Portraits & Stories” built a reputation shooting for many national magazines, including Modern Farmer.

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