Account Login/Registration

Access KelownaNow using your Facebook account, or by entering your information below.




Privacy Policy

Canadian photographer’s iconic iceberg shot is now an international stamp

St. John’s photographer Michael Winsor rushed to the small town of Ferryland to capture a shot of a towering iceberg that parked itself beside the town in 2017.

He managed to snap an iconic photo that quickly went viral around the world.

<who>Photo Credit: Canadian Press

It made headlines in The New York Times, CNN, BBC, Time, The Guardian, Russia’s state-backed news channel and beyond.

It also drew a flood of onlookers to Ferryland, a town of just 500 people, in the spring of 2017.

Now, it’ll be shown around the world once again, but this time as an international stamp.

Winsor’s photos are often featured Newfoundland and Labrador Tourism, where he says Canada Post found his work.

Canada Post contacted him to participate in the “From Far and Wide” stamp series, which will hit shelves this week.

Winsor said it’s a special feeling to be recognized on a stamp that will travel the world.

He added that he’s considering mailing his own prints to customers marked with the stamp he shot, which only seems fitting.

With files from the Canadian Press.

Send your news tips, letter to the editor, photos and videos to
Connect with us.
Report a typo...send an email to








Top Stories

Our Latest Video

Upcoming Featured Events

Follow Us

Follow us on Instagram Follow us on Twitter Like us on Facebook Follow us on Linkedin Add us to your Circles Follow us on Youtube Listen on Soundcloud Start Pinning with us Follow Our RSS

Quick Links