Robert Kennedy Colorized

Robert Kennedy Stops for Lunch While Campaigning for his Brother, 1960

After 500 plus layers and over 10 total work hours, I have finally completed colorizing this photo. This highly detailed photo has been sitting in my collection half finished for some time and I finally got the motivation to get it finished in between working on the site.The lack of updates recently has been mostly…

Judy Garland Colorized

Judy Garland Colorized

Described by Fred Astaire as “The greatest entertainer who ever lived” , Judy Garland was an American actress, singer and Vaudevillian who we all recognize as the lovable Dorothy from “The Wizard Of Oz”. Born “Frances Ethel Gumm” in Grand Rapids, Minnesota , Garland was the youngest of three sisters and was born into a family of performers. Both of…

Colorized retro teens sharing a milkshake

Sharing a Milkshake, 1950’s

These young lovebirds managed to find some time between watching “Howdy Doody” and the sock hop to stop and share a milkshake at a local diner. I really like this photo and worked diligently on the subtle details, like the reflections of the hands  and clothing in the table. You may or may not have…

Colorized black and white photo for client

Restored & Colorized for a Client Plus Site Upgrades on the Way!

There will be some exciting new features added to the site within the next few days. The biggest feature will be the availability to purchase full color prints of my work in multiple sizes. A “Shop” category will be added to the main page of the site and will be incredibly easy to navigate. Another…

Colorization of Tough kid in New York

Colorization of Young Kid on the New York Sidewalk, 1954

This tough looking kid was originally photographed by street photographer, Vivian Maier. This is the second colorization I have completed from her work( The first can be seen here) and I have a few more I intend to work on in the near future. Vivian was not known at all in her time period and…

Colorized black and white photo of Migrants

Migratory Family Fleeing the Dust Bowl, 1937

This photo of a migrant family on the road and looking for work in 1937 Arizona was taken by Dorothea Lange. Dorothea Lange (1895-1965) is considered to be one of  America’s greatest documentary photographers and is best known for her chronicles of the Great Depression photographs of migratory farm workers. Dorethea Lange’s photos were created…

Colorized black and white photo of Pablo Picasso with a gun

Colorization of Pablo Picasso Holding a Gun

The gun in Pablo Picasso’s hand actually belongs to american film actor Gary Cooper. Pablo and Gary Cooper were apparently good friends largely due to their mutual love for guns and shooting. Pablo Picasso  is one of the greatest and most influential artists of the 20th century. Most famously known for his paintings and sculptures,…

Colorized photo of David Attenborough

Legendary BBC Broadcaster David Attenborough Colorized

This colorization is of famed BBC broadcaster and naturalist Sir David Attenbourough, not his older brother Richard, who unfortunately passed away this weekend at the age of 90. I mention this because there was confusion on the interwebs this past weekend when many people thought it was David who actually had passed away instead of his…

colorized Ice bucket challenge

Ice Bucket Challenge Before it Was Cool, 1943.

These ladies were not raising money or awareness for ALS in 1943, just the window-watchers pulses. Considering how strict the modesty laws were in 1943, these ladies were partying out of control. this photo was taken in the summer of 1943 in the heart of New York City. Colorizing buildings can be really difficult because…