Colorized black and white photo taken by Vivian Maier

Summer in the City, 1954.

Really pleased with how this colorization turned out. Original photo was taken by Vivian Maier in New York City in 1954. The restoration on this photo was minimal, just some noise reduction and a few items needing cleanup. I gave this colorization a  subtle hazy feel rather than leave it over sharpened, this gave it…

Colorized photo of actress sheila terry

American Film Actress Sheila Terry, 1931

Sheila Terry was an  American actress known for her roles in The Lawless Frontier (1934), ‘Neath the Arizona Skies (1934) and Haunted Gold (1932). Sheila worked as a school teacher in Minnesota from 1927 to 1929 before heading out to California to pursue her acting and modeling career. She appeared opposite John Wayne in a few of…

Colorized and restored black and white photo of an old man in a suit. Original photo taken by Vivian Maier

Weathered Business Man in New York City, 1953.

This photo was taken in New York City, New York in 1953 by street photographer Vivian Maier. This is the fourth photo I have worked on that was taken by the talented Vivian Maier. I wont rehash all the details of Vivian’s remarkable street photography and how it went decades without seeing the light of…

Colorized and restored black and white photo of The Brox Sisters

The Brox Sisters, 1924.

Several years before everyone was singing and dancing to The Andrew Sisters “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy”, The Brox sisters were making a name for themselves on Broadway. The Brox Sisters were an American trio of singing sisters originally from Edmonton, Canada who broke into show-business in the early 1920s.  Bobbe, Kathlyn and Lorayne’s last names…

Colorized black and white photo

Afternoon Drive in a Franklin Model D Roadster, 1908.

This photo comes from the Harris & Ewing archives within The Library of Congress and was taken in Washington, D.C. in  1908. The individuals in this photo are the wife and daughter of Frank S. Bliven who worked for a local automobile agency called Cook & Stoddard. The fine automobile in this photo is a…

Colorized photo of a woman underwater

Underwater Ballet taken by Bruce Mozert, 1956.

This photo was taken in Silver Springs Florida by Bruce Mozert in 1956. The woman in this photograph is stunt-woman Ginger Stanley who worked on the film “Creature From The Black Lagoon”. Silver Springs was a hot spot in the 1950’s and Bruce Mozert spent the decade photographing his underwater shots of beautiful models in…

Colorization of Grace Kelly Photo

Grace Kelly

This is the second colorization I have completed of Grace Kelly, the first can be seen here.  Grace Patricia Kelly was an American actress who eventually went on to become the Princess of Monaco after marrying Prince Ranier III. Grace Kelly was born on November 12, 1929 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  Her uncle was playwright George…

Colorization of Marines enjoying a pinup while heading to the battle of Tarawa

Where Marines Go, Their Pinups Go

This photo comes from the Library of Congress and was taken in 1943 during the Battle of Tarawa . The American Marines on this landing barge are just outside the Tarawa Atoll and are a part of the first American offensive in the central Pacific region. This battle was considered especially hellish because this was…