Summertime Pool Loungin’ , 1961

  Summer is in full swing and the pool is the ideal place to have a drink and beat the heat. Until last year, I’ve spent most of my life living  in the stygian pit that is southeastern Georgia. Georgia is a great place to live but the summers are brutal and every summer seems…

Street Photographer Elliot Erwitt’s “In Glass” Colorized

Since beginning this website, I have delved deeper and deeper into the world of  black and white photography and have discovered some incredible yet slightly unrecognized  photographers. Each new photographer I stumble across leads me to another. One type of black and white photographer I have really fallen in love with is street photography from…

Colorization of black and whtie photo of Yvonne Decarlo

Yvonne De Carlo AKA Lily Munster Colorized (again)

This is the second black and white photo of Yvonne De Carlo I have Colorized. Yvonne De Carlo was the actress who played the original Lily Munster in the sixties television show “The Munsters“. The first colorization I completed can be seen here.  Yvonne actually took the role of Lily Munster on The Munsters  just to help pay…

Colorization of a Carriage Ride Through 1953 New York

I recently stumbled across some of street photographer Vivian Maier’s black and white photographs from the fifties and was really blown away with her work. Like Frank Larson, the raw feel of her photography of candid New York in the 1950’s makes me feel like I could step right through the photo in 1953. For…

Colorization and restoration of old black and white photo

Restoration and Colorization Work for Clients and Family

Most of the colorization work I post here on Metacolor are personal preference photos. The black and white photos I generally use come from  high-res sources and usually require little to no restoration before beginning colorizing and are usually quite large in size, which makes them easier to work with. This is not the case…

Colorization of Frank Larsons black and white photo of woman waiting on a photo booth in 1954.

Photographic Sensation Colorization, 1954

This black and white photo was taken in 1954 by New York street photographer Frank Larson. I stumbled across his work recently and was blown away by his candid shots of New York life in the 1950’s, I highly suggest you check out his work. With no need for a photographer and the popularization by…