Colorization of Veronica foster AKA Ronnie the bren gun girl

Colorization of Veronica Foster AKA “Ronnie, The Bren Gun Girl”

Veronica Foster or “Ronnie the Bren Gun Girl” was a Canadian propaganda icon encouraging women to take up factory jobs whilst the husbands fought in the war. Veronica was also the inspiration for American cultural icon “Rosie The Riveter”, but instead of a rivet gun, Ronnie built bad ass light machine guns. According to the Encyclopedia…

Colorization of Black and white photo of Captain A Bevir

Colorization of Captain A Bevir

This photo of Captain A Bevir comes from the Imperial War Museums Collection  in the Commons section on Flickr . His name was Anthony Bevir, and his correspondence address was given as the Colonial Office. This suggests that he was THE Anthony Bevir, later Sir Anthony Bevir, who went on to serve as private secretary to Winston…

Young Boy Colorized Side By Side Comparison

Colorization of Young Boy in a Sailor Suit

Stumbled across this dapper young fellow on in the Costica Acsinte Archive on Flickr and thought he could use some color. Costica Acsinte was one of Romania’s most prolific war photographers. After he was discharged in 1920, he opened a photographic studio in the southern side of Romania, in the small town of Slobozia. He took…

Second Lieutenant R C F Besch Colorized Side By Side Comparison featured

Colorization of Second Lieutenant R C F Besch

R C F Besch served in World War I as a Second Lieutenant  of the 28th Battalion, London  Regiment. This photo was posted by the Imperial War Museums on Flickr in the “Commons” section in the hopes that people can help identify more information about the soldiers. Some of the photos found there are sourced…

Black and white photo of Hughes & Fairbanks Colorized

Colorization of Charles Hughes & Charles Fairbanks

This old black and white photo from the Library Of Congress was taken from a glass negative and dates back to around 1915 . These two gentleman were the nominees of the republican party in 1916. On the left is Charles Evans Hughes who was a presidential nominee & The guy on the right is…

Black and White Photo of Irish Officer Colorized

Colorization of an Royal Irish Officer In Full Dress Circa 1880

This black and white photo was posted by The National Library Of Ireland In Flickr “The Commons” The Commons on Flickr is an amazing resource of photos posted by many institutions to help identify and tag old photos and negatives. I highly suggest you take a glance of some of the photos offered there, they…

Black and White Photo of a World War II Soldier Colorized

World War II Soldier Restored and Colorized For a Client

   I restored and colorized this old black and white photo of a World War II soldier for a client and wanted to share it(with his permission of course). I was definitely going for a Norman Rockwell kind of vibe with this colorization and I was happy to achieve it. I used the stamp tool…