Colorization of black and white photo of two woman at the beach

Colorization of 1920’s Bathing Beauties at the Beach

 These ladies most likely went to jail after this photo was taken. The original black and white photo was taken in the 1920’s and this was extremely risque swimwear for that time period. In the early 1900s, modesty laws were very strict and required most women to wear long one piece garments as well as stockings at the…

Colorization of X-1E On Rogers Dry Lake With Collapsed Nose Gear

Colorization of the Bell X-1E on Rogers Lake, 1956

This black and white photo was taken on June 18th 1956 and was pulled from the NASA digital archives. The cool looking plane with the slightly busted up nose is a Bell X-1E, the very first plane to exceed the speed of sound in level flight. The united states government referred to these planes as…

Colorization of Nina Leens fashion photo of 1949

Colorization of Plunging Necklines,1948 by Nina Leen

 This original black and white photo was taken by Nina Leen in 1949. Nina Leen was one of the first woman photographers for LIFE Magazine and was known for her photos of animals, adolescents and American women. I am quite proud of how this colorization turned out and I think it is among the best…

Colorization of Woman Playing Cards and Smoking Cigars in 1941.

Colorization of Women Playing Cards and Smoking Cigars

This black and white photo is from a 1941 issue of life magazine titled “Partying Politics: LIFE goes to a Republican Women’s Bacchanal”.LIFE magazine basically went to all female party where they explored the pleasures of tobacco, poker, the strip tease and other masculine enjoyments as had frequently cost them the evening companionship of husbands,…

tanley-kubrick-cigarman colorization side by side

Colorization of Stanley Kubricks “Cigarman”

  This photo is one of the many photos that Stanley Kubrick photographed in New York . I have always been a fan of Stanley Kubrick‘s work but I primarily chose this photo for the reflection and the depth of the objects in the reflection. I had to break this colorization into three separate parts…

Colorization of a Man Enjoying Some Gin

  I really like colorizing old photos with great clarity, but sometimes its great to see what you can do with a highly damaged photo in the restoration process. This is one of those photos I was interested in bringing to life for a redditor. Restoration is fun(and tedious) and I’m working on improving my…