Restoration and Colorization for a Client

I have been working on some rather difficult and tedious historical colorizations that are taking quite a while to complete. I expect to be finished by the end of the weekend but to tie everyone over, here is a restoration and colorization I completed for a client recently. My full size colorization is below as…

Colorization of Plane

Warbird Colorization

This photo comes from the San Diego Air and Space Museum “Commons” archive. The photo is part of the Stan Abele Collection and was posted in the commons section to gather knowledge from other researchers. More Warbirds and photos from the Stan Abele collection can be seen here. This photo was not incredibly difficult as far…

Colorization of Ava Gardner

Ava Gardner Colorization

This is the second colorization I have completed of American actress Ava Gardner, the first can be seen here. Ava Gardner gained notoriety for her performance in the 1941 film “The Killers”  after appearing in small roles for several years. Ava went on to win an Acadamy Award for Best Actress for her role in…

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…

Metacolor Tip : Copyrights and Usage

When I first began colorizing old black and white photos, I really didn’t care much about the rights and usage of the photo. This is mostly because I didn’t believe my work at the time would gain any recognition whatsoever and no one would care, such is not the case currently.  After practicing and honing…

MetaColor Featured in The Daily Mail Online

        The folks over at The Daily Mail Online wrote a great article about my work and the website.Obviously I am extremely excited to be featured in a online publication of this caliber and the article is very complimentary. Metacolor will also be featured in Buzzfeed next week and I cant tell you…