Colorized photo of a young couple dancing, 1950s

Young Couple Dancing in Paris, 1951

 This photo was taken by French Photographer Robert Doisneau  in 1951. There is not much information in regards to the setting and background of the photo other than it’s title “Be-bop en cave, Vieux Colombier” which translates to “Bebop Cellar , Vieux Colombier” . I kind of enjoy not knowing the background history of this photo…

Judy Garland Colorized

Described by Fred Astaire as “The greatest entertainer who ever lived” , Judy Garland was an American actress, singer and Vaudevillian who we all recognize as the lovable Dorothy from “The Wizard Of Oz”. Born “Frances Ethel Gumm” in Grand Rapids, Minnesota , Garland was the youngest of three sisters and was born into a family of performers. Both of…

Colorized retro teens sharing a milkshake

Sharing a Milkshake, 1950’s

These young lovebirds managed to find some time between watching “Howdy Doody” and the sock hop to stop and share a milkshake at a local diner. I really like this photo and worked diligently on the subtle details, like the reflections of the hands  and clothing in the table. You may or may not have…

Colorization of Tough kid in New York

Colorization of Young Kid on the New York Sidewalk, 1954

This tough looking kid was originally photographed by street photographer, Vivian Maier. This is the second colorization I have completed from her work( The first can be seen here) and I have a few more I intend to work on in the near future. Vivian was not known at all in her time period and…

Colorized black and white photo of Migrants

Migratory Family Fleeing the Dust Bowl, 1937

This photo of a migrant family on the road and looking for work in 1937 Arizona was taken by Dorothea Lange. Dorothea Lange (1895-1965) is considered to be one of  America’s greatest documentary photographers and is best known for her chronicles of the Great Depression photographs of migratory farm workers. Dorethea Lange’s photos were created…

Legendary BBC Broadcaster David Attenborough Colorized

This colorization is of famed BBC broadcaster and naturalist Sir David Attenbourough, not his older brother Richard, who unfortunately passed away this weekend at the age of 90. I mention this because there was confusion on the interwebs this past weekend when many people thought it was David who actually had passed away instead of his…