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 Ice bucket challenge

Ice Bucket Challenge Before it Was Cool, 1943.

These ladies were not raising money or awareness for ALS in 1943, just the window-watchers pulses. Considering how strict the modesty laws were in 1943, these ladies were partying out of control. this photo was taken in the summer of 1943 in the heart of New York City. Colorizing buildings can be really difficult because…

Metacolor Around the Web

Pinar at Distractify recently wrote up an excellent article about my colorization work and website which can be seen here. In searching for the article, I stumbled across several other media related websites who covered my work as well. Below are the links to some of the articles I have found around the web regarding…

Colorized Annie Oakley

Annie Oakley Colorized

“For me, sitting still is harder than any kind of work.” – Annie Oakley. I can relate.  Annie Oakley, born Phoebe Ann Moses, was a natural born sharp-shooter,entertainer and all around bad-ass. She gained notoriety for being  the only female in a completely male dominated sport,  shootin’ guns.  Born in a log cabin in 1860 in…

Colorized Grace Kelly

Grace Kelly and a Kitten Colorized

A former model and stage actress from a wealthy Philadelphia family, Grace Kelly was an american film actress who came to film prominence with “High Noon” (1952) and her Oscar-nominated supporting role in “Mogambo” (1953) alongside Clark Gable.  Grace Kelly went on to star in three consecutive Hitchcock  films, “To Catch a Thief” (1955), “Dial M…

Lauren Bacall Colorized

Lauren Bacall Having a Smoke

First off,  I admit I made a mistake in posting a colorized photo yesterday in which I believed was Lauren Bacall. It was in fact, Grace Kelly and I had been misinformed by a few different sources….mybad. This black and white photo of Lauren Bacall looking badass is one of the first three photos I…

Colorized Francoise Hardy

Francoise Hardy on the set of “Grand Prix”, 1966

 I have been intending to colorize this black and white photo of French singer and actress Francoise Hardy on the set of “Grand Prix” in 1966 for some time now, but something always seemed to hinder me. Last week I was overbooked with client work (That’s not a bad thing) and during some brief down…

Colorization Portland

Metacolor on Display in Portland,ME

I apologize for the lack of updates this week, but I have been extremely busy with client work as well as setting up a display in Portland,ME. There is a Art festival going on in the town of Portland and I have been asked to display my work on Congress Street at the Community Television…