Colorized black and white photo taken by Vivian Maier

Summer in the City, 1954.

Really pleased with how this colorization turned out. Original photo was taken by Vivian Maier in New York City in 1954. The restoration on this photo was minimal, just some noise reduction and a few items needing cleanup. I gave this colorization a  subtle hazy feel rather than leave it over sharpened, this gave it…

Colorized photo of actress sheila terry

American Film Actress Sheila Terry, 1931

Sheila Terry was an  American actress known for her roles in The Lawless Frontier (1934), ‘Neath the Arizona Skies (1934) and Haunted Gold (1932). Sheila worked as a school teacher in Minnesota from 1927 to 1929 before heading out to California to pursue her acting and modeling career. She appeared opposite John Wayne in a few of…

Colorized and restored black and white photo of an old man in a suit. Original photo taken by Vivian Maier

Weathered Business Man in New York City, 1953.

This photo was taken in New York City, New York in 1953 by street photographer Vivian Maier. This is the fourth photo I have worked on that was taken by the talented Vivian Maier. I wont rehash all the details of Vivian’s remarkable street photography and how it went decades without seeing the light of…

Colorized and restored photo of Atlantic City Boardwalk in 1905

A Stroll Down the Atlantic City Boardwalk 1905

This photo was taken on the Atlantic City Boardwalk between 1905 and 1907. Multiple sources report different dates and I couldn’t pin down who took the original photo or the exact day. I do know it was a sunny day warm day from the bathers taking “Saltwater Baths” underneath the “Million Dollar Pier”, which is…

Actor, Officer and Future President, Ronald Reagan.

The Gipper!  This publicity photo of Ronald Wilson Reagan was taken by Warner Brother’s photographer Schuyler Crail in the spring may of 1939. With World War II beginning to take shape, major film studios promoted their movie stars military service heavily. Prior to his success as an actor, Ronald Reagan enlisted in the U.S. Army…

Colorized Black and white photo of two men in a Haynes Roadster on 14th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, D.C., 1913.

Hand Operated Traffic Stop in Washington D.C. , 1913

 After 15 + hours of colorization, 4 hours of restoration work, 5 hours of post-work and over 400 layers used, I have finally completed my work on this photo. From the Library of Congress, this photo  was taken in 1913 at the intersection of Pennsylvania avenue and 14th street in Washington DC. The car these…