Colorized black and white photo of Times Square,1903

Colorized Photo of One Times Square Under Construction, 1903

This photo of Times Square under construction was taken in 1903 by an unknown photographer. The narrow building being constructed in the center of the photo was designed by architects Cyrus L.W. Eidlitz and Andrew C. McKenzie to serve as the headquarters for The New York Times. After completion of the building in 1904, The New York Times thought…

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…

Colorization of a Carriage Ride Through 1953 New York

I recently stumbled across some of street photographer Vivian Maier’s black and white photographs from the fifties and was really blown away with her work. Like Frank Larson, the raw feel of her photography of candid New York in the 1950’s makes me feel like I could step right through the photo in 1953. For…

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…