A Return and Rework of “Plunging Necklines of 1949”

The past few months, I have been asked several times for a higher resolution version of this photo. The photo was originally taken by Nina Leen for Life Magazine in 1949 and for some reason I worked with a lower res version. This wasn’t intentional and I decided to revisit and touch up some details…

Colorization of Nina Leens fashion photo of 1949

Colorization of Plunging Necklines,1948 by Nina Leen

 This original black and white photo was taken by Nina Leen in 1949. Nina Leen was one of the first woman photographers for LIFE Magazine and was known for her photos of animals, adolescents and American women. I am quite proud of how this colorization turned out and I think it is among the best…