Colorization and restoration of black and white photo. Photo depicts two women under a cherry blossom tree. The photo was taken in Washington DC 1935

Japanese Cherry Blossoms Bloom in Washington D.C , 1935.

Finally. This is easily the most time consuming photo I have ever worked on.This colorization, along with some retouching work I am completing for clients, is the reason for the lack of recent updates The original black and white photo comes from the Harris & Ewing archives courtesy of the Library of Congress and was…

Colorization of Plane

Warbird Colorization

This photo comes from the San Diego Air and Space Museum “Commons” archive. The photo is part of the Stan Abele Collection and was posted in the commons section to gather knowledge from other researchers. More Warbirds and photos from the Stan Abele collection can be seen here. This photo was not incredibly difficult as far…

Colorization of Three Young Ladies Going For A Bike Ride

       So apparently kids are snorting smarties these days. The top trending search for today on YAHOO is “Snorting Smarties”. What the hell?    This photo is from a better time, when kids were going to ether frolics and smoking reefer sticks instead of snorting pastel-dyed processed sugar.     I finished this photo…

The Professor from Gilligans Island Has Passed Away

Sadly, Russell Johnson has passed away at the age of 89. Russell was widely known for his role as “The Professor” on the CBS sitcom Gilligans Island. Johnson appeared in two episodes of The Twilight Zone. His character attempted to prevent the assanation of Abraham Lincoln  in “Back There”. He also  appeared as a college…

Colorization Tutorial #1 – Prepwork And Getting Started

    * Disclaimer – This is an extremely basic tutorial to get you started. I will be posting more detailed tutorials along with videos in the near future.    Its freezing this week in Bangor Maine, the high is around 0 and the wind chill has gotten as low as -35. Not entirely a bad thing…