Colorized photo of a woman underwater

Underwater Ballet taken by Bruce Mozert, 1956.

This photo was taken in Silver Springs Florida by Bruce Mozert in 1956. The woman in this photograph is stunt-woman Ginger Stanley who worked on the film “Creature From The Black Lagoon”. Silver Springs was a hot spot in the 1950’s and Bruce Mozert spent the decade photographing his underwater shots of beautiful models in…

Young Lucille Ball colorized

Young Lucille Ball on the Farm

I have been moving into a new home and setting up my new photo editing lab , which is the reason for the lack of updates this past week. I have been working on some really difficult and detailed photos as well which I believe will be some of my best work. Look for those…

Red Cross Motor Corps Nurse colorized and restored, 1917.

American Red Cross Motor Corps Nurse, 1918.

This photo was taken in 1918 and comes from the Harris & Ewing archives within the Library of Congress. The restoration involved in this photo took quite a while to complete. The colorizing portion of the photo was equally as time consuming if not more. I am aware I have been lacking in updating frequently,…

Colorized Black and white photo of Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein

A website and digital archive called “Digital Einstein”  launched Friday afternoon. The digital archive contains letters, papers, postcards, notebooks and diaries that Einstein left scattered in Princeton and in other archives when he died in 1955. The interface and design of the website is eye-pleasing and speedy and the digital archives are easy to navigate….

Colorized Halloween Pinup

Vintage Halloween Pin-up, Actress Lillian Wells.

I am really pleased with how this colorization turned out. The woman in the photo is Lillian Wells, an  actress and model whose career ran from the early 1940s to the late 1960s. The original black and white photo required several lighting adjustments before I was able to begin adding color. The source image also…

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Sophia Loren Colorized

Sophia Loren (born Sofia Villani Scicolone) is considered Italy’s most honored and renowned actress. Sophia has starred in over 90 movies since her acting career launched in 1950. Sophia has won an Academy Award, a Grammy Award, five special Golden Globes, a BAFTA Award, a Laurel Award as well as the Honorary Academy Award in 1991. In 1995, she…

Witchy Anna Nagel and Jack-O-Lantern Colorization

October is here and Halloween is just around the corner. Spooks and kooks come out of the woodwork and the general atmosphere becomes creepier as Halloween approaches and I absolutely love it. I’ve always loved every aspect and avenue of horror, weird and mind bending sci-fi, the unexplained and just scary stuff in general. Around the…