Then and Now: Stunning Colorized Vintage Photos on ‘Colorized History’

See some of the most iconic vintage monochromatic photos in a new light as contributors of “Colorized History” on social news and entertainment website Reddit transform them into colorized photographs!

_Colorized History_ is currently composed of over 29,000 “amateur historians” and is run by 14 moderators. It is “dedicated to high quality colorizations of historical black and white images, and discussions of a historical nature.” Colorizers both amateur and professional are said to have already contributed to this novel project with hundreds of submissions.

Aside from historical snapshots, Colorized History also posts colorized images of pop culture icons!

Audrey Hepburn, 1950s. Colorized photo by member zuzahin, black and white photo via Dr. Marco’s High Quality Movie Scans
Charlie Chaplin, 1916. Colorized photo by member BenAfleckIsAnOkActor, black and white photo via Bohemian Bonfire
Grace Kelly, 1950s. Colorized photo by member zuzahin, black and white photo via Golden Hollywood Era
Elizabeth Taylor, 1956. Colorized photo by member malakon, black and white photo via Fotopedia
Lauren Bacall, Humphrey Bogart, and Marilyn Monroe, 1953. Colorized photo by member malakon, black and white photo via Tumblr
Marlon Brando, 1950. Colorized photo by member EdvosWork Experience Placement, black and white photo via FACT
Clint Eastwood, 1960s. Colorized photo by member EdvosWork Experience Placement, black and white photo via Tumblr

All information in this article were sourced from Exposure Guide and Colorized History on Reddit.

written by chooolss on 2013-10-10 in #lifestyle #charlie-chaplin #monochrome #grace-kelly #marilyn-monroe #audrey-hepburn #elizabeth-taylor #black-and-white #lauren-bacall #colorized-history #clint-eastwood #marlon-brando #humphrey-bogart #then-and-now #colorize #reddit

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