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Old 08-22-2013, 10:23 PM   #1
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http://twistedsifter.com/2013/08/his...tos-colorized/

Some of these are very well done.
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Old 08-22-2013, 10:28 PM   #2
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well done, however most of them "lose something" by being colorized IMO
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Old 08-23-2013, 01:43 AM   #3
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well done, however most of them "lose something" by being colorized IMO
I agree, though allow me to bring up this point... As a man in my 20's, the footage before the color age always seemed distant, almost fake because I wasn't around to see the b/w era, so to see it in color really takes you to it.
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Old 08-23-2013, 01:56 AM   #4
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I understand, however IMO the color takes away some of the "grittiness" and desperation of many of the images
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This was thoroughly entertaining! Thanks for posting!
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Liz Taylor was HOT when she was young
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I understand, however IMO the color takes away some of the "grittiness" and desperation of many of the images
Yep. I have older parents for my age, and I always loved going through their old pictures of their parents and grands. I remember asking one time how come no one ever smiled in the pictures and dad slapped me with some reality by sayin "Wasn't much to smile about".
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well done, however most of them "lose something" by being colorized IMO
agreed
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Default Re: 20 Historic B&W photos colorized

Really good website. I spent about an hour in there today. BTW the most impressive thing was how they cleaned up some of the oldest pics so that they were crystal clear.
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Old 08-23-2013, 10:46 PM   #10
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Default Re: 20 Historic B&W photos colorized

Check out Reddit /r/ColorizedHistory for a LOT more photos.

These are really neat. Some of them are done so well that you feel as though you are seeing a shot from a movie scene made in the last few years.
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Old 08-24-2013, 08:13 AM   #11
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For some reason I thought I may find some kind of flaw with the whole undertaking. Some betrayal of the original 'greatness' of the photos themselves but I was completely wrong. That was awesome. It somehow allows a closer connection. Made them more real. Well done indeed.

And what terrific photos...wow.

And after all these years I now get the whole Liz Taylor thing...there is some mischief in those blue eyes...the good kind.
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