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Colorized Vintage Fashion (16 Pics)

There are many apps these days which claim to colorize with a click of a button your old black & white photographs, but these compare poorly to the work of a real artist. I’ve seen many good colorists over the years, but none compare to the artistry of Russian woman Olga Shirnina, who has perfected

bandits roost campground, 59½ Mulberry Street

The end of the 19th century in the city of New York was a magnet for the immigrants of the world, and most of them found roads not bordered by gold but of almost inhuman poverty. While educated people turn a blind eye, brave reporters like Jacob Riis, born in Denmark, document the shame of

Arthur Miller’s & Marilyn Monroe

What was Arthur Miller’s marriage to Marilyn Monroe like? She apparently saw a father figure in him and besides wanting to be loved and appreciated, also wanted him to help lift her out of the “dumb blonde” category.  As the son of an immigrant, Miller probably saw himself gaining a lift in status too by

best colorized historical photos (22 pics)

22 best colorized history photos Up until the 1970’s, color photography was extremely rare, and so when we think about history prior to that time, we often envision it in black and white. Today’s technology now enables us to “colorize” historical photos, giving us our only chance at seeing what the world really looked like

50’s Fashion Photographer by Irving Penn (7 pics)

50’s Fashion Photographer Here is the work of another 50’s fashion photographer, Irving Penn (1917-2009). This American born photographer began working at Vogue Magazine at age 26 and continued a relationship with them for 40 years. He most often used simple grey or white backdrops for his sophisticatd fashion images