When we look at old black and white photos, we always have the feeling that these people kind of look different and somehow unreachable to us. However, as soon as you see them in color, they look completely normal all of a sudden. Just like a person you could meet on the streets.
Did you know that there are photo colorization artists who actually earn their living with coloring these kinds of photos professionally? Their art shows people and moments in history that had never been seen in color before – except if you actually took part in that very moment yourself.
Check out this video by Vox that introduces us to this amazing coloring artists and their wonderful techniques.