I’ve been doing graphic and web design for over 10 years. During my free time I started coloring old photos. I am a “good old times” person. I like old movies, photos and everything related to the past – distant past.

I’ve always been wondering how things looked like before. How colors looked like. These retouched photos came from that curiosity. This is just an idea to bring to life that time. So, I took my pen and decided to make them alive. The quality of the result depends on the original photo itself. Older and poorer photos are harder to work with and the final result is not so realistic. When I posted my work to the Bored Panda I had no idea that there will be so many reactions. There are positive and, of course, negative ones, like with everything that ends up online. Both make me smile. There are people that are very excited, some are not and some are even offended. The last ones are the most interesting to me. I like to see reactions and emotions, no matter what kind. Currently, I am working on a new set of photos, even better and in higher quality. There is a rule in this business – the more you work, the better you get.

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stellermatt 1 year ago

this is great coz skin is very hard to make look right

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MammaG 1 year ago

She's so perfect. Looks like my mother did. Snow White. Now she & Dad look like Sneezy & Doc.

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Swarf 1 year ago

Not to pick nits, but that guitar most likely had a sunburst pattern on it, fading from blond wood in the center to dark brown or black at the edges.

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BusLady 1 year ago

Beautiful dress and lovely young woman

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grace schwarz 1 year ago

omg her eyes!!

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Miriam Brose 1 year ago

How do you know which colours you have to use?

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Jessica Billings 1 year ago

A literal diving board.

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Debbie Andersson 1 year ago

Bring back that loungechair.

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Honesty Olishia 1 year ago

Love how the balloon pops!

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MBZ MetalsmithArtist 1 year ago

His swim attire ... it makes me cringe

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BusLady 1 year ago

Nice to know that they actually wore bright, pretty dresses, instead of drab gray.

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Mylah Rose 1 year ago

Sharks and Jets!

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All With Heart 1 year ago

oh that's pretty

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BusLady 1 year ago

Georgie, don't talk to any clowns!

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BusLady 1 year ago

"Drink your milk, it's good for you." "No, Mom, I'm lactose intolerant."

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MammaG 1 year ago

"Damn, that's good bread."

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MammaG 1 year ago

Dat ass

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adoracat 1 year ago

This one is messed up. She's got a cloud of cigarette smoke in front of her face and it's colored all flesh-tones.

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Mylah Rose 1 year ago

That bunny looks like he'a about to murder her and then go rob a bank.... terrifying

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BusLady 1 year ago

"I've gone AWOL, hide me!"

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Basil 1 year ago

The guy has corpse lips.

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KT Trondsen 1 year ago

Isn't that whisteria on the shower curtain? Aren't those a pale purple color?

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Chicago Kitty 1 year ago

An Automat! I would have loved to have visited one of these-alas, I was born too late.

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MammaG 1 year ago

"Why did you draw dicks on everything?"

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Heidrance 1 year ago

black and white bacon. delicious?

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BusLady 1 year ago

3X3=9. Kid needs a better teacher.

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MammaG 1 year ago

Those are some hella-white teeth. Did they have purple nail polish then?

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