So many wonderful photographs were taken by Hollywood studio photographers, but so often in Black and White.
With modern technology, many colour enhanced images can be found online , with wonderful colorisation.
Victor Mascaro ([email protected]) has been colorising photos since 1994, and you will see below how successful Victor is.
In a 2008 interview, Victor said, ‘as a Jean Harlow and Judy Garland fan, MGM was the dream factory. I now have my own little dream factory, turning out color photos of my favorite stars of the past.”
Victor spends time researching the actual colors as they appeared in real life.
Victor’s photos are available for purchase . He is also on Instagram at Hollywood-Stars-In- Color and he often shows the original B&W photo next to his colorised image.
I think his photos are tremendous. Just makes you wish color film had come to movies sooner.
And here’s an example of the ‘before’ and ‘after.