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Artist Colorizes 40 Old Photos, And It Might Change The Way You Perceive History

Artist Colorizes 40 Old Photos, And It Might Change The Way You Perceive History 9

Mads Madsen is 25 years old and lives in Denmark where he’s pursuing a Master’s degree in the Classics (ancient Greece and Rome). However, his fascination with history doesn’t end there.

Mads also colorizes old photos. Through the use of Photoshop, he meticulously injects life into black and white stills, allowing us to immerse ourselves into moments that have been fading away. There’s just something raw about looking at a person and seeing the color of their eyes. You don’t get that with a monochromic image.

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Artist Colorizes 40 Old Photos, And It Might Change The Way You Perceive History 10

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And it’s all because of the Internet. “I was browsing Reddit one day and came across some old colorized photographs,” Madsen told Bored Panda. “They were colorized by hand. This discovery led me to a more in-depth search, and I learned that it was actually done by an old lady. She had a website dedicated to hand-coloring photographs of all periods…

http://www.boredpanda.com/old-photo-colorization-colorized-history-mads-madsen/

Artist Colorizes 40 Old Photos, And It Might Change The Way You Perceive History

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