How obsessive artists colorize old photos

Photo colorization artists use a combination of research, physics, and technology to digitally reconstruct history’s black and white record.

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Seth Taras – Know Where You Stand

Seth Taras was hired by The History Channel for the campaign, “Know Where You Stand.” His pictures show modern scenes spliced with historical photographs! Taras traveled around the world shooting the pictures from the exact spot and angle the original was shot.

Screen Shot 2018-08-27 at 8.42.55 PMCaen, France

Screen Shot 2018-08-27 at 8.42.46 PMRots Normandy, near Caen, France.

Screen Shot 2018-08-27 at 8.42.37 PMGerman airplanes at Place de la Concorde in Paris, destroyed by celebrating crowds on the day of the restoration of Alsace-Lorraine, on November 18, 1918.

Screen Shot 2018-08-27 at 8.44.31 PMDresden, Germany

Cavs Vs Warriors, Game 1, 2017 NBA Finals

 

New trend in the photography world: Dramatic, in-game still shots, shot with flash. Pics above are from Game 1 of the 2017 NBA Finals (Cleveland Cavaliers vs Golden State Warriors). Watch the game close. You can see flashes firing all the time. It gets annoying when you start to notice. They did the exact same thing last year.

Check it out for yourself, especially plays #2 and #1:

Anyway, I call this series The Battle of the Lands. OakLAND Vs. CleveLAND III

Art Brewer

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Art Brewer was guest speaking at my school. Had a good chat with him after the lecture and pretty much told me to stay at it with the graphic design. And that’s just what I’m gonna do!