Historical Black And White Photos Colorized (Pics)

Last Updated: December 7, 2013

Historical moments of great importance, captured in the black and white photos are now brought back to life by colorizing them in a very natural way. There’s a dedicated sub-reddit for colorizing old black and white photos, the community is strictly moderated for ensuring better quality of colorized images.

The photos are colorized with the help of Adobe Photoshop but there’s no way you can figure it out because the work is so perfect.

Here are 14 important moments from the history, Colorized, enjoy! 

1. Adolf Hitler before his appointment to Chancellor in 1933 during his time as a NSDAP Leader

Adolf Hitler before his appointment to Chancellor in 1933 during his time as a NSDAP Leader

 

2.  Albert Einstein, summer 1939

Albert Einstein, summer 1939 - Nassau Point, Long Island, NY

 

3. Beatles 1962

Beatles 1962

 

4. Charlie Chaplin at the age of 27

Charlie Chaplin at the age of 27, 1916

 

5. Che Guevara

Che Guevara

 

6. Crash landing of a F6F-3 (Hellcat) onto USS Enterprise (CV-6), Pacific Ocean 1943

Crash landing of a F6F-3 (Hellcat) onto USS Enterprise (CV-6), Pacific Ocean 1943

 

7. Lewis Powell, part of the Abraham Lincoln assassination conspiracy

Lewis Powell, part of the Abraham Lincoln assassination conspiracy, his job was to kill William H. Seward

 

8. Miss America 1924

Miss America 1924 Colourized

 

9. Pablo Picasso in front of his painting The Kitchen

Pablo Picasso sits in front of his painting The Kitchen

 

10. Rita Hayworth Shawshank Redemption Poster

Rita Hayworth Shawshank Poster coloured

11. Sammy Davis Jr. with Dr. Martin Luther King in his own dressing room, back-stage 

Sammy Davis Jr. sharing a laugh with Dr. Martin Luther King in his own dressing room, back-stage

12. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Sherlock Holmes author - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

13. Testing a bulletproof vest, September 13, 1923

Testing a bulletproof vest, Washington, D.C., September 13, 1923

14. The crew of Apollo 11, Left to right is Michael Collins, Buzz Aldrin, and Neil Armstrong

The crew of Apollo 11, the first men to walk on the moon - Left to right is Michael Collins, Buzz Aldrin, and Neil Armstrong

Which picture is your favorite? Let us know in comments below the post.

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Bonus: If you have a very old ‘black and white’ picture of your relative(s), you can request the talented redditors to colorize the picture for you. Here’s a dedicated sub-reddit for requesting colorization of pictures.

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