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Posted onMarch 30th, 2015

Billy The Kid - before and after

Billy The Kid – one of the most famous outlaws of the Wild West

Henry Wilkin of the 11th Hussars - before and after

Henry Wilkin of the 11th Hussars – Crimean war.

In this blog section I show step-wise the process of digitally restoring and colorizing photos. I will concentrate on photographs with an historical theme.





Hussar – Crimean War

Posted onApril 30th, 2015

Henry Wilkin of the 11th Hussars - before and after

This is Cornet Henry Wilkin of the 11th Hussars, Crimea 1855. Wilkin was a survivor of the ill-fated ‘Charge of the Light Brigade’ in the previous year. Here we look at the colorization of a surviving photograph of him.

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Billy The Kid – Part 2

Posted onMarch 30th, 2015

Billy The Kid - before and after

Following on from the restoration of the tintype of Billy The Kid, here we look at the colorization of the image.

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Billy The Kid – Part 1

Posted onMarch 30th, 2015

Billy The Kid - before and after

Billy The Kid is one of the most famous of the Wild West outlaws. A photograph of him survives, a tintype which is quite damaged and corroded. Here I show what I did to improve the image. The colorization will shown in another post.

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