RITA HAYWORTH (1946)

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Welcome to American Colorizing.com’s photo blog. We colorize black & white photos for museums, media, multi-media, and families like yours. A visit to our website gets you started: http://www.americancolorizing.com

The year is 1946. Rita Hayworth was born for Color. With her reddish-brown hair and bright red lipstick (mixed with Vasoline to make it shine), Rita was one of Classic Hollywood’s screen beauties. We’ve taken one of Rita’s publicity photos, which were usually printed in Black & White – and bathed it in fabulous shades of color, in the style of 1940s Technicolor. I don’t mind saying that it’s almost like being there!

1946 - Rita Hayworth (O)

1946 - Rita Hayworth (T)

BOSTON MYSTERY WOMAN (1850)

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The year is 1850. Here’s a marvelous daguerreotype of an unknown Boston woman, taken by Southworth & Hawes. As you can see, the clarity is amazing for 164 years ago. Albert Sands Southworth and Josiah Johnson Hawes are considered the fathers of photography as an artform. Color of course is by us troublemakers at American Photo Colorizing.com

1850 - Boston Mystery Woman (O)

1850 - Boston Mystery Woman

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Welcome to American Colorizing.com’s photo blog. We colorize black & white photos for museums, media, multi-media, and families like yours. A visit to our website gets you started: http://www.americancolorizing.com

We’ve been “away” for a little while, but over the next two months, you’ll be hearing from us on a daily basis. We’re promoting our Kickstarter Funding Campaign, which is launching on Tuesday, February 16th at 12:00 NOON Eastern Time / 9:00 AM Pacific Time. For now, be sure to check out our Kickstarter page on our website: http://www.americancolorizing.com

When you visit our website, you’ll see a lot of new changes for the New Year. First, and perhaps most notable, is that we’ve shortened our name to save everyone’s hard-typing fingers. We are now officially “American Colorizing”.

Here’s a new colorization “Before & After” for your viewing pleasure.This is the 1948 Vornado electric fan. Not only is the fan “space age”, but so is the li’l vixon riding it.

1948 - Vornado Space Vixen (O)

1948 - Vornado Space Vixen (RC)

HAPPY NEW YEAR 2016 (1930)

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Welcome to American Colorizing.com’s photo blog. We colorize black & white photos for museums, media, multi-media, and families like yours. Our online Photo Gallery features 100s of colorized vintage images available for purchase. These images are HD-quality, and can be enlarged to at least 18″x24″. They look beautify when framed or mounted as a canvas wrap.

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We’re still celebrating the debut of 2016 and no other photo in our gallery reflects the spirit of “putting on the ritz better than this one of German actress, Marlene Dietrich. And with that, we put a period at the end of the year 2015.

When you visit our website, you’ll see a lot of new changes for the New Year. First, and perhaps most notable, is that we’ve shortened our name to save everyone’s hard-typing fingers. We are now officially “American Colorizing”.

We also have a new website design which is more user-friendly – and best of all – just as we do it here on our photo blog, American Colorizing’s Photo Gallery features “Before & After” images in Black & White – and then Colorized. We still have the gimongous task of placing our new name on all our photos – but, all in good time.

There’s a lot more news coming your way in about a week or so, as we launch into unchartered territory – but more on that later. For now, Welcome to the “American Colorizing” Photo Blog!

1930 - Marlena Dietrich (O)

1930 - Marlene Dietrich In Morocco

AMERICAN PHOTO COLORIZING.COM’S OLD-FASHIONED FIRESIDE CHRISTMAS EVE SPECIAL!

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Welcome to “THE AMERICAN PHOTO COLORIZING OLD-FASHIONED FIRESIDE CHRISTMAS SPECIAL for 2015! Along with some of our favorite colorized Christmas photos – we’ve got a Christmas Home Movie, Magazine Covers, Toys, Music – Bunches of Chirstmas goodies from the archives of American Photo Colorizing.com . . . If we can get it to fit – you’ll find it here!

If you haven’t subscribed yet – you’re gonna want to do it, so you’ll never miss a single edition of the photo blog, featuring “Before & After” Colorized Photos. We generally publish once a week on Friday. But, if there’s a really cool holiday, and we’re feeling extra-creative – we’ll throw in an extra edition or two.

Let us colorize your favorite images from your museum or family photo collection. We’re been featured on magazine covers, in exhibits at some of North America’s premier museums, we’re even commissioned by Famous Stars of the Silver Screen (no jive!). So, why not YOU?

A visit to our website gets you started: http://www.americanphotocolorizing.com

The year is 1958. Jingle Bell Rock and Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree were big favorites on the radio that Christmas. And yours truly was the four year-old North Jersey boy waiting by the fireplace for Santa Claus to make his way from the North Pole. Christmas is always better in color!

Enjoy this nostalgic look back at Christmas in Morris County, New Jersey – just 30 miles due west of New York City.

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1958 - Waiting For Santa

CHRISTMAS 1950 – LIONEL TRAINS
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CHRISTMAS SONGS & CAROLS – MITCH MILLER (1958)
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CHRISTMAS HOME MOVIE – Our Friend, Erin Bruce sings “Mary, Did You Know” at Saticoy Church here in Ventura, California (December 20, 2015)

LIBERTY MAGAZINE (Christmas 1936)

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THOMAS NAST – “WAITING FOR SANTA” (HARPER’S WEEKLY: CHRISTMAS 1875)
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CHRISTMAS CAROLS BOOK(1950s)
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ARCHIE COMICS (CHRISTMAS 1959)
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SANTA CLAUS FLYING IN A BLIMP (1909)
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WOOLWORTH’S CHRISATMAS TOY CATALOG (1958)
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“REMPLE” SANTA (1954)
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BOYS LIFE CHRISTMAS (1930s)
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ANDY HARDY (MICKEY ROONEY) & FAMILY CHRISTMAS (1938)

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NOT TOO LATE FOR A COLORIZED CHRISTMAS!

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Good Morning, Americans . . . It’s Saturday! Here’s your chance to have a treasured family photo colorized for a nice low price. It’s NOT too late to give parents or grandparents the unique gift they will treasure forever – an enlarged image from the Family Album – in Full-Color! Our web-server is “conveniently” down, but you can call David in our Studio at (805) 535-5778) or email him at david@americanphotocolorizing.com.

If you order by Wednesday, December 23rd – we’ll email your finished Colorization no later than Noon East Coast Time – 9AM in the West on December 24th. That still gives you time to print and frame it. For extra large enlargements – just head over to your favorite print shop (like Kinkos). Any photos we receive this weekend – will be completed and emailed to you on Monday and Tuesday.

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