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VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • FOLEY & BURK SHOWS: c. 1940s

The Jewish Market (Colorized): 1900

The Jewish Market (Colorized): 1900

This is thirteen hours' work to colorize all of the fine details. The farther back in the picture I went, the harder it was to figure out what was going on. This was the most complicated of all of the photos I have colorized, and by far the most detailed and layered with color. I tried to make sure that everything had some highlights and shadows and did not simply put one color on and leave it. I use GIMP software. Colorized from this Shorpy photo.

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Good job Popeyelegs.

This is the sort of detailed photo I like to colorize as well (see my take on the Washington DC wounded vets below yours) and your work is most impressive. My only suggestion would be to make the 'farther back' part of the photo less saturated, especially the buildings and sky.

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