This Photographer’s Business Card Changes Color Constantly And Never Looks The Same

Hungarian designer Réka Neszmélyi created an amazing business card that anyone would be jealous of. Created for photographer Al’z Ács and with help from logo artist Ádám Katyi, the card is extremely simple with only the email address and logo printed on it. Yet the stunning visual effect that covers more than half of the card makes all the difference… If features reflective foil that changes color depending on the angle and light from which you look at it! You never know which color will appear next… How cool is that?! Continue reading »

Napoleon’s Veterans Have Been Brought To Life In Color

Monsieur Moret, 2nd Regiment, 1814-15:

Some of the earliest photographs of veterans on Earth are a series of 15 original sepia images of members of Napoleon’s army. They were taken in their advancing years in the 1850s and keep in mind that some of these men were born in the late 1700s. Continue reading »

Impressive Color Photos Of 60’s Women Fashion Taken By Norman Parkinson

In a career that spanned seven decades, Norman Parkinson (1913 – 1990) dazzled the world with his sparkling inventiveness as a fashion photographer. His long association with Vogue, and his numerous assignments for Harper’s Bazaar, Town & Country and other international magazines, brought him worldwide recognition. His impulsive and unstructured style changed forever the static, posed approach to fashion photography, while his enchanting, idiosyncratic persona charmed his sitters and projected an alluring and glamorous public image. Continue reading »

2017 Color Of The Year Is Greenery According To PANTONE

What color will the year 2017 be? Seems like an odd question, but the guys at PANTONE Color Institute are taking their colors quite seriously and have already come up with the answer. Every year the creators of the famous color system select the trendiest color for the next 12 months. This year it’s PANTONE 15-0343 Greenery. Continue reading »

80’s Young Fashion: Color Photos Of US Teen Girls During The 1980s

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The 1980s is the period of multi-style fashion, especially for young people in the United States. From hairstyles to clothes, everything looked pretty rock. Here below are some fashion styles you could catch in American teen girls in this era. Continue reading »

Stunning Color Photos Captured The Life At Beaches Of Chile In The 1980s

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Here are stunning color photos taken by photographer Don Terpstra that documented the life at Renaca beach, Chile in the 1980s. Continue reading »

Color Portraits Of Immigrants At Ellis Island

Many of the 12 million people who entered the US through New York’s Ellis Island wore traditional dress from their homelands. The early 1900s images by chief registry clerk Augustus Francis Sherman have been brought to life by colorists at Dynamichrome. The photos will form part of a book called The Paper Time Machine, by Wolfgang Wilding and Jordan Lloyd, which is currently being crowdsourced.

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An Italian woman circa 1910 wearing a traditional homespun dress and shawl. (Photo by Augustus Francis Sherman/New York Public Library/The Guardian) Continue reading »

Guerrilla Crocheting Adds A Splash Of Color To The Streets of Stockholm

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Julia Riordan is a creator/street-artist who discovered her passion for crochet and knitting at the age of 10. Since that time she has continually explored the field of knitwear, enjoyed seeing it become her passion, and now the real thing. In 2012 Julia launched her own knitwear label, Julia Rio, specializing in unique, colorful beanies. Continue reading »

Stylist Guy Tang Creates Magical ‘Color Changing Hair’

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Do you have dreams of suddenly growing the perfect head of hair? Meet Guy Tang, a master colorist, hairdresser, and magician of hair. Haiir artist Guy Tang is among the most popular across social media for his legendary skill and inventive use of color. Continue reading »

Unique And Memorable Color Palettes To Inspire You

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Designers, are you looking for new color palettes to work with? If you are, you might want to check out the following post by Poppie Pack, senior graphic designer at Canva. In the article, she introduces us to 20 inspiring color palettes that you can use to represent your brand or website. From cool and warm tones to strong and bold hues, Pack’s selection of color palettes will definitely leave you feeling inspired. Continue reading »

Stunning Color Pictures Of The Daily Life At The Rio Beaches In The Late 1970s

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The beaches of Brazil must be counted as among the best in the world. Canada-based photographer Blake Smith strolled along Ipanema, Leblon, Copacabana and others in Rio with his trusty Nikon in hand photographing the beach scenes in 1978. Lots of interesting activity on Rio’s superb beaches Continue reading »

Minimalistic Photos Of Architecture That Pop With Color, Geometrical Elements

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Yener Torun is the architect-cum-photographer behind this social media account that features beguilingly vibrant snapshots of buildings tucked away in Istanbul, Turkey. Continue reading »

Color Palettes From Famous Movies Show How Colors Set The Mood Of A Film

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Trainspotting (1996) dir. Danny Boyle

Color sets the tone and mood of a film before any of the actors have even uttered a word. Directors Lilly and Lana Wachowski used a green tint in The Matrix (1999) to create a mood palette that was suggestive of the early monochrome computer monitors. Yellow was used in Kill Bill (2003) to depict Uma Thurman’s character’s madness and instability. Romantic comedies use pastel shades like beige, pink and lilac. Sci-fi and cyborg films use shades of blue, grey and green. Teal and orange seem to be the trend in Hollywood nowadays, especially in movie adaptations of graphic novels and comic books. Continue reading »

What Russian Empire Looked Like Before 1917… In Color

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The Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii Collection features color photographic surveys of the vast Russian Empire made between ca. 1905 and 1915. Frequent subjects among the 2,607 distinct images include people, religious architecture, historic sites, industry and agriculture, public works construction, scenes along water and railway transportation routes, and views of villages and cities. An active photographer and scientist, Prokudin-Gorskii (1863-1944) undertook most of his ambitious color documentary project from 1909 to 1915. The Library of Congress purchased the collection from the photographer’s sons in 1948. Continue reading »

The America We Lost: 77 Amazing Color Photographs Of People Living In 1950s You’ve Probably Never Seen

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The United States in the 1950s experienced marked economic growth – with an increase in manufacturing and home construction amongst a post-World War II economic boom. Here’s a great collection of color photographs that will take you down memory lane and have you think about those happy golden days in the 1950s. Continue reading »