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 »

Wonderful Color Photographs Of Street Scenes From Between The 1950s And 1970s

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Fred Herzog was born in Germany in 1930. Immigrating to Canada in 1952, he took odd jobs wherever he could find them. He rented a place at a rooming house, which is where he met Ferro Shelley Marincowitz, a South African who also happened to be a medical photographer. Herzog had an interest in photography; his camera was one of the few items he brought with him from Germany. Marincowitz encouraged that interest and soon they found a basement suite where they built a darkroom for both of them to share. Continue reading »

Wonderful Color Photos Of American People In The 1950s

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Here is a wonderful photograph collection of people in America taken by photographer Stevel in the 1950s. Continue reading »

Rainbow Stairs Add Color To This Otherwise White Room

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Andy Martin Architecture were asked by their clients, a family with two young sons, to design the renovation of their home in London. A mostly white play area was included in the renovation, but it also received a pop of fun color from some rainbow stairs, where each stair is a different color. Continue reading »

These Color Photos of Paris Were Shot 100 Years Ago

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Back in 1909, a super-rich French banker named Albert Kahn decided to create a photographic record of the world using the new color photography process that had just appeared, the Autochrome Lumière. One of the cities they documented was Paris. Continue reading »

Beautiful Color Photographs Of England During The 1920s

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The summers seemed brighter, the weather warmer, the days more leisurely. The First World War—”the war to end all wars”—was long over and the 1920s began as a decade of great prosperity. But by the 1925, the years of plenty were over. The gap between rich and poor widened, with unemployment rife and beggars—many old soldiers—a common sight on the cities’ streets. Continue reading »

This Artist Uses Natural Landscapes to Color in Cutout Silhouettes of Animals

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Artist Nikolai Tolsty thoughtfully joins forces with Mother Nature to produce artwork displaying an all-natural twist. Using paper as his medium of choice, the artist carves out a sleek animal silhouette on each sheet and proceeds to photograph the said cutout, superimposed on the world around him.
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18 Amazing and Rare Color Vintage Photographs of Disneyland in 1955

These magical vintage pictures of Disneyland, during its opening year of 1955, will make you wish you had a time machine.

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Guests running towards Sleeping Beauty Castle. (Loomis Dean/ Time & Life Pictures / Getty Images)
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Vivid Color Photographs Show Iconic Beach Culture of Miami Beach in the Late 1970s

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Throughout the 1970s, a young photographer named Andy Sweet documented the personalities of Miami in vivid color. In 1977, Sweet returned to the area after completing his studies at the University of Colorado at Boulder and set out to document South Beach’s vivid old-world culture. Continue reading »

Color Run in Brussels

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People take part in The Color Run in Brussels, Belgium September 6, 2015. The Color Run is a five-kilometre, untimed race, held in cities worldwide, with the aim of promoting healthy living. Participants are doused from head to toe in different colors at each kilometre. (Photo by Yves Herman/Reuters)
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Color Run in Paris

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Participants take part in the Color Run near the Eiffel Tower in Paris April 19, 2015. The Color Run is a five-kilometre race, held in cities across the U.S. and also worldwide, with the aim of promoting healthy living and to benefit a charity that organizers choose in each of the cities that the run visits. Participants are doused from head to toe in different colors at each kilometre. (Photo by Benoit Tessier/Reuters)
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Color Madness: Jember Fashion Carnival in Indonesia

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Models showcase a design on the catwalk during the eighth Jember Fashion Carnival on August 2, 2009 in Jember, East Java, Indonesia. World Unity was the theme for this year’s carnival, which featured more than 400 models parading along Jember’s longest street. (Photo by Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images)
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The Color Run Beijing

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Participants try to cover themselves from color powder sprayed by volunteers as they run through a “color station” during a five-kilometer color run event held in Beijing, China Saturday, June 21, 2014. (Photo by Andy Wong/AP Photo)
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Photo of the Day: Color Me Rad

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Kyle Bucklin takes part in the Color Me Rad 5km run at Ingleston in Edinburgh where the runners are blasted with bombs of different colours during the race. (Photo by Andrew Milligan/PA Wire)

Santiago Color Run

Runners participate in the”Color Run” across the streets of Santiago. (AFP) Continue reading »