We read a thread on Chuck Green's Facebook page and becamse so interested in this controversy, we snooped around on the web to see any of the thosands of Photoshop Tutorials took a side. Should we colorize historic black and white images? Well they all seemed to be gung-ho to colorize, with little or no mention of ethics. Even the Civil War web site is full steam ahead . . . and it just about drives you mad . . .
* Colorizing the Migrant Woman using GIMP
* Extensive Black/White Colorization Tutorial
* Colorization Tutorial - How to colorize B/W or vintage photographs
* 60 Second Elements: Splashes of Color in Black and White Photos
* Highlight Color Effect in Lightroom – 5 Easy Steps
* Colorizing Black-And-White Photos
* Reddit Colorization
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Colorizing the Migrant Woman using GIMP
Believe it or not, the challenge of recoloring Lange's photo is tackled in a GIMP tutorial called "Use the Gimp to create color photos from black and white photos" which actually uses "The Migrant Mother" image discussed in Chuck Green's Facebook thread.
-- no artist credit was provided, but you can try your hand at retouching at the
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Extensive Black/White Colorization Tutorial
Believe it or not, this is on the CivilWarTalk forum that features questions and discussions about the American Civil War! These guys don't seem to have a problem with colorization of photos.
Black/White Colorization Tutorial in a discussion about 'Colorized Period Photographs' by someone called Zuzah
Full story : Civil War Talk
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Colorization Tutorial - How to colorize B/W or vintage photographs
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