Photo Colorizing Process Gives Incredibly Lifelike Results

Photo Colorizing Process Gives Incredibly Lifelike Results

Film stocks from a century ago weren’t just limited to only capturing details in black and white; they could only capture a limited band of the color spectrum, resulting in images of famous individuals that didn’t accurately represent how they actually looked. So a new approach to colorization using AI finally takes that into account, resulting in eerily lifelike photos that look like they were snapped with a modern camera…

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2 thoughts on “Photo Colorizing Process Gives Incredibly Lifelike Results

  • July 16, 2021 at 10:52 am

    Interesting but the details from the original image are lost or distoted. Examples 1) The mole is suppressed, 2) the freckle of the left hair line is lost, 3) the upper two forehead wrinkles are lost and the most blatant foul up is 4) the right hand shirt collar is flesh colored not white.

    • August 29, 2021 at 1:11 pm

      I agree. This is an excellent “restoration” if your goal was a vanity restoration, but much of the original detail is lost. For a historically important photograph, that lost information is unacceptable.


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