A while back, I started experimenting with recoloring black and white photos. I didn’t have a real reason for it, it just seemed like a fun hobby that would force me to learn something new and make me more proficient with Photoshop. Before I started experimenting I didn’t really do any research. I’m honestly not even sure where I originally got the idea to try recoloring something. In hindsight, I probably should have done at least a little research… it would have saved me a lot of time and more than a few headaches. However, I made my first attempt at colorization in November of last year. The first image I worked on is called “Minnie after work” and was found on the Flickr portfolio of Ming Yan.

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