One of the coolest trends in recent years, on the internet and generally in media, is the attempt to modernize old black & white photos by colorizing them, hence the r/ColorizedHistory subreddit.
With quite a few incredible gems, the dedicated redditors in the forum take some very well known photos from over 60 and 70 years ago, giving us something of a glimpse on how they would look if they would have been taken by at a more modern age.
Hindenburg Disaster – May 6, 1937
Colorized by Dana Keller.
Japanese Archers in the 19th Century
Colorized by Jordan J. Lloyd.
Auto Wreck in Washington D.C, 1921
Colorized by Sanna Dullaway.
Big Jay McNeely Performing at the Olympic Auditorium in Los Angeles, 1953
Albert Einstein at Nassau Point in Long Island, 1939
Colorized by Edvos.
‘Old Gold’, Country store, 1939
Super Cool Nikola Tesla in 1893
Underage Smoking, Baltimore, 1938
Charlie Chaplin at the age of 27, 1916
Colorized by BenAfleckIsAnOkActor.