History

July 28, 2017

Colorized Photos Breathe New Life into Famous Faces from Russian History

Translator and amateur colorist Olga Shirnina, also known as Klimbim, has an incredible talent for transforming historical black and white photographs into color images. She often works to breath new life into vintage photographs that show Russian history, from portraits of the imperial Romanov family to women in the Red Army on the front lines of World War II.

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July 26, 2017

Man Spends Years Creating Detailed Models of WWI Trenches

For the past several years, Andy Belsey has created models of WWI trench sections in painstaking detail. So far he's modeled 9 different sections and blogs about his work on MilitaryModeling.com. Made from everyday objects, he's ingeniously found ways to realistically recreate the look and feel of the trenches. Trench warfare has become synonymous with World War I, when it was heavily used on the Western Front from 1914 to 1918.

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July 15, 2017

10+ Photographers Who Have Elevated the Power of Fine Art Photography

This is in direct opposition to documentary photography fields, like standard photojournalism, which acts more as visual report, recording the scene without manipulation. Fine art photographers are artists who use photography as a medium, either on its own or incorporated into their artwork through collage. So, really, fine art photography runs contrary to what most of us think about when thinking about how we use a camera.

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July 11, 2017

Over 4,300 Vintage Photos From the Invasion of Normandy Are Available Online

Launched on June 6 with D-Day, the Normandy Invasion lasted throughout the summer of 1944, as Allied troops liberated all of northern France. Now, in order to make information about the Invasion more accessible, the PhotosNormandie Flickr account has over 4,300 archival images from D-Day to August 1944 available in one location. From iconic images like Into the Jaws of Death by Robert F.

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