If you’re a fan of Philippine history, this page is for you. Kulay Colorization is a page wherein artist Adlai Jan G. Jawid brings old photos to life through digital colorization.
According to the page, “Kulay will take you to a time travel to see black and white photos in vivid colors.” Through color restoration, you can see photos of our own Philippine heroes in vivid colors, different from the black and white photos we are used to.
GAT ANDRES BONIFACIO – AMA NG KATIPUNANThe only known photograph of Andres Bonifacio is housed in the Archivo General…
One of the photos they have restored is a photo of Katipunan leader, Andres Bonifacio. The faded photograph is dated 1896, and some say that it was taken during his second wedding to Gregoria de Jesus.
Taal Volcano Eruption January 30, 1911 by Josephus DanielsTaal Volcano (Filipino: Bulkang Taal [taʔal]) is a complex…
Aside from photos of our fallen heroes, Kulay Colorization also restores images of historical events. For example, this photo of the 1911 eruption of the Taal Volcano was brought to life through colorization.
However, Kulay Colorization notes that these colored photos are not a substitute the black and white photos. According to them, “Photo colorization is not perfect when it comes to color. It is the artist’s discretion what color to choose.” Most of the colors are carefully researched for accuracy.
What historical photo do you want to see colorized? Let us know in the comments!
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