The Colors of Life
The Colors of Life transports readers through the lens of autochromes and paget plates – from the infancy of early color photographic processes – and enhances detail and definition and dynamic range to create a startlingly new way to connect to the past.
This compilation showcases over 200 photographs enhanced by Stuart Humphryes, capturing people from various backgrounds and their everyday lives, at leisure, and at work. With the use of cutting edge enhancements, these early colour photographs and their stories come to life in a way they preciously never could. The book a reminds us the the past was as real as the present and has the power to evoke personal and shared emotions that resonate across time.
The Colors of Life is a captivating journey into the past, using the technology of the present to allow readers to see and experience history in a new and vibrant light.
full color, hardcover, stitch bound, 256 pages