Ever wonder what the United States Hotel Saratoga Springs at Broadway in New York looked like sometime between the years of 1900-1915? This stunning colorized photo shows just that. Hand-colored photographs (often combined with sepia-toning) are still popular for aesthetic reasons and because the pigments used have great permanence. Digital image processing has been used in recent times to recreate the appearance and effects of hand-coloring, with colorization now available to the amateur photographer using image manipulation software such as Adobe Photoshop. Continue reading for more.

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