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15 Historical Photos That Were Transformed With a Touch of Color

Ever since the invention of the camera  we humans have been taking photographs of just about any and everything.  Our friends, families, pets, wild animals, landscapes, cityscapes, ourselves, and of course celebrities and famous people.


It wasn't until 1861 that James Clerk Maxwell and Thomas Sutton demonstrated Maxwell's invention, color photography as we know it today. It required taking a photograph 3 times, once with a red, green, and blue filter, then combining the images to produce the colored effect. Since then, the rest is history.

So take a walk down memory lane with a virtual tour of the past and enjoy these photographs were originally taken in black and white, but come to life when they get a touch of color.

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