Smoking Boy, 1938, Colorized
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Collectible museum-grade fine art print, hand-printed in England and individually finished with a monogram emboss. Each sale directly supports the artisan. Listed dimensions include a white border for easy framing.
ABOUT THIS PHOTOGRAPH
I originally did this piece way back in something like 2013 when I was just starting out, and another version of it appeared in my first book, The Paper Time Machine. In the years since the book was released, I've learned a great deal more about the process of colorization and so I've taken to slowly remastering my entire back catalogue. Vachon's evocative picture of this young boy smoking was originally a different proportion but decided to crop it square for a colorized print. I used genuine colour slides taken around the same period as a reference in the contrasts and colour adjustments for version 3 of this brilliant photograph. – Jordan J. Lloyd
Taken: July, 1938
Location: Baltimore, United States
Photographer: John Vachon
Remaster & Colorization: Jordan J. Lloyd
Original Format: Original negative nitrate
Commercial Use: ⇲ License this Image
|AO||118.9 x 84.1||46.8 x 33.1|
|A2||59.4 x 42.0||23.4 x 16.5|
|A3||42.0 x 29.7||16.5 x 11.7|
|A4||29.7 x 21.0||
11.7 x 8.3
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