The Awesome Photo Colorizations of Michael Catanachapodaca


Lady Louise Cromwell (1911)

All colorization art by Michael Catanachapodaca and used with permission.

Colorization of photos can be extremely tough and often takes loads and loads of thought. And artist Michael Catanachapodaca seems to have it all down to a methodical science. She is a native of Las Cruces, NM. Her graphic design work has been commissioned for various projects, including the cover of Royal Amber by Jeannette Harben and logo/branding design for cocoàgogo solid lotion. Her fine art also can be found in multiple private collections. But as you’ll see in the photos below, she does an excellent job of modernizing so many great vintage photos.

These aren’t all that Michael has done, as she has loads more in her specific portfolio.




Geiko Tomeko (1930s)





Cherry Blossom Queen, Washington DC (1939)





Lady In The Water, Weeki Wachee, FL (1947)




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