100 year old color photos from Russia = awesome

Between 1907 and 1915 a guy named Sergei Mikhailovich Prokundin-Gorski (the royal photographer for Tsar Nicholas II) took the following photographs – in color. He came up with a concept of taking three photos – he took three consecutive photographs of his subjects with three separate filters: red, green, and blue. He then combined them into full-color projections.

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By | 2009-11-11T09:24:10+00:00 November 11th, 2009|Architecture, Photography|0 Comments

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