50 Color Photos That Make History Look Truly Stunning

Thanks to the great advances made to photo editing technology, pretty much anyone can try their hand at the art of colorizing black and white photos. All it takes is a lot of skill and a ton of time -- and we mean a crap ton. Colorizing some photos can take hours. Thankfully, others can only take 30 minutes at most.

In no way are we saying that the process is easy.  However, for those with the patience and skill, it’s possible to make the past come alive in full living color like never before! It gives us all a chance to see history we've seen a million times in a different light. 

In this slideshow, we’re counting down the most iconic, stunning colorized photos from history. These photographs depict the whole spectrum of the human experience—from the fun and lighthearted to some of the darkest moments in humanity’s past. What unites them all is that they have been painstakingly and impressively enhanced from their original black and white origins into something colorful and alive. You truly have never experienced history like this! 

We hope you love these colorized photos as much as we did. It certainly taught us a thing or two!