Club Meeting – June 12, 2016 – A special presentation by Canadian Colour

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Join us for a special presentation by Mark Truelove, known online as Canadian Colour. His website and social media presence (Facebook and Twitter) has enjoyed considerable online attention, and his talk titled “Digital colourization of historical Canadian photographs – bringing new life to old photos” will surely be of interest to club members and historical enthusiasts alike! The postcard industry has a long standing ‘tradition’ of colourizing images. Techniques were created first when it was too prohibitive to use colour photographic processes in large qualities, and thereafter alternate colour techniques have been employed for all their charm and appeal.


Canadian Colour adds new life to this historic black and white photo of a family group in front of Lumberman’s Arch in 1913.

Click the image to view the entire photograph in all its glory. The original photo can be seen at the Vancouver Archives, CVA Item : LGN 726.

Vancouver Postcard Club meeting time and location: Sunday, June 12, 2016 starting at 11:30 am. Hastings Community Centre, downstairs board room, 3096 E. Hastings, Vancouver. Postcard trading and socializing occurs before and after the presentation, if time suffices. The event wraps up by 2pm.

Our monthly meetings are open to both club members and members of the public.

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