A major new book on the history of Clay County, Kentucky has been published featuring over a dozen historical photos - sumptuously colorized by the digital artists right here at PhotoFixRestore!
"The Clay We Were - A Visual Journey" celebrates the early history of Clay County in the western Appalachians and the special breed of hardy people who called it home. The 450 page, large format volume was curated by the Clay County Genealogical and Historical Society and contains more than 1800 photos!
Working with the professionals at the Genealogical and Historical Society, we were involved in helping select images appropriate for restoration and colorizing. We then carried out research to determine appropriate colors. For example, in the image of an older gentleman standing in front of a country store (see slideshow below) we were able to locate a number of historical advertising signs to inform our choice of palette. Then we went to work!
"To our new friend in California, Jane Shafron, at Your Story Here (dba as PhotofixRestore), the work you do to colorize old photos is amazing! We know everyone is going to be as impressed as we are with the finished products."
The Clay County Genealogical and Historical Society is in the forefront of historical societies in discovering and researching its own history and making that history accessible to its people - and to folks all across the country. The quality of the work is astonishing.
If you would like a copy of this intriguing and important hard cover tome (sewn, not glued) then you can order copies direct from the Society. Visit their website (https://www.clayfamilies.org/) or email the good people there at firstname.lastname@example.org.