Tag: vintage

Feb 3, 2021

Amazing Footage Restored and Upscaled from a 1939 Ski Jumping Comp in New Hampshire

Amazing Footage Restored and Upscaled from a 1939 Ski Jumping Comp in New Hampshire

“Big Nansen” is a steel trestle tower jump in Milan, NH built a couple years before this film was shot

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Jan 27, 2021

A Mirror Selfie from Japan circa 1920

A Mirror Selfie from Japan circa 1920

This photo brings an instant smile to my face

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Jan 4, 2021

The First Foam Finger Prototype, 1971

The First Foam Finger Prototype, 1971

The OG, constructed out of mesh and papier-mâché by Steve Chmelar

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Dec 27, 2020

Laborers in Victorian England, 1901 Colorized and Upscaled to 60 FPS

Laborers in Victorian England, 1901 Colorized and Upscaled to 60 FPS

Upscaled by Denis Shiryaev using neural networks, with ambient sound added by Guy Jones

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Oct 5, 2020

Someone Colorized and Upscaled a Snowball Fight from 1896 and It’s Amazing

Someone Colorized and Upscaled a Snowball Fight from 1896 and It’s Amazing

Original footage by Lumiere from Lyon, France in 1896

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Sep 9, 2020

Teller Shares Photo of Rare $1000 Bill a Customer Brought in to Deposit

Teller Shares Photo of Rare $1000 Bill a Customer Brought in to Deposit

The bill features Grover Cleveland, the only president to serve two non-consecutive terms

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Aug 18, 2020

This Video of Germany in 1902 was Taken from a Flying Train and the Quality is Incredible

This Video of Germany in 1902 was Taken from a Flying Train and the Quality is Incredible

The footage is almost as impressive as the feat of engineering it captures

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Feb 26, 2020

New York City in 1911, Upscaled to 4K 60fps with Sound and Color Added

New York City in 1911, Upscaled to 4K 60fps with Sound and Color Added

Life in color over 100 years ago

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Feb 10, 2020

Before Trick Shots on the Internet Became a Thing, There was This Guy in 1950

Before Trick Shots on the Internet Became a Thing, There was This Guy in 1950

‘Ambidextrous’ Andy Varipapa (March 31, 1891 – August 25, 1984) was a legend

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Feb 6, 2020

Artist Uses Machine Learning to Upscale a Vintage Video from 1896 to 4K 60fps

Artist Uses Machine Learning to Upscale a Vintage Video from 1896 to 4K 60fps

I find the quality of the original footage just as remarkable

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