Karen M
This is great! Here's Billy the Kid restored
Sat May 21, 13:10

I was wondering if anyone had tried it with others. Having good quality pictures makes a huge difference!

I know of a person that restores and colourizes old photos, and the results are seriously amazing. He did Billy the Kid from that old tintype and I was absolutely stunned. This link is from Instagram so I hope it works:


I don't think it's overly expensive, I'll try and get Ringo done then re-animate him.

    • Re: Animated Photos - RingoPam Potter, Tue May 24 6:13
      It would be interesting to do this on a photo of yourself or someone you know well, to test how like that person the animation technique really is. I find it more creepy and gimmicky than actually en... more
      • Excellent idea - I tried it outKaren M, Wed May 25 1:19
        It was a mixed bag, and it a seemed to work better with men. It even did a better job with a bearded face than it did with mine. It warped my face in 2 pictures almost cartoonishly. However, when i... more
    • I’m wondering if I can get a hold of a scan of it, or even a first hand picture taken of the original. I want to try and get it restored by the person whose work I’ve posted links of (in a separate po... more
    • "Fighting Earps" in actionJerry Prather, Sat May 21 11:57
      Very well done. If someone likes that, perhaps they will also like this from Old West Magazine. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IIZF_W3dwMA Jerry
      • This is great! Here's Billy the Kid restored — Karen M, Sat May 21 13:10
    • Re: Animated Photos - RingoBob Cash, Sat May 21 6:47
      I am stunned. I had seen some version of this technology applied to several Old West characters, but, while impressive, it did not give the subjects of the photos the ability to totally change their p... more
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