Daily Archives: July 15, 2013

John Turney’s Colorized AFL Photos

One of my favorite subjects to post about is how fans use their own unique talents and creativity to make their personal connections to the AFL.  For some it is collecting memorabilia, for others it may be interviewing players, of watching highlight films.  I became fascinated with John Turney’s photo colorization when he first began emailing me photos last year.  As someone who has seen the league mostly in black and white, his colored images exploded across my screen, and gave me a completely new feeling and appreciation for the color and flavor of the AFL.  It sounds ridiculous, but when 95% of the images that you see are black and white, it can be very difficult to even envision the color back then. read more