March 14, 2021

Welcome to Colorized, a brand that represents a community passionate about bringing colorful optimism to the darkest parts of humanity through unique and high-quality storytelling. Since our inception in 2016, we have dedicated ourselves to shining a nostalgic light on the past to remind our readers of the commonalities that unite us, often overshadowed by the divisive narratives in the news and social media.

Our journey began with a simple mission: to offer a fresh perspective on history by colorizing historical photos, allowing our audience to view their favorite moments from the past in a new light. Using our unique colorizer technology, we have been able to breathe new life into black-and-white photographs, revealing a side of history never seen before. Every day, we post unique stories that provide a fresh look at the past, highlighting the lessons we can learn and the inspiration we can draw from it.

In addition to our captivating content, we are committed to providing the utmost value to our readers. That’s why we offer our colorizer application for free, enabling anyone to transform old photos and experience the magic of colorization. By making these stories and images accessible, we hope to make a significant impact on our audience, helping them learn from history to ensure the best of our culture can thrive and the worst is not repeated.

History is not just about the past; it is entertaining, educational, and inspiring. By exploring historical events, we find remarkable parallels with current happenings, allowing us to understand the present better. As breaking news, politics, and current events flood the web, we saw an opportunity to apply our approach to historical content to contemporary issues. Our aim is to present news and current events in an easy-to-consume format that enlightens curiosity and sparks meaningful conversation.

Our audience’s positive feedback and increased engagement have inspired us to expand our content offerings. While staying true to our historical roots, we now share more news and current events, ensuring our content remains entertaining, thought-provoking, and inspiring.

Editorial Standards

At Colorized, we pride ourselves on maintaining premium, high-quality, trustworthy, and transparent content. Our editorial standards ensure that every piece of content is thoroughly researched, fact-checked, and presented with integrity. We believe in the importance of providing accurate and reliable information, and our dedicated team of writers and editors works tirelessly to uphold these values. We are committed to transparency in our sourcing and strive to present a balanced perspective in all our stories.

Our Family of Sites

Colorized is proudly owned by JUSTWILL, LLC, doing business as Motiv31. We are part of a family of websites dedicated to historical and current events content, including Curious Historian, History Daily, and Pictures In History. Together, we aim to provide a comprehensive view of the past and present, enriching our readers’ understanding and appreciation of the world.

Editorial Team


Colorized.com was founded in 2016 by Justin Levine and Will Gwyn, who both serve as Editor-in-Chief. Justin and Will maintains ownership of the publication through JUSTWILL, LLC. Justin and Will grew up together as neighbors in San Diego where they still currently reside. In 2023, JUSTWILL, LLC partnered with MediaVerse LLC for syndication purposes. To contact Justin and Will, you may email contact@colorized.com.


• Andrew Rodriguez is a graduate from Ohio State and currently resides in Pasadena, California. 
• Bo Beard is a journalist and editor from of Springfield, MO. Bo graduated from Missouri State and also works in real estate at Murney Associates. 

Senior Writers:

• Joseph Ellis is from East Providence, RI. He graduated from Community College of Rhode Island. 
• Charlotte White is journalist from Charleston, SC and a graduate of Florida State University. 
• Ethan Anderson is journalist from Austin, TX and a graduate of Colorado State University. 


• Andrew Sanders graduated from the University of Colorado Boulder and works as a writer in Sarasota, FL. 
• Jordan Andrews graduated from Colorado State University and lives in Denver, CO. 
• Evelyn Thomas is pursuing a degree in journalism. She lives in Bradenton, FL. 

Contact Us

We love hearing from our readers! If you have any questions, feedback, or suggestions, please feel free to reach out to us. Your input is invaluable as we continue to grow and improve our content.

Email: contact@colorized.com

Thank you for being a part of the Colorized community. We look forward to continuing this journey with you, bringing history and current events to life in the most vibrant and engaging ways possible.


Example (Real Conversation with A Family Member Of Ours):



Give our colorizer on the homepage a try, and feel free to submit your photos to support@colorized.com if you would like us to share the photos on our homepage or social media.

Jack Ripley
Jack Ripley


Jack Ripley is a prolific writer with a passion for history, comic books, and mystery documentaries. With over a decade of experience in the field, Jack has authored numerous articles on a range of topics, including historical events, superhero comics, and true crime stories. He holds a Bachelor's degree in History, and a Master's degree in Creative Writing. Jack's writing style is engaging and accessible, drawing readers into the worlds he creates with his vivid descriptions and attention to detail. He currently resides in Los Angeles, California, where he continues to write and pursue his love of history and pop culture.
Sarah Norman


Sarah Norman is a talented author based in Los Angeles, California, with a passion for bringing stories to life through her captivating writing. With a deep love for history, she skillfully weaves the past into her narratives, creating a rich tapestry for readers to explore. Sarah is also an avid fan of vintage Bruce Lee movies, finding inspiration in the iconic martial artist\'s philosophy and determination. When she\'s not busy writing, Sarah is on a perpetual quest to discover the perfect taco in the City of Angels. Her unique blend of interests and experiences make her work truly unforgettable.
Sophia Maddox


Sophia Maddox is a gifted author residing in the bustling city of New York. She finds inspiration in documentaries featuring vintage icons in American history, fueling her passion for crafting compelling stories. Sophia cherishes cozy nights at home with her beloved dog Theodore, reveling in the warmth and comfort of their shared space. With an adventurous spirit, she dreams of vacationing in Italy to embark on a culinary journey, reviewing every pizza restaurant she encounters. Sophia\'s love for history, her strong bond with Theodore, and her appreciation for global cuisine make her writing truly captivating and engaging.