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Vintage California Prints in Living Color

Written by Christopher • December 17th, 2012
Vintage California Prints in Living Color

Melvin Hale is a award-winning digital artist from Los Angeles, California that specialises in bringing back old photographs to life. He also offers a collection called California Chromes, which are composed from remastered and re-imagined vintage color images of a colourful California.

They are primarily street scenes of cities, beaches and other destinations. California Chromes showcase fun places with fond memories, and make for truly great wall art and conversation. Currently there are more than 300 vintage images from California in Living Color available and more are being added.

If you are looking for any gift ideas for a lover of all things retro, check out Fine Art America to browse his collections.


A Swedish expatriate and founder of Ultra Swank. Chris loves showcasing his passion for mid-century design, defunct airlines, Disneyland and modernist architecture. He's also renowned as a connoisseur of easy-listening music from the 60s and 70s.

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