Marina Amaral is a digital colorist who specializes in adding color to black and white photographs, “breathing life into the past”.
A self-taught young artist, her process involves careful historical research to determine the colors of the objects pictured. Crowned “the master of photo colorization” by WIRED Magazine, her work has been featured by the BBC, Washington Post, New York Post, National Geographic, Le Figaro and a number of other media outlets.
Marina has collaborated with several leading companies, publishers, museums, and institutions, including History Channel, PBS, People Magazine, Tatler Magazine, English Heritage, New Regency, Pan MacMillan, Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum and the National Memorial for Peace and Justice in Alabama.
She is the founder of Faces of Auschwitz, and has a page in the BBC History Revealed Magazine.
As of mid-2019, she has a vast and very engaged social media audience of around a quarter-million fans and followers combined.