The reason why the room was pink was because on black and white film, hues of red become dark shades of black. Pink is the perfect balance to give it that dark creepy grey.
A related fun fact: while old black and white film was under-sensitive to reds, it was correspondingly over-sensitive to greens. Actors whose characters were meant to have unnaturally pale complexions - like Morticia Addams - would often take advantage of this by wearing makeup with a green base tint in order to make their faces “pop”. This is where the modern trope of cartoon vampires having green skin comes from.
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black lipstick was originally created for black and white films because it looked more red in black and white than red did
In his series, The Good Badlands, photographer Guy Tal seeks to show us that though it is often hidden, and may only appear briefly, there is delicate and subtle beauty in abundance for any viewer with patience and desire.
JeeYoung Lee (Korea) Dreamlike Self Portraits
English Bulldog puppy at the sea
Émeric Chantier presents objects covered verdure, arms or hearts covered vegetables , fetus wearing green and lying in a crucifix grenadeun flowery, flowery skull
This is the single most important invention of 2014. No question about it.