believe it or not, i live in a very film-friendly place. north carolina is known for having a temperate climate (which means more months of outdoor filming). also, between the mountains, the piedmont and the coast (where i live), there are plenty of different backdrops available in n.c. that can mask other locations. films shot in north carolina include dirty dancing & divine secrets of the ya ya sisterhood.
my little town is no exception. i chose to photograph one of my favorites. i give you two self-portraits: one taken just before my camera hit the ground, and the second taken with a borrowed camera.
what? don't you recognize it??? why, it's...
that's right. cue the paula cole intro music, "i don't wanna wait for our lives to be ov-eh-er." i heart pacey. heck, i heart joey.
dawson's *creek* is actually everywhere here. a good portion of dawson's creek is the intracoastal waterway. my town sits on a little bump of the east coast where the cape fear river opens to the atlantic ocean. other movies filmed in southport are crimes of the heart, i know what you did last summer, and summer catch
(all you parents out there looking for a true "G" rated movie, i definitely recommend pirate kids. it is very cute in a low-budget way. and totally safe for everyone in the family.)
i hope you had fun getting out and about for this challenge. check back later today for the recap, and to find out why it sometimes makes sense to keep things simple. oh, and also to learn next week's challenge!!