As moviegoers, we pack our cars, fasten seat belts, and escape from the city to country. The vehicle stakes your claim in the vast field. You plant your car in the direction of your desired canvas. You wait with the promise of a night’s entertainment. The drive-in allows us to break through the silence we normally experience in an indoor theater. At the drive-in you can talk, hug, kiss, even picnic with your own food. We all share the screen, but are anchored to the film soundtrack that we dial into our car radios.
I love my car, driving gave me the opportunity to expand into new territories leading to my fascination with drive-in theaters. I saw families, friends, and couples gather together to share a moment under the moon protected by darkness. Their faces illuminated only by the reflection of the projector hitting the screen. The reflection draws my curiosity. Light dances into darkness painting the highlights, midtones, and shadows. Ripening the view and ready for my camera