Film/TV Filming Locations Identification
December 14, 2010 2:26 PM   Subscribe

I have some screenshots from a television show, and I would like to post them somewhere so that someone could identify the specific filming location for me (they weren't shot on a set, but on location; the Angeles National Forest area in So. California specifically). I've tried doing this in some Flickr groups but it's been fruitless. Any suggestions of some sites or online communities that could help me out? Thanks in advance!
posted by Tim McDonough to Media & Arts (10 answers total) 2 users marked this as a favorite
...well, we can give it a shot.
posted by griphus at 2:28 PM on December 14, 2010

Unless you have a whole bunch of them, this is something I'd actually bring right here to AskMe.
posted by phunniemee at 2:29 PM on December 14, 2010

Since they're in a particular park, perhaps find discussion boards about hiking and other activities in that park? You could be looking for people who frequent that specific park, instead of photographers in general.
posted by filthy light thief at 2:52 PM on December 14, 2010 [1 favorite]

filthy light thief's idea is good. Since you already know the general location, asking MeFites to pinpoint the specific locations on a map of the Angeles National Forest is going to be a total shot in the dark.
posted by Sara C. at 3:03 PM on December 14, 2010

If it's a popular scene and angle then try cropping out the people and pass the image over to tineye. I've had some success with that approach.
posted by holloway at 3:12 PM on December 14, 2010

Response by poster: I'll check out tineye and park boards, thanks for the advice.

If I post the image links, should I do it here or submit it as a separate thread?
posted by Tim McDonough at 4:29 PM on December 14, 2010

Definitely do it here, not a separate thread.
posted by suedehead at 4:48 PM on December 14, 2010

Yes, do it here!
posted by SpacemanStix at 4:51 PM on December 14, 2010

While it's slightly peripheral, this could be a job for the L.A. photo history geeks at Skyscraper City. See this tread in particular.
posted by Scram at 6:02 PM on December 14, 2010

Response by poster: Here they are, much thanks in advance!

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posted by Tim McDonough at 5:39 AM on December 15, 2010

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