The personal blog of photojournalist Noah Darnell.

Come back to me…

Come back to me…

So, here’s something different! Photographing up-and-coming artists is really enjoyable. Photographing an artist a second time after she’s made it big? Quothe ye olde Mastercard: Priceless. Sara Bareilles returned to Harding University. She was one of the first concerts I ever shot as a wee photo lad back in 2007. Looking back on those photos

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I breathe concerts…

I breathe concerts…

If you have followed this blog for any length of time, you might know I shoot quite a few concerts, usually a dozen or so per year. Many of those aren’t exactly A-listers, but this one certainly was. Needtobreathe… I heard of them first from my sister when they were getting started at her university

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For what every music is worth…

For what every music is worth…

What a great subject matter to make the 700th post on the Fledgling Photographer Blog! Concert photography is one of my favorite genres. And it looks like it will be something that I will constantly be called upon to do… all the time… Luckily, it is one of my favorite genres of photography. Up there

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When to run-around…

When to run-around…

Alison Krauss & Union Station played here at Harding University. There’s a hold on the images of the performance proper… until until until until… But here’s some behind the scenes moments – while off the clock – of the hours leading up to the concert itself. Plenty of images coming, but I’ll update whenever that

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Ben Folds… with the NSO.

Ben Folds… with the NSO.

In a rather surreal-feeling moment, I actually WATCHED a concert. I didn’t photograph it, I didn’t cover it as a journalist… I actually attended a concert and sat in normal-people seats. This is the first time in years. Ben Folds played with the Nashville Symphony. All his usually music with symphonic arrangements. Very cool. Very

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Jason Mraz touches Harding University…

Jason Mraz touches Harding University…

In one of the biggest concerts brought to Harding University (ever) Jason Mraz really pleased the crowd. I cover the concert as I usually do as the house photographer, but this time Darren Abate at Press Photo International has graciously agreed to have me on as a contributor. The guys at PPI are definitely worth

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David Cook @ HU

David Cook @ HU

I shot a concert. Just a quick slideshow. Here’s the full version: click here. There is probably plenty I could say about it… but there are far more fun things to talk about. Concert. Dave Cook. American Idol or something like that… done. Stay tuned, -Noah D.

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