The personal blog of photojournalist Noah Darnell.

Planting homes…

Planting homes…

On Saturday of Homecoming, the new student housing on campus was christened. But of course, Homecoming is capped off with a football game. . . The game, honestly, was ridiculous: Harding won 76 to 23. Not even reasonable… Fumbles and interceptions and blocked field goal attempts… It was the highest scoring game I’ve ever shot.

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A complete run around a field…

A complete run around a field…

I don’t shoot football like I used to. I mean that both literally and conceptually. I seldom photograph football games anymore. But, also, I shoot football like I shoot any feature story: the whole scene is the story. To only have the goings-on of the area between the sidelines is a small fraction of what

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Winning, queens, and not the end…

Winning, queens, and not the end…

Anyone who actually knows me, I don’t put too much thought into athletic competitions. I’ve never yelled at the television because a team was losing or winning if I even watch it at all. And it is not because I don’t know anything about it. Shooting my fair share of football, volleyball, soccer, baseball, rugby,

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An unfortunate fall to bear…

An unfortunate fall to bear…

It was one of those tough games to see end. On Saturday I drove a while with fellow photographer Jeff Montgomery and shot a football game. The team was on the road. I haven’t posted a straight photo blog in a while, but football games don’t lend themselves to excessively deep musings. So… Harding vs

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The coming of a home…

The coming of a home…

For all intents and purposes, Homecoming is one of those weeks/weekends that allow for photographs that represent what the university really could be. Its when all the parking lots are full, the sidewalks and quad are crowded with people, and the crowd in the stadium exceeds capacity. And its the day when the football team

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What happens at football…

What happens at football…

…does not stay with football. I kinda like shooting football, but I really enjoy shooting what goes on around football. Touchdowns a’plenty at the game this afternoon. Touchdowns and stolen touchdowns… We had quite a few interceptions robbing them of a couple extra points. But… always drawn back to the quieter moments. Stay tuned, -Noah

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