The personal blog of photojournalist Noah Darnell.

The restoration of Haonavy.com…

The restoration of Haonavy.com…

"To have no time for philosophy is to be a true philosopher." ~Blaise Pascal In the living of life one can be too busy to take a picture. Let's try to remedy that.

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A cold first of the year…

A cold first of the year…

The first day of 2013 has turned out to be rather… unenthusiastic. But that’s okay! Even though it seemed that the sun never really came up today, the thing about thick fog is that it is photogenic. I’m excited about this project. I was excited to see the fog today, but I will be happy

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A wish upon a ‘Chrome…

A wish upon a ‘Chrome…

I’ve been experimenting with that elusive digital “Kodachrome” look recently. I’m not entirely pleased by the saturation of the sky, but otherwise, not completely awful… . I’m especially pleased by the moderate burns in the highlights that is generally my experience with slide films. . Fairly far from the real thing, it still has that

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In water, on water…

In water, on water…

Just a little ride around the lake and some wakeboarding action… “To desire nothing beyond what you have is surely happiness. Aboard a boat, it is frequently possible to achieve just that: That is why sailing is a way of life, one of the finest of lives.” ~Carleton Mitchell . Stay tuned… -Noah D.

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Old people, young people, and beautiful light…

Old people, young people, and beautiful light…

Before I knew anything at all about photography, I knew the name Leon Kennamer. For old-school photographers, they might know that name. For those of you in the modern era of tiny high-power, remote control flashes, think David Hobby (Strobist) or Joe McNally but in reverse. Instead of adding lights whenever needed, you start with

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Admit to the floaties…

Admit to the floaties…

One of those rare days I actually get to go out on the lake. I grew up on this lake. The last few years of high school and first couple years of college, I spent massive blocks of time in the water. Whether it was powerboats or sailboats, wakeboarding or just swimming around or lounging

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A celebration of sorts…

A celebration of sorts…

In continuation of yesterday, Alabama won the region’s Dixie Pre-majors World Series championship. They’ll go on to Nationals now, I guess. . Stay tuned, -noahd

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A little out of order, but…

A little out of order, but…

Yeah, I know these photos are a little out of order – the New Years festivities in NYC were last week – but Christmas slash New Years was a bit wild this year… …do forgive. But, the camera was out for Christmas as well, even if the blog doesn’t reflect that. Promise. Christmas was full

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“The hills are alive…”

“The hills are alive…”

** ORIGINALLY POSTED: 6 Aug 2008 ** Yes, just like any photographer attempting to do a good job, one must spend an ample amount of time with the job to make sure he covers all his shots. Plenty of atmosphere… plenty of wide shots… plenty of tight shots… and plenty of those little obscure shots

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