The personal blog of photojournalist Noah Darnell.

Backwater Mississippi and some gear…

Backwater Mississippi and some gear…

This photo above was made in a cypress grove north of Jackson, MS.   Some people may be interested in the rig. The bicycle is a Jamis Aurora Elite (I believe it is the 2011 model) with significant modifications. including low-ride Tubus racks up front and Tubus super-light rear. All bags and panniers are Ortlieb

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Concerning landscape photographs…

Concerning landscape photographs…

They concern me. Greatly. For most black & white conversions, I do simple things. Silver Efex is really great for fine-tuning black and white for large prints, but it’s kind of a slow process: it adds another step, another program, etc. I don’t use it every time. But black and white landscapes seem to be

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“I don’t really have studios…”

“I don’t really have studios…”

It is the natural tendency of a photojournalist to forget to explore his own world. He delves into the realm of the “others” so much that he forgets to pull of to the side of the road, walk into the field, and see how his neighbor lives; in the place that he passes each day,

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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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