The personal blog of photojournalist Noah Darnell.

All that is there you see…

All that is there you see…

Simple post today, finishing out my excursion down south: Notes from an orphanage. Keep in mind that there are a lot of people in this world. If you live in the United States and all that privilege that comes with it, you are the minority… not the other way around. If you live on more

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This is not unusual…

This is not unusual…

Today I visited an unusual situation. Though, not because it is actually “not typical” all over the world – yes, even in the States – but because I had never seen it for myself but had heard of it for a long time. What you are seeing here is a migrant worker farm. Many of

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A smile shape in a giggling line…

A smile shape in a giggling line…

Certain days begin to take on themes. It doesn’t always happen, but some days go much further than others. Today’s images take on a certain symmetry. Lines and forms. Shapes and contrasts… And just plain “lines”… figurative and literal. Patterns. Shapes. Symmetry. Or maybe its there all the time. It just takes a certain paying-attention-ness

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Pure happy betwixt…

Pure happy betwixt…

After viewing many of these photographs that follow, you will hardly believe that they were taken the same day, before and after the story in the previous blog post. . Not only does life go on. But this is what makes life so bizarre. And amazing. From quiet moments of meditation… …to moments completely devoid

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The human I saw in passing…

The human I saw in passing…

On the day a child was buried, I was there. On the day a child was buried, as his body was being loaded into the back of his father’s pick-up truck to be taken to the graveyard… … and as the casket was being carried out of the church, a huge garbage truck rumbled by

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By the graces of so much more…

By the graces of so much more…

Where is San Quintin? Somewhere in that tail off Mexico. There’s pretty much one paved road and the rest of it is sparsely populated, it never rains, unnaturally cold year round. Now, if ever you were to see this place yourself, this is what you would see: Spend more than a few minutes there and

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Coming up from above…

Coming up from above…

Today was a long drive. And that pretty much sums up the day. But to sum up an entire day’s worth of time without any images? That would surely be a travesty. So, I might as well introduce you to my travel buddy on this trip: my Dad. This trip is designed around medical aid

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