The personal blog of photojournalist Noah Darnell.

A solid portrait and a fragment…

A solid portrait and a fragment…

Yesterday, I talked about portraits with un-boring backgrounds. Today, it’s a boring background. However… The portrait up top is an example of what I call a “solid” portrait. While the tightly shot, cinematic portraits of yesterday’s post are of a certain ilk, the portrait here is something different. This portrait does not venture too far

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Editing the background…

Editing the background…

So, I learned early on in photography that backgrounds are a significant part of the photograph. It is basic Photo 101 stuff to talk about “mergers” and distracting backgrounds. Now, with portraits, it is easy to get comfortable with completely solid backgrounds. They’re easy, let’s face it. So… Whenever possible, I really try to do

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Spring Sung…

Spring Sung…

And Spring Sing is – at last – done. Taken backstage before the Saturday Matinee performance. Simple photos… stay tuned… -Noah D.

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Clusters and groups…

Clusters and groups…

My university – similar to other universities – have some sort of thing in the spring that the entire university gets all hyped up about. Well, Spring Sing is our thing. Its like… all the social clubs (read: frats and sororities) compete against each other making up songs and performances in a sort of festival

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