Birds, Wind, Arles

A Note About the Wind and Arles, France

Drifters, What do you first notice when you look at Van Gogh’s Starry Night? Do you see the yellow stars burning in the blue sky? The sleepy village? The cypress tree dominating the foreground of the canvas? The rolling mountainscape? For me, it is the wind, that swirling force of life blowing above the village and through the twinkling darkness. I never really understood the context of the wind in Van Gogh’s painting until I stepped out of a train station not far from St....

14 August 2023 · 3 min · 541 words · Jeremy Bassetti
Street Photography a7 III Cover Image

Street Photography with the Sony a7 III

Introduction In December of 2021, I spent a few days walking the streets of Bordeaux with a Sony a7 III tethered to my wrist.1 After flipping through Sergio Larrain’s book Londres in a bookstore, and reading his wonderful letter to his nephew on how to be a photographer, I felt inspired and set out with the intention of documenting life on the street. The Sony a7 III isn’t marketed or thought of as a street or a travel camera....

29 January 2022 · 8 min · 1648 words · Jeremy Bassetti