Music culture the casino

A few television shows also show Genting casino attractions, from dramas like Las Vegas to televised live shows and events. And of course, who would forget that episode of Friends in which they go to Las Vegas to visit Joey, or in The Simpsons when Homer teaches Ned Flanders the right way to live, taking him to the city of sin in the They get married with two waitresses without knowing it.

There are fewer literary works that we can recognize immediately linked to the casino than to television or movies, but still there are a lot of examples.

Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s short novel, The Gambler, is about a young man in the nineteenth century who bets large sums of money at the casino playing roulette. Graham Greene’s Loser Takes All takes place in Monte Carlo, while Casino Royale, Ian Fleming’s first novel about James Bond, presents an unforgettable game of baccarat.

Al Alvarez is recognized for his contribution to the spread of poker, thanks to his book The Biggest Game in Town. This one stands out because instead of focusing on the analysis of the game, it does so in the characters of the professional poker world.

But perhaps the most famous book of recent times related to the casino, is: Bringing Down the House: The Inside Story of Six MIT Students Who Took Vegas for Millions. The author Ben Mezrich, tells the true story of some American college students who used card counting techniques to earn millions of dollars in the casinos of Las Vegas, playing blackjack. Hollywood captured the book in the movie called 21, starring Kevin Spacey.

In music culture the casino has not gone unnoticed either. Pop music through the years has penetrated the world of slots and blackjack, roulette and poker. In fact, the casinos themselves often provide great venues for live bands and singers. Las Vegas casinos in particular are known for hosting shows by great artists such as Britney Spears and Celine Dion.

Professional Photography

And I did not understand it, because for the kind of photos he does, for my ingenious, great, original and creative taste, he does not need a SLR. You could do them with a mobile or even with a camera made with a cardboard box.

Because he has that gift, that photographic eye. That’s why today I write this article, to demystify good cameras and support mobile photography. And to encourage all those people who have a photographic eye, but not a reflex, to continue creating photography.

There are good photographers who have discovered sports photographer Hong Kong thanks to the camera on their mobile phone and, in fact, their iPhone has taken them far into this world. Does photographing with a phone make you a worse photographer? Not at all. To be a sports photographer Hong Kong, what is really important is to have the sensitivity and the photographic eye to reach the public and to get excited. Today there are telephones in the market with very good optics. There are also very bad cameras, or they do not work just because you press the button and it takes two seconds to shoot, so goodbye photo!

Now, before I continue I have to make a clarification. I’m not talking about professional photography. Obviously I speak of photography from a creative, artistic point of view. Of course you’re not going to cover a wedding report with a mobile phone! Neither a fashion catalog nor a newborn session. The SLR camera offers a type of performance at a professional level but that does not have to be essential at a creative or artistic level.

I’ve been thrilled with photos taken with the phone and yet I’ve been impassive with others shot with one of the best cameras on the market. I’ve seen empty reflex photos, soulless, in which I have not stopped a nanosecond. Art is not in the quality of the camera but in the sensitivity of the person who supports it. It is like that.