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So after some days of high life, pure chaos and some pretty exhausting commissions.. i’m back in my wordpress to finally post the photos from Las Vegas.

One thing i want to say is that i didn’t have much time and power left to take good photos in LV because i was there for a commission in the first place. I was shooting for two magazines almost every day for 5-7 hours and the heat also is challenging at first.

I’m not posting any of the work i did for the magazine because it would be way too much and is not of my primary interest.

I’m starting with a selection of black and white photos from the World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event.

All i know is that i will go to Vegas next year and will be prepared to take some good photos. Now this is what i still got for you, i hope it’s any enjoyable !

comments
  1. Great entry, too many great shots to start listing the ones I really like :)

    Comment by Eduard — August 31, 2009 @ 5:50 pm
  2. nice post. Blog feed is working again.

    Comment by Ryan Marr — August 31, 2009 @ 5:55 pm
  3. The sun went down and came up again while I read this blog! I think. I’m actually in a cardroom in London reading this after being busted from a tournament.

    My favourite shot is of the woman eating food in the food hall. Awesome stuff

    Comment by James. — August 31, 2009 @ 6:13 pm
  4. I wrote a pile of stuff here and my comp decided to submit the comment before I was finished, and it didn’t even post all of it.

    Anyway Vegas is a very weird place – we met a guy in a small Cafe at 4am and he showed us pics on his cam – they hired a prostitue and took pics of them hosing her down by a pool while she was naked… madness. Prostitutes often walk through the casinos approaching people; the dealers tend to recognise most of them. I’m surprised you walked outside so much – we got taxis everywhere. That said we didn’t leave the strip apart from the go to Fremont St.

    Did you see any shows?

    Regards

    Comment by James. — August 31, 2009 @ 6:16 pm
  5. haha, schön zu sehn dass du dich nicht verändert hast :)
    weiter so

    Comment by Linus — August 31, 2009 @ 6:17 pm
  6. great one mate, thanks a lot for all this, i REALLY APPRECIATE the effort to share all this.

    and in the last one you caught the mammatus clouds, i think it’s the first time i saw them on film and not digital ;)

    Comment by adam kozlowski — August 31, 2009 @ 6:46 pm
  7. guess i’ve been melancholy these past few days but as much as i loved seeing your photographs, which are always beautiful, it made me miss the days we got to hang out in los angeles and dirty-vegas.

    both j and i had an amazing time.

    murphy says hello as well.

    Comment by chris — August 31, 2009 @ 7:02 pm
  8. http://severinkoller.at/blog/wp-content/gallery/las_vegas_4/L1015558.jpg das mag ich irgendwie sehr. das ist so echt. die frau blickt dich auf eine nette art an und besonders mag ich den ausdruck von ihr links “was, du machst das jetzt echt?!” ;-)

    http://severinkoller.at/blog/wp-content/gallery/img18566s/IMG18703s.jpg
    sieht printig aus. erinnert mich lustigerweise an die wartehalle der stane island ferry in ny. siehst du ja dann ;-)

    http://severinkoller.at/blog/wp-content/gallery/las_vegas_4/L1015559.jpg
    blank stare flashmob?

    und bei dem fotos das ich von dir gemacht hab, hab ich ja auf die hände fokussiert! naja. auch interessant.

    Comment by mímí — August 31, 2009 @ 7:27 pm
  9. I never said I was photogenic. ha!

    Great stuff as always. I’ll be doing a tour of Europe in Spring of 2010. Hopefully we can meet up for a Vodka Lemon. :)

    Anyway, it was cool to meet you and sorry about dragging you to see Harry Potter. That was a waste of time and money. :P

    Cheers.

    Comment by carlos — August 31, 2009 @ 7:57 pm
  10. hmm i’m sure i left a comment earlier.

    Comment by James — August 31, 2009 @ 9:30 pm
  11. if this was to be a one shot post,

    http://severinkoller.at/blog/wp-content/gallery/las_vegas_3/IMG18545s.jpg

    Comment by tomé — August 31, 2009 @ 11:09 pm
  12. I like this blog, I rarely have the chance to see so huge coverage of subject. The fact that you’re not american give you freedom and obviously you have devotion and patience.

    I would explore more your blog. I remember you were good with architecture, but you do a good job with documenting event.

    Maxime

    Comment by Filigrane — September 1, 2009 @ 12:03 am
  13. 3rd photo… dude that’s Charles Barkley! Legend!

    Comment by stelios — September 1, 2009 @ 12:42 am
  14. awesome photos as usual. The drunk photos are the best haha. Sounds like you had a good time. Im curious though, do you just point your camera at anyone in the street and shoot? Do ppl get pissed off at you? Or are they happy to be on camera, even the fat ones…?

    cheers
    jono

    Comment by jono — September 1, 2009 @ 12:57 am
  15. Nice post :)

    Comment by QuinTor — September 1, 2009 @ 5:49 am
  16. http://severinkoller.at/blog/wp-content/gallery/las_vegas_4/L1015596.jpg
    wie belichtet man sowas am besten?

    Comment by fabian — September 1, 2009 @ 3:03 pm
  17. Great, as always. Though, I think I may have liked your previous post two posts even more.

    Comment by Arseni — September 2, 2009 @ 12:19 am
  18. Hi!! I found your blog reading Chris’s one! i just love your shots and your style!!!
    Awesome!!

    Comment by Luca — September 2, 2009 @ 10:42 am
  19. big ups mr. K

    Comment by r4 — September 3, 2009 @ 10:06 am
  20. damn it severin, really very good. i am glad you seemed to have enjoyed yourself and got home safely. like to highlight a few favorites that haven’t been revisited in the comments yet;
    http://severinkoller.at/blog/wp-content/gallery/las_vegas2/IMG18352s.jpg
    killer balance.
    http://severinkoller.at/blog/wp-content/gallery/las_vegas_3/IMG18555s.jpg
    again.
    http://severinkoller.at/blog/wp-content/gallery/las_vegas_4/IMG18458s.jpg
    again. the logic in these frames is very accessible but original. impressive stuff. thanks for going through the trouble of posting.

    Comment by zach — September 4, 2009 @ 9:30 am
  21. Really nice post. Thanks for sharing.

    Comment by Max H — September 4, 2009 @ 10:16 am
  22. Absolutely amazing photos. I don’t have a favorite here, because each one of them shows a single perfect moment.

    Comment by Igor Klajo — September 6, 2009 @ 11:44 am

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