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Bikini Bingo

Bikini Bingo

Anya poses in a pink bikini. The top is not a perfect match for the bottom. The top is kind of sparkly triangle top. The bottom is a print–yellow with pink flowers-with side ties. Oddly, no one seemed to notice or complain. Kind of like she was playing bikini [Read More]

Project Runway Season 6

Project Runway Season 6

Project Runway returned to television on August 20th for Season 6 on Lifetime. Sixteen contestants will compete in Los Angeles. Heidi Klum is the host along with Timm Gunn. Here is a clip. Lifetime’s Project Runway official website. [Read More]

Surfin’ UKRA

Surfin’ UKRA

Inna bought this bikini off-the-rack at a boutique in Kiev. The bottom is has a low-rise cut. The bikini top has underwire support and some padding to hold it’s shape. Her swimsuit will be a hit on any beach from Sevastople on the Black Sea to Redondo Beach, L.A. in [Read More]

Remote Stripping of EXIF Meta Data

In a previous article, I wrote about stripping EXIF meta data from jpeg image files to speed up downloads. We used ExifTool by Phil Harvey which runs from the unix command shell. Well suppose you have thousands of jpeg files already on a webserver and you would like to [Read More]

Scene on the Street: Tight White Shorts

Scene on the Street: Tight White Shorts

Tight white shorts are a good choice on a hot summer day. This modern young lady stopped to pose in front of a centuries-old door in Rynok Square in the old town of Lviv, Ukraine. She is also wearing a green pullover top and matching green earrings. Sunglasses are perched [Read More]

Euro Casting 2009: Anya from Kiev

Euro Casting 2009: Anya from Kiev

New model Anya from Kiev [Read More]

Euro Casting 2009: Inna from Kiev

Euro Casting 2009: Inna from Kiev

Introducing Inna. She is 19 years old with brown hair and green eyes. Inna lives Kiev, which is the home of many beautiful girls like her. Inna has some experience working as a bikini model. She speaks Russian. Gallery Information Title: Euro Casting 2009 Model: [Read More]

Harem Pants Look in Lviv

Harem Pants Look in Lviv

A hot new fashion trend is the harem pants look. This girl wore a pair of gray harem pants with string tie. Her top is a green sleeveless tanktop. Open-toe rope-tie heels complete the look. She was photographed on the main pedestrian mall, Prospect Svobody, in Lviv, [Read More]

Happening Manhattan Girl

Happening Manhattan Girl

This trend-setting girl shows a unique fashion style with black boots and edgy white top on Sixth Avenue in New York City. We love New York. It is a great place for trend spotting. Hey life look at me, I can see the reality Cause when you shook me, took me out of my world I [Read More]

Hotel Saint Peterburg, Kiev

Hotel Saint Peterburg, Kiev

One of the places I stayed at while in Kiev was the Hotel Saint Petersburg. It is in a great location right in the city center. It is on Boulevard Taras Shevchenko, just across from the Bessarabska Rynok, which is a big indoor market. Kiev’s main drag Kreshatyk is [Read More]

Back in the USSA

I left the former USSR and now I am back in the USSA. I was behind the “iron curtain” for over a year. Now I am back behind the golden curtain–the Big Apple, New York City. I flew into JFK airport in New York and stayed in midtown Manhattan near Penn [Read More]

Euro Casting 2009: Viktoriya from Ukraine

Euro Casting 2009: Viktoriya from Ukraine

Introducing Viktoriya. She has 19 years old with blonde hair and brown eyes. Viktoriya lives in Kiev, the capital city of Ukraine. Viktoriya was discovered one summer day by one of our talent scouts while she was out shopping on Kreshatyk Street in center of Kiev. The next [Read More]

Miracle on 34th Street

Miracle on 34th Street

The miracle on 34th Street in midtown Manhattan is Macy’s Department store, the granddaddy of all department stores. This young women came all the way from Minnesota to shop at Macy’s. She wore a black skirt, white t-shirt and tan vest for the momentous [Read More]

Digital Camera Sensor Size

In a previous article I wrote how the sensor size in your digital camera makes a big difference in image quality. All other things being equal, bigger sensors are better. But camera manufacturers make it difficult to find out how big your camera’s sensor is. Here is a [Read More]

Trouble in River City

Trouble in River City

Alenka explores a wooded riverbank along the Dnipro river in Kiev. She is wearing 1-piece swimsuit with cutaway sides. What is she looking for? Maybe trouble in river city. Ya got trouble, Right here in River city! With a capital “T” And that rhymes with [Read More]

Introducing The Roving Photographer Travel Blog

The Roving Photographer blog is going to take on an expanded role at Laguna Beach Bikini. The original idea has been just to report where in the world the roving photographer is at any time. This is fine, but it occured to the LBB editorial board that our photographer must [Read More]

Photoshoot at Hydropark, Kiev

Photoshoot at Hydropark, Kiev

I made arrangements for a beach shoot with Alenka who is a professional model in Kiev. (She is the girl on the right in the picture above.) I already photographed her once before. Alenka said she would stop by my hotel in a taxicab and pick me up for a photoshoot. I waited [Read More]

Double Trouble

Double Trouble

Anya and Inna are twice the fun, or maybe twice the trouble. They wear matching dresses while  communing with nature like wood nymphs in a green grassy garden. Anya’s dress is white with red flowers. Inna’s is white with blue flowers. Well you’ve heard [Read More]

Fly Aerosvit Kiev to JFK

Fly Aerosvit Kiev to JFK

All photos courtesy of Amazing Travel Photos I have to take care of some business back home, so I returned to the U.S. on Saturday. I flew on Aerosvit Flight 131 from Kiev, Borispol Aeroport to New York’s JFK airport. Aerosvit flies direct from Kiev to JFK five days [Read More]

Nature Photoshoot with Anya and Inna

Nature Photoshoot with Anya and Inna

Anya and Inna, two beautiful Ukrainian girls, expressed an interest in modeling. Anya is the blonde. Inna is the brunette. So we scheduled a photoshoot with them in a lovely natural setting at Botanitsky Sad (Botanical Garden) in Kiev. We made plans to meet at the metro [Read More]

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