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San Diego, California USA

San Diego, California USA

Photo courtesy of Amazing Travel Photos Perfect weather year round, Blue skies, blue Pacific water–what more could you ask for? San Diego is one of the nicest cities in America to live. Or to visit. San Diego is home to the San Diego Padres baseball team, the San [Read More]

Orange County Coeds

Orange County Coeds

Photo courtesy of Street Scene Photo These two girls were walking between classes when they posed for our trend-spotting photographer. Both of these Orange County college students have colorful print tops over trousers. [Read More]

Preserving Old World Customs

Everyone knows that the USA is a land of immigrants. Around the end of the 19th century and early 20th century there were massive waves of immigrants from Europe. Many came from Italy and Eastern Europe and settled all throughout America. As a result, many U.S. cities from [Read More]

2012: The Movie

2012: The Movie

The Mayan calendar ends in 2012. Some people believe that on the winter solstice of 2012 a cataclysmic event will end the world as we know it. That is the basis for the latest disaster movie from Hollywood: 2012. But we have come a long way from the Poseidon Adventure in [Read More]

Travel Planet Organizational Notes

A few organizational notes here. The Roving Photographer column, which is my personal travel blog, is now a part of Travel Planet. Travel Planet also has a section for food and drink called Bon Appetit, a section for covering travel accommodation called Hotels & Hostels [Read More]

Fender Bender

Fender Bender

Photo courtesy of Pictor Photo Archives. Shot on Film and scanned onto Kodak PhotoCD Here is a classic glamor-style picture: a hot girl with an electric guitar. It was shot on film. Maybe I would call this a pin-up style picture. Production Notes Shot in a small photo [Read More]

More Amtrak Surfliner

More Amtrak Surfliner

Photo courtesy of Amazing Travel Photos The Amtrak Sufliner goes from San Luis Obispo down to San Diego. It is one of the most scenic rides I have been on. I highly recommend it to anyone that likes to travel by train. You can either start in San Diego and go north, or [Read More]

Solitaire Jumpsuit

Solitaire Jumpsuit

Photo courtesy of Pictor Photo Archives This model wore a brown jumpsuit with a brown garrison belt, the perfect outfit for an exciting game of solitaire. A man comes. He travels quickly. He has purpose. He comes over water. He travels with others. He will oppose. He brings [Read More]

Amtrak Surfliner to San Diego

Amtrak Surfliner to San Diego

Photo courtesy of Amazing Travel Photos “All Aboard! Next stop San Diego!” The Amtrak locomotive is sitting in San Diego’s Santa Fe station which is the main railway station. It is located right downtown in beautiful sunny San Diego. I had just stepped off [Read More]

Flower Power Boots

Flower Power Boots

Photo courtesy of Street Scene Photo Trend-spotting in Orange County, California. This theatre major has unique 1960s-inspired “flower-power” boots. She has a bright-red zipped hoodie, over a green/black checkered shirtdress that buttons up the front. [Read More]

Classic California Beach Girl

Classic California Beach Girl

Photo courtesy of Pictor Photo Archives. Shot on Film and scanned onto Kodak PhotoCD The model, Shauna, is the classic California beach girl–the kind that Jan and Dean would sing about back during the Golden Age of surf music in the 1960’s. Shauna is a very [Read More]

High Flying Sky Pilot

High Flying Sky Pilot

He blesses the boys as they stand in line The smell of gun grease and the bayonets they shine He’s there to help them all that he can To make them feel wanted he’s a good holy man Sky Pilot. Eric Burdon and the Animals November in southern California at the [Read More]

Orange County Freeways

Orange County Freeways

At the beginning of November I flew from Buenos Aires, Argentina to Orange County’s John Wayne Airport on Continental Airlines. The route went through Houston, Texas, which is a Continental Airlines hub, and then Newark Airport on the east coast before flying to [Read More]

Unemployment Spreads Across America

At LBB magazine we don’t often write about economics, but this economic crisis and recession has effected just about every business in the country included ours. During economic downturns, businesses traditionally cut expenses by laying off workers. Companies also [Read More]

House in Laguna

House in Laguna

While visiting Laguna Beach, California, I spotted this lovely, storybook home with shutters and a bay window. There was a beautiful front garden. It was late in the afternoon on a fall day and the light was quite beautiful. I thought it was all quite picturesque. [Read More]

Big Knitted Scarf

Big Knitted Scarf

Photo courtesy of Street Scene Photo A college student stops for a photo on the OCC campus in Orange County, California . A long, knitted grey scarf tied around her neck and a big yellow shoulder bag create her unique look. She is wearing a simple white T-shirt, grey tights [Read More]

Orange Coast Fashionistas

Orange Coast Fashionistas

Photo courtesy of Street Scene Photo Two fun-loving fashionistas were caught strolling around the campus of Orange Coast College between classes. They stopped to pose for a few seconds and then rushed off to a prior engagement. Both girls are wearing blended-wool [Read More]

Chilly Winds in Central Europe

Chilly Winds in Central Europe

November gets cold in Prague, Czech Republic. Rita, originally from Almaty, Kazakhstan has on a stylish winter coat, blues jeans and knee-high boots. Today’s youtube music video is Chilly Winds by the Osmonds. Thsi is from their album Homemade from 1973. [Read More]

Free Trial of Apple Lightroom 2

Free Trial of Apple Lightroom 2

Adobe Lightroom 2 is the latest version of Adobe’s photo editing and management system. It competes with Apple’s Aperture 2. The retail price of Lightroom is $299 which is $100 more than Aperture. Before buying, you can try it out. They let you download the full [Read More]

California Girl

California Girl

Photo courtesy of Pictor Photo Archives In November, when the most of the rest the North America and all of Europe is getting cold, you can still find girls in bikinis on the beaches of southern California. California Bikini model Shauna is the quintessential California [Read More]

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