Talking to Models: TSJ Interviews Marina Romanova

TSJ TALKS TO PRETTY LADY Marina Romanova. The Ukranian model is a full-time bombshell, and is all-over awesome. Check out our gallery, below, for evidence of these facts.

Where are you from?
I am originally from Ukraine, from a city called Sevastopol. It’s an international seaport on the Black Sea. I grew up seeing people from all around the world and I knew that someday I’d be going places and doing cool things, too!

How long have you been modeling?
I’ve been modeling since 2006. I always wanted to give it a try, so one day I told myself, “Let’s do this!” After my first shoot, I was hooked! I never feel more alive than when I’m in front of the camera. When I shoot, I can’t wait to see the images. I feel like a little kid and it’s Christmas all over again!

What has been your favorite shoot so far?
That’s impossible to say. I’ve been to so many places. I’ve shot overseas in Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Greece and Cancun. I’ve shot incredible images in Wyoming, Arizona, Florida, Virginia, Maryland, and even Iowa! Each place I shoot has its own unique magic to it, which makes it special.

What did you do last weekend?
The weather was gorgeous, so I made the most of it! I went out and toured Washington, DC. Even though it is close to me, there’s still so much to do there! There’s countless museums, parks, monuments to see. I love shopping in Georgetown (especially Ralph Lauren). And at night, the nightclubs are hopping!

What do you hope to accomplish over your modeling career?
I think one of my biggest accomplishments is getting to shoot with some of the most talented people in the industry. I want to look back on my work 10, 20, 30 years from now and still think, “Damn, that is some awesome stuff I’ve done so far!” I also want to keep shooting in new locations, seeing new sites, meeting new people, shooting new concepts and styles. As long as this career stays an adventure, you’ll see me out there, blazing my trail!

Where can people find you online?
Well, I’m all over the Internet! I have my personal website,, Facebook, several online modeling sites, like One Model Place, Model Mayhem, Model Brigade, etc.

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