The Oregon native, who now resides in Brooklyn (self-sufficiently, we might add!), has been behind the lens for seven years now, and turned professional at the age of 15. In addition to being featured in galleries all over the world, the phenom recently shot Girls star Zosia Mamet for The New York Times Magazine — seriously.
So, just how did Olivia manage to break her way into the biz? Plain hard work and perseverance. "Nothing gets in my way, because I don't accept anything getting in my way," she told a TedX conference in Amsterdam. How's that for some inspiration? Read Olivia's full story over at The Guardian, and keep this feisty lady in mind the next time you've got a lack of motivation. (The Guardian)
Photo: Via OliviaBee.com/The Guardian