A visual love letter.
I identify with these so much, gosh…
This is so dreamy! I love the black & white picture, and I’ve been trying to tackle it for ages on my film camera. Alas, to try yet again! ;)
I love olivia’s photo diaries, they’re all perfect and cohesive and all the pictures tell a story. This is no exception ✿◕ ‿ ◕✿
I was just wondering, are these like from Olivia’s real camera? I mean, not staged? Cause I thought they were, because first of all the <3 had an 'O' in it (for Olivia?) and also there were no model credits or anything that usually goes on in the bottom of the first picture. Just feeling curious, hope I'll get a response!
These are pics of Olivia’s BF.
Yes they are from my real camera haha! No, not staged. These are of my boyfriend Cooper and I before he left for college.
Aww, that’s so sweet! I didn’t think they were and they’re really great :)
Olivia, these are so sad and beautiful i want to cry.
this makes me tear up. Olivia you are beautiful !
I’m sure it’s been asked before, but Olivia what kind of camera do you use? If it’s just a regular disposable then how do you achieve these beautiful images? Olivia can you please document my life in the hopes that it will look even a fraction as lovely as this???
These were taken with an Olympus OM-1 and an Olympus Infinity Junior. Haha buy me a plane ticket and sure bb ;)
I broke up with my boyfriend o 4 years.
I started crying when I saw these
All the love in the world to you, MissKnowItAll. It gets better.
I love these.
Also THE YEARBOOK IS AMAZING! But i have to ask: why didn’t you guys put in any other reviews besides the real people ones?
Space! We couldn’t include everything; we couldn’t even include all the stuff we love most.
sorry if this question has been asked already (I’m sure it has, I just haven’t had time to go through all the comments on other pages) but I’m currently in Ireland, so I was excited about getting the Rookie yearbook through the amazon.co.uk link – but it says that it still hasn’t been released? it also doesn’t have a date listed for the release. when can I expect to get it?
thanks, I’m so excited!
You can order it from the American Amazon, but shipping will be expensive. We don’t have a UK release date planned as of now.
oh, okay, thanks anyway – I guess just the fact that amazon.co.uk has it listed is a little misleading? thank you though, hope I find some way of getting it!
Olivia… I’m officially living vicariously through you. kaythxbie.
olivia, way too go! every click made me love this photo album a little more. x
OMG OLIVIA HE’S SO CUTE. And this made me sad… I’m at college for the first time and I miss my friends… :(
I KNOW RIGHT HE’S SO PRETTYYYYY.
You are a lucky lucky girl lol
I love love love the blanket one. It makes me think of my favourite dream when I curled up in a sunbeam on the carpet with my blanket and fell asleep (in my dream).
These are so sweet and intimate just… raw. If that makes sense. You are so so so talented. Thank you so much for sharing such personal stuff with us! <3
You are fabulous.
makes me cry ;(
this is so sweet and cute and your photographs are amazing anD THOSE SHORT SHORTS are wonderful (can i have them?!?)
I keep trying to “continue to checkout” to buy the yearbook, but it’s just telling me that my cart is empty, when it is definatly full of yearbook. whats going on…help!
Did you try buying it from this URL?
Olivia, these are staggeringly beautiful (as always). Seriously, I always get excited when I see a photo series with your name on it because I know its going to rock. You make me want to carry a camera every where I go and take candid shots of the people I love. :)
Thank you so much! And I encourage you to. I think it has let me really get to know all of the people I love even deeper.
These photos are so beautiful <3
a beautiful love.
DYING over picture 7! These are amazing, a beautiful series of photos.
oh lord these are so cute
He totally looks like Bob Dylan!
Amazing, amazing photos :)
Aww, all of the good in love-feelings really come through in these photos :) You really have a talent for capturing atmospheric images that tell a story on their own, Olivia.
They make me think of my boyfriend (we’ve been in a long distance relationship for 2 YEARS) who I haven’t seen for a month :( But he’s coming to visit me tonight, yay <3
NUMBER SEVEN… <3
It's just too beautiful.
Oh, wow. It’s like looking through the eyes of someone in love, something I’ve never experienced. Almost, as if momentarily I could feel what love was like. These are so beautiful, honest and bittersweet. Thank you for sharing these.
so intimate olivia, wonderful.
I’ve been dreaming of taking photos like these someday (when, you know, I get into a relationship or something). <3
these made me tear up
Oh Olivia! These pictures are like a dream. You must be a super special person, your way of seeing life is so beautiful! I wish I had people to take pictures of!!! Kisses for you, dear! <3
These are so jsbxhdbdbxbsbzx love them
Sounds cliche and cheesy but I’m going through heartbreak for the very first time and it hurts so bad and I just burst into tears after looking at the first two pictures. Then I looked through them about five more times with different sad songs playing in the backround. It’s getting better but UGH LOVE SUCKS SO BAD
I really like these photos, you can really see Olvia’s love for her boyfriend in each one of them. So cute. I especially love photo number 6, I think it’s just perfect.
I HAVE THAT BLUE BLANKET
OH MY IM COOL LIKE ROOKIE.
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