Education : During Leibovitz high school career she wrote music and played guitar. She developed an interest in painting and attended the San Francisco Art Institute, in 1967. While on vacation from school, her and her mother took a trip to Japan where she bought her first camera. When Leibovitz returned back to college she enrolled in a photography class and completely fell in love with the idea. Leibovitz states "I was totally seduced by the wonderment of it all. To see something that afternoon and have it materialized before your eyes that same day. It was real immediacy to it. I lived in a dark room"
Early Career : Leibovitz applied for a job at Rolling Stone. Editor Jann Wenner offered her a job as staff photographer and after two years she got promoted to chief photographer. While with Rolling Stone Annie developed her trademark techniques.
Later Career : Leibovitz collection of 200 photos were exhibited at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington D.C. In 1996, Leibovitz worked as the official photographer of the Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia.
Leibovitz published more than 1 book and was the first women to get honored.
Sites : http://www.biography.com/people/annie-leibovitz-9542372#later-work