03/11/2013 02:34 pm ET

Young Annie Leibovitz Caught On Camera Talking About Her Early Iconic Works (VIDEO)

Her hair is lighter and her glasses are a bit larger, but it's not hard to tell the young photographer in this undated video discussing the ups and downs of an early career is Annie Leibowitz.

The mini blast from the past, which we came across on Peta Pixel, shows the famous photographer describing what it was like to shoot iconic figures like Steve Martin, Jerry Lewis, and John Lennon and Yoko Ono. Hiding behind some massive glasses perched precariously on the tip of her nose, she says, "I worked with Lily Tomlin and Richard Pryor [when] you know, no one knew their names." She goes on to explain the story behind the iconic Steve Martin abstract expressionist photo after seeing a Franz Kline painting in his living room.

"I can't really say I've had much of a life outside of photography. I think I lived inside my pictures," she confesses.

Watch the video above and let us know what you think of early Annie in the comments. For a peek at her memorable magazine covers, scroll through the slideshow below.

Annie Leibovitz "Vanity Fair" Covers