About

“There is a sparkle that certain people have in their eye when they are fearlessly living their dreams. They have a peace about their face that so many don’t have. They have a genuine glow about them because nothing is more joyous than being free. If you ever see photographer Carol Oliva enter a room , you know with nanosecond that she is one of these blessed peolple.”
-Tiff Hervey , editor , Free Surf Magazine 2008
Carol Oliva was born in Curitiba, Brazil where she fell in love with photography at age fifteen . She majored in Visual Arts at the University of Tuiuti do Parana, Brazil. Carol has lived in Hawaii for the past eight years and resides with her husband, videographer Justin Riddleberger and their son, Konan.
She is one of the very few women to sucessfully pursue surf photography.She also pursue a sucessuful career in the fields of portrait, commercial and wedding photography. Her work has been featured in many magazines worldwide from Brazil to Japan and ,of course,Hawaii. Her fine art photography also have been exhibitted in different galleries.Her passion for art is easily appreciated through her photographs capturing the exceptional moments of life.
“There is a sparkle that certain people have in their eye when they are fearlessly living their dreams. They have a peace about their face that so many don’t have. They have a genuine glow about them because nothing is more joyous than being free. If you ever see photographer Carol Oliva enter a room , you know with nanosecond that she is one of these blessed peolple.”
-Tiff Hervey , editor , Free Surf Magazine 2008
Carol Oliva was born in Curitiba, Brazil where she fell in love with photography at age fifteen . She majored in Visual Arts at the University of Tuiuti do Parana, Brazil. Carol has lived in Hawaii for the past eight years and resides with her husband, videographer Justin Riddleberger and their son, Konan.
She is one of the very few women to sucessfully pursue surf photography.She also pursue a sucessuful career in the fields of portrait, commercial and wedding photography. Her work has been featured in many magazines worldwide from Brazil to Japan and ,of course,Hawaii. Her fine art photography also have been exhibitted in different galleries.Her passion for art is easily appreciated through her photographs capturing the exceptional moments of life.