Throughout history, there have been many women photographers who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great female photographers such as Annie Leibovitz, Helena Christensen, Diane Arbus, Shirin Neshat, Berenice Abbott.The women photographers featured in this list are from United States, United Kingdom, Canada & Australia and many more countries.
Linda Louise McCartneyLinda McCartney
(Photographer, Musician)

24 September 1941

American

Helena ChristensenHelena Christensen
(Danish photographer)

25 December 1968

Danish

Alexandra HedisonAlexandra Hedison
(Photographer, Actress, Director)

10 July 1969

American

Annie LeibovitzAnnie Leibovitz
(Portrait Photographer)

02 October 1949

American

Susan MikulaSusan Mikula
(Photographer, Rachel Maddow’s Partner)

1958 AD

American

Berry BerensonBerry Berenson
(Photographer)

14 April 1948

American

Diane ArbusDiane Arbus
(Photographer)

14 March 1923

American

Cynthia DanielCynthia Daniel
(Photographer)

17 March 1976

American

Arlene AldaArlene Alda
(Musician, Photographer, Writer)

12 March 1933

American

Shirin NeshatShirin Neshat
(Artist, Activist)

26 March 1957

Iranian

Berenice AbbottBerenice Abbott
(American photographer)

17 July 1898

American

Sasha CzackSasha Czack
(Photographer)

17 July 1950

American

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Carin van der DonkCarin van der Donk
(Model)

1970 AD

Dutch

Martina JonesMartina Jones
(Model)

Swedish,American

Gisela GettyGisela Getty
(Photographer)

03 April 1949

German

Lillian LiuLillian Liu
(Photographer, Digital Artist)

14 July 1992

Canadian

Tasya van ReeTasya van Ree
(Photographer)

30 April 1976

American

Leni RiefenstahlLeni Riefenstahl
(Film director, Actor, Photographer, Film producer, Film editor, Screenwriter)

22 August 1902

German

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Gina LollobrigidaGina Lollobrigida
(Actor, Photographer, Sculptor, Journalist)

04 July 1927

Italian

Penny LancasterPenny Lancaster
(Model, Photographer)

15 March 1971

British

Dorothea LangeDorothea Lange
(Journalist, Photographer, Artist, Photojournalist)

26 May 1895

American

Mary McCartneyMary McCartney
(Photographer)

28 August 1969

British

Melissa Auf der MaurMelissa Auf der Maur
(Singer-songwriter, Photographer, Film producer, Musician, Blogger, Actor, Singer, Guitarist, Model, Record producer)

17 March 1972

Canadian

Minnie WeiszMinnie Weisz

British

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Cindy ShermanCindy Sherman
(Photographer, Film director)

19 January 1954

American

Hiam AbbassHiam Abbass
(Actor, Film director, Photographer, Screenwriter, Film actor, Director)

30 November 1960

French,Israeli

Dora MaarDora Maar
(Photographer, Artist, Painter, Poet, Choreographer, Sculptor, Model)

22 November 1907

French

Lee MillerLee Miller
(War correspondent, Photographer, War photographer, Photojournalist, Model, Journalist)

23 April 1907

American

Francesca WoodmanFrancesca Woodman
(Photographer)

03 April 1958

American

Stephanie ShehStephanie Sheh
(Voice actor, Actor, Screenwriter, Audio engineer, Television producer, Photographer, Singer)

10 April 1977

American

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Astrid KirchherrAstrid Kirchherr
(Photographer)

20 May 1938

German

Nan GoldinNan Goldin
(Photographer)

12 September 1953

American

Sally MannSally Mann
(Photographer)

01 May 1951

American

Marella AgnelliMarella Agnelli
(Art collector, Autobiographer, Photographer, Socialite)

04 May 1927

Italian

Scarlet PageScarlet Page
(Photographer)

24 March 1971

British

Margaret Bourke-WhiteMargaret Bourke-White
(Photographer, War photographer, Photojournalist, Journalist)

14 June 1904

American

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Julia Margaret CameronJulia Margaret Cameron
(Photographer)

11 June 1815

British

Jill GibsonJill Gibson
(Painter, Photographer, Singer, Songwriter)

18 June 1942

American

Jennifer LyonJennifer Lyon
(Actor)

27 February 1972

American

Laurie SimmonsLaurie Simmons
(Photographer)

03 October 1949

American

Suze RandallSuze Randall
(Nurse, Photographer, Model, Director, Glamour model)

18 May 1946

British

Gerda TaroGerda Taro
(Photographer, Artist, War photographer, Photojournalist, Journalist)

01 August 1910

German

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Sylvia PlachySylvia Plachy
(Photographer)

24 May 1943

American

Holly RandallHolly Randall
(Photographer)

05 September 1978

American

Pamella BordesPamella Bordes
(photographer, beauty pageant contestant)

1961 AD

British

Yelena YemchukYelena Yemchuk
(Painter, Photographer)

22 April 1970

American

Sophie CalleSophie Calle
(Photographer, Visual artist, Writer, Choreographer)

09 October 1953

French

Emmanuelle RivaEmmanuelle Riva
(Actor, Photographer, Poet)

24 February 1927

French

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Taryn SimonTaryn Simon
(Photographer)

04 February 1975

American

Floria SigismondiFloria Sigismondi
(film director, photographer, screenwriter, music video director)

1965 AD

Canadian

Mary Ellen MarkMary Ellen Mark
(Photographer, Photojournalist, Screenwriter, Journalist)

20 March 1940

American

Carrie NuttallCarrie Nuttall

American

Anne GeddesAnne Geddes
(Photographer, Businessperson, Entrepreneur)

13 September 1956

Australian

Méret OppenheimMéret Oppenheim
(Photographer, Writer, Painter, Model, Visual artist)

06 October 1913

Swiss,German

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Bunny YeagerBunny Yeager
(photographer, model)

13 March 1930

American

Ellen von UnwerthEllen von Unwerth
(photographer)

1954 AD

German

Alison LapperAlison Lapper
(Painter, Photographer)

07 April 1965

British

Helen LevittHelen Levitt
(Photographer, Cinematographer, Screenwriter)

31 August 1913

American

Gertrude KäsebierGertrude Käsebier
(Photographer)

18 May 1852

American

Vanessa BeecroftVanessa Beecroft
(Painter, Photographer, Sculptor)

25 April 1969

Italian

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Rineke DijkstraRineke Dijkstra
(Photographer)

02 June 1959

Deborah AndersonDeborah Anderson
(Photographer, Singer)

16 December 1970

British

Eve ArnoldEve Arnold
(Journalist, Photographer, Photojournalist)

21 April 1912

American

Sandy SkoglundSandy Skoglund
(Photographer)

05 September 1946

American

Janet ParkerJanet Parker

1938 AD

British

Jill GreenbergJill Greenberg
(photographer)

10 July 1967

American

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Fay GodwinFay Godwin
(Photographer)

17 February 1931

British

Elsbeth JudaElsbeth Juda
(Photographer, Art collector, Opinion journalist)

02 May 1911

German,British