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
24 September 1941, American
Photographer, Musician
Helena ChristensenHelena Christensen
25 December 1968, Danish
Danish photographer

Alexandra HedisonAlexandra Hedison
10 July 1969, American
Photographer, Actress, Director

Linda FiorentinoLinda Fiorentino
09 March 1958, American

Annie LeibovitzAnnie Leibovitz
02 October 1949, American
Portrait Photographer

Susan MikulaSusan Mikula
1958 AD, American
Photographer, Rachel Maddow’s Partner
Berry BerensonBerry Berenson
14 April 1948, American

June NewtonJune Newton
03 June 1923, Australian

Cynthia DanielCynthia Daniel
17 March 1976, American

Koo StarkKoo Stark
26 April 1956, American
Actress, Photographer
Diane ArbusDiane Arbus
14 March 1923, American

Arlene AldaArlene Alda
12 March 1933, American
Musician, Photographer, Writer
Shirin NeshatShirin Neshat
26 March 1957, Iranian
Artist, Activist

Berenice AbbottBerenice Abbott
17 July 1898, American
American photographer

Sasha CzackSasha Czack
17 July 1950, American
Carin van der DonkCarin van der Donk
1970 AD, Dutch

Martina JonesMartina Jones
 , Swedish, American
Gianna SantosGianna Santos
31 March 1989, American

Gisela GettyGisela Getty
03 April 1949, German

Lillian LiuLillian Liu
14 July 1992, Canadian
Photographer, Digital Artist
Tasya van ReeTasya van Ree
30 April 1976, American

Hiam AbbassHiam Abbass
30 November 1960, French, Israeli
Actor, Film director, Photographer, Screenwriter,
Leni RiefenstahlLeni Riefenstahl
22 August 1902, German
Film director, Actor, Photographer, Film producer,

Francesca HiltonFrancesca Hilton
10 March 1947, American

Penny LancasterPenny Lancaster
15 March 1971, British
Model, Photographer

Mary McCartneyMary McCartney
28 August 1969, British
Gina LollobrigidaGina Lollobrigida
04 July 1927, Italian
Actor, Photographer, Sculptor, Journalist
Tipper GoreTipper Gore
19 August 1948, American

Cindy ShermanCindy Sherman
19 January 1954, American
Photographer, Film director

Melissa Auf der MaurMelissa Auf der Maur
17 March 1972, Canadian
Singer-songwriter, Photographer, Film producer,

Dora MaarDora Maar
22 November 1907, French
Photographer, Artist, Painter, Poet,
Dorothea LangeDorothea Lange
26 May 1895, American
Journalist, Photographer, Artist, Photojournalist

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Minnie WeiszMinnie Weisz

Alison LapperAlison Lapper
07 April 1965, British
Painter, Photographer

Stephanie ShehStephanie Sheh
10 April 1977, American
Voice actor, Actor, Screenwriter, Audio engineer,

Scarlet PageScarlet Page
24 March 1971, British
Astrid KirchherrAstrid Kirchherr
20 May 1938, German

Nan GoldinNan Goldin
12 September 1953, American
Sally MannSally Mann
01 May 1951, American

Margaret Bourke-WhiteMargaret Bourke-White
14 June 1904, American
Photographer, War photographer, Photojournalist,

Jill GibsonJill Gibson
18 June 1942, American
Painter, Photographer, Singer, Songwriter
Amanda de CadenetAmanda de Cadenet
19 May 1972, British

Francesca WoodmanFrancesca Woodman
03 April 1958, American
Lee MillerLee Miller
23 April 1907, American
War correspondent, Photographer, War photographer,

Deborah ForemanDeborah Foreman
12 October 1962, American

Julia Margaret CameronJulia Margaret Cameron
11 June 1815, British

Marella AgnelliMarella Agnelli
04 May 1927, Italian
Art collector, Autobiographer, Photographer,

Laurie SimmonsLaurie Simmons
03 October 1949, American
Yelena YemchukYelena Yemchuk
22 April 1970, American
Painter, Photographer

Suze RandallSuze Randall
18 May 1946, British
Nurse, Photographer, Model, Director, Glamour

Jennifer LyonJennifer Lyon
27 February 1972, American

Holly RandallHolly Randall
05 September 1978, American
Sylvia PlachySylvia Plachy
24 May 1943, American

Gerda TaroGerda Taro
01 August 1910, German
Photographer, Artist, War photographer,
Pamella BordesPamella Bordes
1961 AD, British
photographer, beauty pageant contestant

Carrie NuttallCarrie Nuttall

Emmanuelle RivaEmmanuelle Riva
24 February 1927, French
Actor, Photographer, Poet
Sophie CalleSophie Calle
09 October 1953, French
Photographer, Visual artist, Writer, Choreographer

Anne GeddesAnne Geddes
13 September 1956, Australian
Photographer, Businessperson, Entrepreneur
Taryn SimonTaryn Simon
04 February 1975, American

Floria SigismondiFloria Sigismondi
1965 AD, Canadian
film director, photographer, screenwriter, music

Mary Ellen MarkMary Ellen Mark
20 March 1940, American
Photographer, Photojournalist, Screenwriter,
Bunny YeagerBunny Yeager
13 March 1930, American
photographer, model

Méret OppenheimMéret Oppenheim
06 October 1913, Swiss, German
Photographer, Writer, Painter, Model, Visual
Ellen von UnwerthEllen von Unwerth
1954 AD, German

Vanessa BeecroftVanessa Beecroft
25 April 1969, Italian
Painter, Photographer, Sculptor

Deborah AndersonDeborah Anderson
16 December 1970, British
Photographer, Singer

Gertrude KäsebierGertrude Käsebier
18 May 1852, American
Helen LevittHelen Levitt
31 August 1913, American
Photographer, Cinematographer, Screenwriter
Rineke DijkstraRineke Dijkstra
02 June 1959

Eve ArnoldEve Arnold
21 April 1912, American
Journalist, Photographer, Photojournalist

Sandy SkoglundSandy Skoglund
05 September 1946, American

Janet ParkerJanet Parker
1938 AD, British
Jill GreenbergJill Greenberg
10 July 1967, American

Fay GodwinFay Godwin
17 February 1931, British

Elsbeth JudaElsbeth Juda
02 May 1911, German, British
Photographer, Art collector, Opinion journalist