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

Linda FiorentinoLinda Fiorentino
09 March 1958, American
Actress

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

Koo StarkKoo Stark
26 April 1956, American
Actress, Photographer

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
Photographer

Diane ArbusDiane Arbus
14 March 1923, American
Photographer
Cynthia DanielCynthia Daniel
17 March 1976, American
Photographer

Dorothea LangeDorothea Lange
26 May 1895, American
Photographer
Arlene AldaArlene Alda
12 March 1933, American
Musician, Photographer, Writer

Lee MillerLee Miller
23 April 1907, American
Photographer

Shirin NeshatShirin Neshat
26 March 1957, Iranian
Artist, Activist

Berenice AbbottBerenice Abbott
17 July 1898, American
American photographer

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

Martina JonesMartina Jones
 , Swedish, American
Model

June NewtonJune Newton
03 June 1923, Australian
Actress

Gisela GettyGisela Getty
03 April 1949, German
Photographer
Gianna SantosGianna Santos
31 March 1989, American
Photographer

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

Carrie NuttallCarrie Nuttall
11 November 1963, American
Photographer

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

Penny LancasterPenny Lancaster
15 March 1971, British
Model, Photographer
Francesca HiltonFrancesca Hilton
10 March 1947, American
Actress

Tipper GoreTipper Gore
19 August 1948, American
Advocate

Gina LollobrigidaGina Lollobrigida
04 July 1927, Italian
Actor, Photographer, Sculptor, Journalist
Mary McCartneyMary McCartney
28 August 1969, British
Photographer

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Dora MaarDora Maar
22 November 1907, French
Photographer, Artist, Painter, Poet,
Minnie WeiszMinnie Weisz
British
 

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,

Marella AgnelliMarella Agnelli
04 May 1927, Italian
Art collector, Autobiographer, Photographer,
Vivian MaierVivian Maier
01 February 1926, American
Photographer
Stephanie ShehStephanie Sheh
10 April 1977, American
Voice actor, Actor, Screenwriter, Audio engineer,

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

Scarlet PageScarlet Page
24 March 1971, British
Photographer

Margaret Bourke-WhiteMargaret Bourke-White
14 June 1904, American
Photographer, War photographer, Photojournalist,
Tabitha SorenTabitha Soren
19 August 1967, American
Journalist

Holly RandallHolly Randall
05 September 1978, American
Photographer

Jill GibsonJill Gibson
18 June 1942, American
Painter, Photographer, Singer, Songwriter

Amanda de CadenetAmanda de Cadenet
19 May 1972, British
Photographer

Sally MannSally Mann
01 May 1951, American
Photographer
Francesca WoodmanFrancesca Woodman
03 April 1958, American
Photographer

Julia Margaret CameronJulia Margaret Cameron
11 June 1815, British
Photographer
Astrid KirchherrAstrid Kirchherr
20 May 1938, German
Photographer

Deborah ForemanDeborah Foreman
12 October 1962, American
Actress

Nan GoldinNan Goldin
12 September 1953, American
Photographer
Susan FordSusan Ford
06 July 1957, American
Journalist

Sylvia PlachySylvia Plachy
24 May 1943, American
Photographer
Suze RandallSuze Randall
18 May 1946, British
Nurse, Photographer, Model, Director, Glamour

Emmanuelle RivaEmmanuelle Riva
24 February 1927, French
Actor, Photographer, Poet

Laurie SimmonsLaurie Simmons
03 October 1949, American
Photographer

Alison LapperAlison Lapper
07 April 1965, British
Painter, Photographer

Jennifer LyonJennifer Lyon
27 February 1972, American
Actor
Gerda TaroGerda Taro
01 August 1910, German
Photographer, Artist, War photographer,

Pamella BordesPamella Bordes
1961 AD, British
photographer, beauty pageant contestant

Taryn SimonTaryn Simon
04 February 1975, American
Photographer

Yelena YemchukYelena Yemchuk
22 April 1970, American
Painter, Photographer
Sophie CalleSophie Calle
09 October 1953, French
Photographer, Visual artist, Writer, Choreographer

Tina ModottiTina Modotti
17 August 1896, Italian
Photographer
Imogen CunninghamImogen Cunningham
12 April 1883, American
Photographer

Anne GeddesAnne Geddes
13 September 1956, Australian
Photographer, Businessperson, Entrepreneur

Vanessa BeecroftVanessa Beecroft
25 April 1969, Italian
Painter, Photographer, Sculptor
Gene Stratton-PorterGene Stratton-Porter
17 August 1863, American
Author

Méret OppenheimMéret Oppenheim
06 October 1913, Swiss, German
Photographer, Writer, Painter, Model, Visual
Jean HowardJean Howard
13 October 1910, American
Actress

Mary Ellen MarkMary Ellen Mark
20 March 1940, American
Photographer, Photojournalist, Screenwriter,

Bunny YeagerBunny Yeager
13 March 1930, American
photographer, model
Ellen von UnwerthEllen von Unwerth
1954 AD, German
photographer

Lorna SimpsonLorna Simpson
13 August 1960, American
Photographer
Gertrude KäsebierGertrude Käsebier
18 May 1852, American
Photographer

Kristina SöderbaumKristina Söderbaum
05 September 1912, German, Swedish
Actress

Helen LevittHelen Levitt
31 August 1913, American
Photographer, Cinematographer, Screenwriter

Nancy HoltNancy Holt
05 April 1938, American
Artist
Sherrie LevineSherrie Levine
17 April 1947, American
Artist
Deborah AndersonDeborah Anderson
16 December 1970, British
Photographer, Singer

Audrey FlackAudrey Flack
30 May 1931, American
Artist

Rineke DijkstraRineke Dijkstra
02 June 1959
Photographer

Marianne BrandtMarianne Brandt
01 October 1893, German
Photographer
Eve ArnoldEve Arnold
21 April 1912, American
Journalist, Photographer, Photojournalist

Roni HornRoni Horn
25 September 1955, American
Visual Artist

Ruth BernhardRuth Bernhard
14 October 1905, German, American
Photographer

Sandy SkoglundSandy Skoglund
05 September 1946, American
Photographer

Janet ParkerJanet Parker
1938 AD, British
 
Lisette ModelLisette Model
10 November 1901, Austrian, American
Photographer

Martine FranckMartine Franck
02 April 1938, Belgian
Photographer
Gisèle FreundGisèle Freund
19 December 1908, German, French
Photographer

Ruth OrkinRuth Orkin
03 September 1921, American
Photographer
Fay GodwinFay Godwin
17 February 1931, British
Photographer
Laura GilpinLaura Gilpin
22 April 1891, American
Photographer