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
Actress

Annie LeibovitzAnnie Leibovitz
02 October 1949, American
Portrait Photographer

Susan MikulaSusan Mikula
1958 AD, American
Photographer, Rachel Maddow’s Partner
Lee MillerLee Miller
23 April 1907, American
Photographer

Berry BerensonBerry Berenson
14 April 1948, American
Photographer

Cynthia DanielCynthia Daniel
17 March 1976, American
Photographer
Dorothea LangeDorothea Lange
26 May 1895, American
Photographer

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

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

Carin van der DonkCarin van der Donk
1970 AD, Dutch
Model
June NewtonJune Newton
03 June 1923, Australian
Actress

Sasha CzackSasha Czack
17 July 1950, American
Photographer

Martina JonesMartina Jones
 , Swedish, American
Model

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

Astrid KirchherrAstrid Kirchherr
20 May 1938, German
Photographer

Tipper GoreTipper Gore
19 August 1948, American
Advocate
Gina LollobrigidaGina Lollobrigida
04 July 1927, Italian
Actor, Photographer, Sculptor, Journalist

Leni RiefenstahlLeni Riefenstahl
22 August 1902, German
Film director, Actor, Photographer, Film producer,
Francesca HiltonFrancesca Hilton
10 March 1947, American
Actress

Hiam AbbassHiam Abbass
30 November 1960, French, Israeli
Actor, Film director, Photographer, Screenwriter,

Mary McCartneyMary McCartney
28 August 1969, British
Photographer
Minnie WeiszMinnie Weisz
British
 

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Penny LancasterPenny Lancaster
15 March 1971, British
Model, Photographer
Dora MaarDora Maar
22 November 1907, French
Photographer, Artist, Painter, Poet,

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

Vivian MaierVivian Maier
01 February 1926, American
Photographer

Cindy ShermanCindy Sherman
19 January 1954, American
Photographer, Film director
Stephanie ShehStephanie Sheh
10 April 1977, American
Voice actor, Actor, Screenwriter, Audio engineer,
Deborah ForemanDeborah Foreman
12 October 1962, American
Actress

Scarlet PageScarlet Page
24 March 1971, British
Photographer

Tabitha SorenTabitha Soren
19 August 1967, American
Journalist

Amanda de CadenetAmanda de Cadenet
19 May 1972, British
Photographer
Jennifer LyonJennifer Lyon
27 February 1972, American
Actor

Holly RandallHolly Randall
05 September 1978, American
Photographer

Sally MannSally Mann
01 May 1951, American
Photographer

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

Susan FordSusan Ford
06 July 1957, American
Journalist
Jill GibsonJill Gibson
18 June 1942, American
Painter, Photographer, Singer, Songwriter

Laurie SimmonsLaurie Simmons
03 October 1949, American
Photographer
Sylvia PlachySylvia Plachy
24 May 1943, American
Photographer

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

Carrie NuttallCarrie Nuttall
11 November 1963, American
Photographer
Marella AgnelliMarella Agnelli
04 May 1927, Italian
Art collector, Autobiographer, Photographer,

Francesca WoodmanFrancesca Woodman
03 April 1958, American
Photographer
Julia Margaret CameronJulia Margaret Cameron
11 June 1815, British
Photographer

Nan GoldinNan Goldin
12 September 1953, American
Photographer

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

Yelena YemchukYelena Yemchuk
22 April 1970, American
Painter, Photographer

Emmanuelle RivaEmmanuelle Riva
24 February 1927, French
Actor, Photographer, Poet
Alison LapperAlison Lapper
07 April 1965, British
Painter, Photographer

Gerda TaroGerda Taro
01 August 1910, German
Photographer, Artist, War photographer,

Sophie CalleSophie Calle
09 October 1953, French
Photographer, Visual artist, Writer, Choreographer

Tina ModottiTina Modotti
17 August 1896, Italian
Photographer
Pamella BordesPamella Bordes
1961 AD, British
photographer, beauty pageant contestant

Gene Stratton-PorterGene Stratton-Porter
17 August 1863, American
Author
Imogen CunninghamImogen Cunningham
12 April 1883, American
Photographer

Taryn SimonTaryn Simon
04 February 1975, American
Photographer

Anne GeddesAnne Geddes
13 September 1956, Australian
Photographer, Businessperson, Entrepreneur
Bunny YeagerBunny Yeager
13 March 1930, American
photographer, model

Mary Ellen MarkMary Ellen Mark
20 March 1940, American
Photographer, Photojournalist, Screenwriter,
Méret OppenheimMéret Oppenheim
06 October 1913, Swiss, German
Photographer, Writer, Painter, Model, Visual

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

Carrie Mae WeemsCarrie Mae Weems
20 April 1953, American
Artist
Jean HowardJean Howard
13 October 1910, American
Actress

Ellen von UnwerthEllen von Unwerth
1954 AD, German
photographer
Nancy HoltNancy Holt
05 April 1938, American
Artist

Gertrude KäsebierGertrude Käsebier
18 May 1852, American
Photographer

Deborah AndersonDeborah Anderson
16 December 1970, British
Photographer, Singer

Janet ParkerJanet Parker
1938 AD, British
 
Lorna SimpsonLorna Simpson
13 August 1960, American
Photographer
Kristina SöderbaumKristina Söderbaum
05 September 1912, German, Swedish
Actress

Laura GilpinLaura Gilpin
22 April 1891, American
Photographer

Audrey FlackAudrey Flack
30 May 1931, American
Artist

Marian Hooper AdamsMarian Hooper Adams
13 September 1843, American
Socialite
Sherrie LevineSherrie Levine
17 April 1947, American
Artist

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

Marianne BrandtMarianne Brandt
01 October 1893, German
Photographer

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

Rineke DijkstraRineke Dijkstra
02 June 1959
Photographer
Sandy SkoglundSandy Skoglund
05 September 1946, American
Photographer

Martine FranckMartine Franck
02 April 1938, Belgian
Photographer
Roni HornRoni Horn
25 September 1955, American
Visual Artist

Ruth BernhardRuth Bernhard
14 October 1905, German, American
Photographer
Lisette ModelLisette Model
10 November 1901, Austrian, American
Photographer
Ruth OrkinRuth Orkin
03 September 1921, American
Photographer