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Famous Female Photographers

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List of famous female photographers, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female photographers list contains the most prominent and top females known for being photographers. There are thousand of females working as photographers in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic photographers have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a photographer then the people below should give you inspiration.

The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of different people, including Suze Randall and Mary Mills.

While this isn't a list of all female photographers, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female photographers?" and "Who are the best female photographers?"
Diane Keaton is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Female Photographers
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Diane Keaton (née Hall; born January 5, 1946) is an American actress, director, producer, photographer, real estate developer, author, and singer. She has received various accolades, including an Academy Award, a BAFTA Award, two Golden Globe Awards, and the AFI Life Achievement Award. Keaton began her career on stage and made her screen debut in 1970. Her first major film role was as Kay Adams-Corleone in The Godfather (1972), a role she reprised in The Godfather Part II (1974) and The Godfather Part III (1990). But the films that helped shape her early career were those with director and co-star Woody Allen, beginning with Play It Again, Sam in 1972. Her next two films with Allen, Sleeper ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 73

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

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Jessica Lange is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Female Photographers
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Jessica Phyllis Lange (; born April 20, 1949) is an American actress. She is the thirteenth actress in history to achieve the Triple Crown of Acting, having won two Academy Awards, three Primetime Emmy Awards, one Tony Award, one Screen Actors Guild Award and five Golden Globe Awards. Additionally, she is the second actress in history to win the Academy Award for Best Actress after winning the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress; the third actress and first performer since 1943 to receive two Oscar nominations within the same year; the fifth actress and ninth performer to win Oscars in both the lead and supporting acting categories; and is tied as the sixth most Oscar-nominated actress ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 69

Birthplace: Cloquet, Minnesota, United States of America

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Janice Dickinson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Female Photographers
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Janice Doreen Dickinson (born February 16, 1955) is an American model, author, actress, television personality, and talent agent. Initially notable as a model, she has been disputably described by herself and others as the first supermodel. One of the most successful models of the 1970s and 1980s, she also served as a judge on four cycles on America's Next Top Model beginning in 2003. She opened a modeling agency in 2005, which was documented in the reality television series The Janice Dickinson Modeling Agency (2006–2008). ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 64

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

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Helena Christensen is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Female Photographers
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Helena Christensen (born 25 December 1968) is a Danish model and photographer. She is a former Victoria's Secret Angel and beauty queen. Christensen has also served as creative director for Nylon magazine, designed clothing, and supported funding for breast cancer organizations and other charities. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 50

Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark

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