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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.

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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 is an actress, television director and producer and screenwriter. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 72

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

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#37 on The Best American Actresses Working Today

#43 on The Best Actresses in Film History

#19 on The Greatest American Actresses of All Time

#47 on The Best Actresses Working Today

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Jessica Lange is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Female Photographers
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Jessica Phyllis Lange is an American actress who has worked in film, theater and television. She has won several awards, including two Oscars, three Emmys, five Golden Globes, one SAG Award and three Dorian Awards. Lange was discovered by producer Dino De Laurentiis while modeling part-time for the Wilhelmina modelling agency. She made her professional film debut in his 1976 remake of the 1933 action-adventure classic King Kong, for which she won her first Golden Globe Award. In 1982, she became the first performer in forty years to receive two Oscar nominations within the same year; she won her second Golden Globe Award and the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as a ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 68

Birthplace: Cloquet, Minnesota, United States of America

Also Ranked

#13 on The Best American Actresses Working Today

#19 on The Best Actresses in Film History

#3 on The Greatest American Actresses of All Time

#46 on The Best Actresses Working Today

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Janice Dickinson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Female Photographers
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Janice Doreen Dickinson is an American model, photographer, author and talent agent. Initially notable as a model, she has been described by herself and others as the first supermodel. One of the most successful models throughout the 1970s and 1980s, she expanded her profession to reality television in 2003 by judging for four cycles on America's Next Top Model. She subsequently opened her own modeling agency in 2005, which was documented in the reality-television series The Janice Dickinson Modeling Agency. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 63

Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA

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#3 on The Worst TV Talent Show Judges Of All Time

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Helena Christensen is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Female Photographers
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Helena Christensen is a Danish fashion 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: 49

Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark

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