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

Age: 71

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Profession: Television director, Television producer, Real estate entrepreneur, Film Producer, Author, + more

Credits: The Godfather: Part II, The Godfather, The Godfather: Part III, Annie Hall

Also Ranked

#39 on The Best Actresses in Film History

#47 on The Best Actresses Working Today

#35 on The Best American Actresses Working Today

#13 on The Greatest American Actresses of All Time

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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 ...more

Age: 67

Birthplace: Cloquet, Minnesota, United States of America

Profession: Television producer, Model, Actor, Photographer

Credits: Tootsie, Cape Fear, Big Fish, The Vow

Also Ranked

#19 on The Best Actresses in Film History

#59 on The Most Trustworthy Celebrities in the World

#50 on The Best Actresses Working Today

#13 on The Best American 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 ...more

Age: 62

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

Profession: Fashion Model, Model, Supermodel, Photographer

Credits: I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here!, America's Next Top Model, I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here!, + more

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#45 on Celebrities You Would Not Want as a Stepmom

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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

Age: 48

Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark

Profession: Model, Actor, Photographer

Credits: Ready to Wear, Allegro, Danish Music Awards 2003, The Christmas Party

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