A List of Female Photographers

(photo by Kristen Wrzesniewski)

Links to discover female photographers and visual artists:

Black Female Photographers

See in Black - Black Photographers

GirlGaze (digital media company & jobs directory that promotes GenZ female photographers and directors) 

Alreadymade (a list of female professional advertising photographers) This website may not work in Firefox.

Authority Collective (Womxn, non-binary, gender expansive people of color working in photography and beyond)

The Luupe (female commercial photographers)

Equal Lens (a list of female-identifying commercial photographers by category)

F Collective (a list of female photographers in advertising)

Women Photograph (female visual journalists, women photojournalists)

Reclaim (diverse photojournalists)

Diversify.photo (photographers of color)

FREE THE BID (A directory of female cinematographers)

Focus On Women

A list of Female Wildlife Photographers

Erin Patrice O’Brien’s long list of female photographers (broken up by specialty at the end of the article, 2013)

Format (a feature on women photographers from 2017)

ArtPil 30 Under 30 Female photographers (2018 listing of women photographers)

Time - Women in photography 2017 (2017 feature on women in photography)

British Journal of Photography - Women to Watch 2018

ACN Studio (photo agency with all women photographers)

Please email me if you have a link that should be added to this list or need help finding female photographers.

Personal Favorites:


Tania Quintanilla (fashion & beauty photographer, NYC & Austin, Texas)

Kristen Wrzesniewski (portraits, documentary photographer, San Francisco)

Alicia Stepp (fashion, beauty & kids photographer, Dallas, Texas)

LeAnn Mueller (portraits, music, editorial, Texas, Los Angeles)

Tatiana Wills (portraits, Los Angeles)

Simone Lueck (portraits, Minnesota)

Martine Severin (fashion, lifestyle, Chicago & Los Angeles)

Alexis Hunley (fashion, music, Los Angeles)

Sinden Collier (fashion and fine art, Houston & Los Angeles)

Elizabeth Rudge (kids, fashion, lifestyle, Seattle)

Taili Song Roth (Celebrity portraits, lifestyle, Los Angeles)


Buff Strickland (food, travel, lifestyle, Austin, TX)

Jessica Attie (food, lifestyle, Austin, TX)

Kimberly Davis (food, interiors, lifestyle, Austin, TX)

Lauren Pusateri (lifestyle, product, pets, Kansas City, MO)

Tosca Radigonda (lifestyle, kids, Austin, Texas)

Shanna Hickman (food, still life photographer, Texas)

Danielle Atkins (food, portraits, Nashville)


Alison Roberto (photographer and video director, Los Angeles)

Susan J. Chen (director, fashion photography, NYC)


Anja Niemi 

Lesley Nowlin Blessing 

Christa Blackwood 

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