A quick list off the top of my head
Late 19th early 20th c.
Julia Margaret Cameron
Chansonetta Stanley Emmons
Mid 20th c.
(I'm sure there's more, but I can't think of any at the moment)
Debbie Fleming Caffery
A couple of women who shoot for National Geographic
I'm sure there are a lot more names to add!! Women have done quite well in this field, thank you very much!