Photographs are way more than just a still image of a specific point in time. They tell stories, inspire, motivate, shock and amaze us.

We created this list to give attention to and celebrate some of the most exciting female photographers in London right now.

These photographers have impressed us with their attention to detail and devotion to their craft.

If you have ever wondered what it takes to become a photographer, you can read our extensive guide on Photography 101.

1. Holly-Marie Cato

Holly-Marie is both a photographer and a filmmaker. She specialises in travel, street and community photography, practising her craft all over the world.

Holly-Marie enjoys telling stories through her photography. One of her more powerful projects is the Vigil for Sarah Everard. Here she documented the protests against the injustices that were done to Sarah Everard. Her powerful imagery shows a community that has had enough of injustices.

If you want to learn more about Holly-Marie, check out her Instagram or website below.

Holly-Marie Cato

2. Serena Bolton

Serena does portrait photography for different types of clients.

Her work is used for anything from the family photo album to promote the personal brand for different individuals.

She also does wedding photography to capture the big day for her clients. She always strives to capture the best version of her clients.

Check out her work on her Instagram or website below.

London Portrait Photographer - Professional photography - studio/location
London Portrait Photographer Serena Bolton creates portraits of individuals, corporates, children, families, women and teens, weddings and parties.

3. Amber Pinkerton

Amber hails from Kingston in Jamaica but currently resides in London.

Her work mainly focuses on art or fashion photography, and she finds her inspiration in Caribbean culture.

She also focuses on portraying racial issues, the judicial system and human rights and perform social commentary through her photos.

Concerning her fashion photography, she has worked with some of the biggest brands in the world like Gucci, Fenty & Nike.

If you want to learn more about her, go to her Instagram or website below.

AMBER PINKERTON – Photography Film Art

4. Evelina Sarupiciute

Evelina is originally from Lithuania but currently resides in London.

She got her BA in Photography from London Metropolitan University in 2019 and has worked as a fine art photographer ever since.

In 2020 she released her project Stand still; Fig leaves, a personal project about safe space and the feelings of entrapment.

Check out her Instagram or website below.

Latest personal project - Stand Still; Fig Leaves. Artist and Photographer from London - Evelina Sarupiciute
Print Sale - Unique Limited Edition analogue photographic prints on Fujicolor Crystal Archive Professional Lustre paper. Available with floating walnut colour frame.
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5. Alice Whitby

Alice focuses on doing portrait photography, typically in locations familiar to the subject. She loves photographing people in their own homes and observes how they interact with their environment.

Her project Guardians focuses on property guardians and their relationship with their temporary homes.

If you want to check out her work, go to her Instagram or website below.

Alice Whitby
Alice Whitby is a London based photographer specialising in portraiture and lifestyle photography.

6. Hannah Brown

Hannah works with portrait and fashion photography. She works all over the UK and has done several shoots since graduating in 2020.

She has done photography for the fashion brand Indoi and photography for the musician Kelan Moore.

Learn more on her Instagram or website below.

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hannah is a fashion and portrait photographer based in suffolk / london and works throughout the uk.

7. Agatha A. Nitecka

Agatha is a portrait and headshot photographer. She used to work with Film PR and marketing teams.

She has done headshots for actors like Saoirse Ronan, Rachel McAdams, Sir Ian McKellen & Robert Pattinson.

Now she mainly does portrait photography out of her studio in Holborn.

Find out more about her on her Instagram or website below.

PORTRAITS & HEADSHOTS
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8. Daniela Luquini

Daniela is a commercial photographer who specialises in advertising. She also does a ton of other types of photography like fashion, portrait & event photography.

She previously covered the event XeroCon in London in 2018. Her photography helps her clients increase their brand exposure and communicate their activities with their audience better.

Check out her work on her Instagram or website below.

Daniela Luquini
Creative & Friendly Approach To Every Shoot. From large-scale Events & Exhibitions down to more intimate projects such as portraits, and on-location shoots.

9. Emma Jane

Emma Jane works both with wedding and fashion photography. She has won multiple awards for her work. She has been a freelancer ever since she left university.

She walks around incognito at her clients' weddings to capture the people's happiness and perfect moments.

She always helps her clients get the best out of their day. She even acts as an interim wedding planner at times.

Learn more about her on her Instagram or website below.

Emma-Jane Photography - London Wedding Photographer
Emma-Jane Photography is a London based International Wedding Photographer. Providing a creative, luxury service.London wedding photographer.

10. Nicol Vizioli

Nicol was born and raised in Rome but currently resides in London. Nicol comes from a fine art background, which heavily influences her photography.

Her work has shown been at multiple international galleries. Other than photography, she also works with creating films.

Check out her work on her Instagram or website below.

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11. Amanda Fordyce

Originally from Australia, Amanda is based in London, as well as a few other cities. With a focus on fashion, music and lifestyle, she shoots all over the world.

She is very fascinated by people and different cultures, and she brings that fascination into her work.

Check out her Instagram or website below.

Amanda Fordyce - London and Austrialia based Photographer
Amanda Fordyce is best known for her bold, colourful imagery - exploring the relationship between fashion and lifestyle
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12. Bex Day

Bex Day works with fashion, documentary and portraits. Her style borders to surrealism and, she uses this to uncover her subjects.

This creates a bridge between her subjects and the audience, so they can better understand them.

In her past, she has worked with big brands such as Levi's, Burberry and Carven.

Check out her work on her Instagram or website below.

BEX DAY

13. Jennifer McCord

Jennifer McCord works with portrait and lifestyle photography. She captures intimate and emotional pictures to create a powerful narrative of her subjects.

Jennifer has a talent for capturing music artists in their essence. She has photographed artists like Flight of The Conchords and Yungblud.

If you want to check out her work, go to her Instagram or website below.

Jennifer McCord
Jennifer McCord is a London-based portrait and lifestyle photographer, working in music, entertainment and beyond.

14. Ellen Rogers

Ellen specialises in fashion and fine art photography. She hand-prints her work in a dark room and sometimes hand-paint it as well.

Besides her work, she is also studying for a PhD and lectures at a local university.

If you want to learn more about her, go to her Instagram or website below.

Ellen Rogers
Ellen Rogers
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15. Mary McCartney

Mary's work is focused on capturing real intimate moments of her subjects. By doing so, she can portray a new side of them.

Mary's photography book From Where I Stand features different work from her career.

Check out her work on her Instagram or website below.

Mary McCartney – Mary McCartney’s photography and motion work has focused on discovering those rare moments of unguarded, emotionally charged intimacy in her subjects.
Mary McCartney’s photography and motion work has focused on discovering those rare moments of unguarded, emotionally charged intimacy in her subjects.

16. Daisy Walker

Daisy has lived in both Paris and Chile but currently resides in London, where she was raised.

In 2018 she released Solace sold as postcards to raise money for Solace Women's Aid.

Check out her work on her Instagram or website below.

17. Betty Laura Zapata

Betty is a documentary photographer. Born in Venezuela, she now lives in London. Her focus areas include social issues, political conflicts, health, immigration and gender violence.

She released a project called X-ray, which revolves around the continued crisis of the public hospitals in Venezuela.

Betty was also featured in our article on Documentary Photographers in London.

Check out her Instagram or website below.

Betty Laura Zapata Photographer
Betty Laura Zapata is a Venezuelan documentary photographer based in London. She focuses on long-term projects that document Latin American social issues, political conflicts, health, immigration and gender violence.

Closing thoughts

Now we're at the end, and we have seen most genres of photography. I hope this article helped you find a photographer for your next project. Or maybe even find inspiration for your own work.

Are you looking for more photographers located in London? Then check out our article on Photographers in London.