Lena Herzog and Diana Markosian are internationally recognized photographers of both Russian and American nationality. Well-known female Russian photographers include film director, photographer and poet, Tatyana Danilyants as well as journalist and photographer Natalia Turine.
Famous Russian photographers of the past include Ida Kar and Nina Leen, both recognized as having made significant contributions to photography. In 2015, famous Russian women such as model and film actress Daria Strokous and artist Svetlana K-lie are also recognized as photographers. Anastasia Chernyavsky, a Russian-American photographer is known for her controversial nude family photos. Russian born and based, Olya Ivanova has attracted the attention of the international press with her portrait photography.