11 Iconic Images By Female Photographers

This International Women’s Day, we celebrate the powerful photography female Nat Geo photojournalists have produced by sharing their captivating work from “Women of Vision”: http://bit.ly/WOViwd0308

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    Amy Toensing, "Anchored In Faith," 2000

    Long time Ocean Grove visitors take a dip in the roiling Atlantic surf.

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    Stephanie Sinclair, "Yemen On The Brink," 2012

    A lieutenant in the elite female counter-terrorism unit patrols the women’s barracks.

  3. 3

    Diane Cook, "Up On The Roof, " 2008

    Thousands of grasses and plants were used to create Chicago City Hall’s award-winning rooftop.

  4. 4

    Maggie Steber, "Memories," 2006-2007

    The photographer’s mother, Madje Steber, suffered severe memory loss during her final years at a Florida facility.

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    Jodi Cobb, "Venetian Allure," 2008

    A tourist’s gauzy costume veils gondolas and buildings on San Marco Basin in an enchanting blue mist.

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    Erika Larsen, "Reindeer Walkers," 2008-2011

    Tepee-style structures are common in Sami villages, where they are often used to smoke reindeer meat.

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    Beverly Joubert, "Life Among Leopards," 2004

    A leopard's spotted coat provides camouflage in the dense forest.

  8. 8

    Lynn Johnson, "Flu Watch," 2004

    Comatose and on a ventilator, a bird flu patient in Hanoi who was not expected to live made a remarkable recovery.

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    Lynsey Addario, "Baghdad Calm," 2010

    Moviegoers thrill to shaking seats and wind machines during a 3-D film at a theater closed during the war.

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    Carolyn Drake, "Shamans' Revival," 2010

    To guide their decision-making, the Kyrgyz often seek out shamans to read their fortune with cards.

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    Kitra Cahana, "Summon The Spirits," 2009

    After working himself into a trance, a man leaps through a flaming pyre.

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