Wayne Tait started working in photography when he moved to Tauranga in 1980. In 1987 he won a scholarship to study photography in the United States and upon his return in 1989 started his own business. Wayne Tait was a member of the NZIPP from 1996 to 2010 gaining Associate status. He has received many accolades for his work including Gold at the Iris Awards.
Wayne operates his own commercial studio in Mount Maunganui. Renowned for the lighting of his subjects in the studio and on location, his work has a clean corporate style with natural colour.