Lesley Whyte
lesley@womeninphotography.co
+64 27 4747 347

Welcome To Women in Photography

A Trans-Tasman initiative founded by multi-award winning Auckland photographer Lesley Whyte, supported by Sydney photographer Christine Tham.

Women in Photography provides a collaborative environment and aims to allow women to take charge of their photography career or simply grow their photography passion; all levels of photography expertise are catered for.

Women in Photography offers a range of networking events, tours and workshops.

Meet the Team

Lesley Whyte

Founder of Women in Photography

Multi-award winning photographer, Lesley is New Zealand’s only female Street Photography mentor and leads photography workshops and tours throughout New Zealand and globally.

Christine Tham

Senior Photography Mentor

With over 35 years photography passion, Sydney based Christine is co-founder of Visual Voyager, the Principal Voigtländer Ambassador for Mainline Photographics and a Workshop Instructor for Mainline Photo Academy.

Leanne Silver

Senior Photography Mentor

Leanne, of Argent Photography, is an artistic landscape and wildlife photographer always exploring different photographic perspectives for her fine art prints. She holds a Photography Institute Diploma and is an active member of PSNZ .

Meghan Maloney

Senior Photography Mentor

Meghan, owner of Meghan Maloney Photography is New Zealand’s leading female landscape photographer and a passionate astrophotography mentor.

Raewyn Smith

Photography Mentor


Raewyn is an avid gardener and skilful still life and portrait photographer. Thanks to an abundance of flowers, four gorgeous grandchildren and two very cute dogs, she is never short on photographic inspiration.

Jodene McCallum

Social Media Content Creator & Marketing Guru

Jodene, owner of Social’d Marketing oversees our promotional and newsletter content.

Michelle Vollemaere

Media & PR Guru

Michelle, word service provider and grammar geek at Correctamundo, is also a keen amateur photographer. She shoots anything and everything under the name MiVo but has a penchant for the street genre.

Ortal Baker

Website Designer

Part of the Freq Digital team, the super talented Ortal is the brains behind Women in Photography’s website.