Everyday objects as you’ve never seen them before

Photography by Jane Trotter

I want to go beyond what I see. For me, photography is not so much about artistically recording what is there, but creating something new and different out of what exists already. I want to alter and challenge my perspective. To take the ‘known’ and invite the ‘unknown’.
Over the Shoulder - Abstract Art by Jane Trotter

The Art of Creating a Triptych

‘The whole is greater than the sum of its parts’ – that’s the usual refrain you hear when someone’s describing what makes a good triptych. But what does that actually mean and why make triptychs anyway? It’s challenging enough producing a really good single image let alone dealing with three individual panels! Why? Because creating […]

Colour Cathedral - Abstract Art by Jane Trotter

Top 10 Reasons for taking Abstract Photos

What are the advantages of taking abstract photos? What benefits will you gain from delving deeper into this style of photography? It may not be a genre you’ve had much experience with, but there are numerous reasons for getting creative and giving it a go. Here are my top 10: Expand your creativity and imagination […]

Crescent Moon over Martian Dunes - An abstract photograph by Jane Trotter

Exposed #7: Crescent Moon over Martian Dunes

Sometimes you’re on a mission – I really wanted to find something to photograph which was completely new to me and which would hold its own special challenges. There was only one thing for it – I intrepidly ventured into my husband’s home office and mounted an all out assault on his stationery drawers. Rummaging […]