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’.
Deus Ex Machina - Abstract Art by Jane Trotter

How to make a Triptych

Ever tried creating a triptych? Have no idea what to do and what things to look for when you’re putting it all together? This article will explore how to make a triptych and set you up on the right track with some useful tips and advice on composition, structure and design. The whole is greater […]

Ghost in the Machine - Abstract Art by Jane Trotter

Exposed #4: Ghost in the Machine

We can all spend a great deal of time in the kitchen. If you’re anything like me, more often than not you’re in a rush to get the evening meal underway after a long days work, you’re washing dishes, or tidying up benches, hastily putting away the ingredients after baking a delicious chocolate apple cake […]

Jane playing the piano in her Studio

Music and Photography – how do they relate?

Persistence, exploration, experimentation, refinement of the learning process, and an individuality of interpretation are just some of the qualities which drive musicians and photographers to improve their art. For me, the parallels between making music and making a photograph are very strong and deeply ingrained. This is the second in a series of articles I’m […]