Being a musician as well as a photographer has given me privileged insight into how both disciplines inter-relate and how the skills and understanding developed in one area can be directly transferred and applied to the other. Before I began my journey into photography, I wrote several repertoire books for beginner to intermediate pianists. As […]
Contemporary Abstract Art by photographer Jane Trotter
Jane Trotter photographs commonplace, everyday items found around the home and transforms them into eye-catching and dramatic pieces of contemporary abstract art.
Deciding how to crop a single image to create a triptych can be challenging. Should you go for a vertical or horizontal cut, or even a ‘T’ cut to maximise the potential for your three part construction? Must you have completely different material in each panel? Working with abstracts has opened up many possibilities for […]
Do you have a photograph that, looking back years later, you can say – “That’s the one which kick started everything. That’s the photo which set me on my photographic journey. That was the instant when my eyes were truly opened.” I do. I remember it vividly. I’d been in a quagmire, going nowhere fast […]