Born in 1946 in Whanganui, New Zealand, where he still lives. Began photographing in 1975 and worked until the late 1980s, before a 20-year break from personal photography. Wotton’s work is held in a number of private collections and in the collections of the Christchurch Art Gallery; Te Manawa, Palmerston North; MTG Hawke’s Bay; Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington; and the Sarjeant Gallery, Whanganui, which has a large holding of his photographs. He has had solo exhibitions at Te Manawa, MTG and the Sarjeant Gallery. Currently working on the Flora Series, colour images of plants.