Charles Needle

Breakout Session | Creative Macro Photography

Charles Needle

Charles Needle is a fine-art photographer, author, speaker, and workshop leader with a unique eye for design and artistic interpretation. His popular “Art of Nature” creative macro workshops have attracted students nationwide.

In 2011, Charles was selected as a finalist, among 15,000 entries worldwide, in the International Garden Photographer of the Year photography contest, sponsored by The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (London, England).  This exhibition traveled throughout the United Kingdom.  He was also a semi-finalist in the 2014 Nature’s Best Photography Windland Smith Rice International Awards photo contest.

Charles has authored three instructional books: Tiny Worlds: Creative Macro Photography Skills (Amherst Media, January 2015), Impressionistic Photography: A Field Guide to Using Your Camera as a Paintbrush (March 2014), and Creative Macro Photography: Professional Tips & Techniques (2011).

An accomplished speaker, photography juror and teacher, he has three international workshops. One is in Monet’s Garden in Giverny, France, for 15 years in a row, with exclusive private access. The others are in Holland’s Keukenhof Gardens and Canada’s Butchart Gardens. Charles is a FujiFilm USA Talent Team member and NANPA Showcase Award winner eight years in a row.

To learn more about Charles’ work, including his workshop and private lesson offerings,

Charles leads Creative Macro Photography at 3:30 pm on Saturday, February 23, 2019.