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Charles Needle


Charles Needle is an award-winning, Colorado-based 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.

A popular conference and camera club speaker, photography juror and international teacher, Charles has authored three cutting edge instructional books: Tiny Worlds: Creative Macro Photography Skills, Impressionistic Photography: A Field Guide to Using Your Camera as a Paintbrush , and Creative Macro Photography: Professional Tips & Techniques.

Charles is also a FujiFilm USA Talent Team member and has been North American Nature Photography Association (NANPA) Showcase Award winner for 14 years.

Charles’ photographs have been selected for publication in Nature’s Best, Outdoor Photographer magazine, Nature Photographer magazine, Inner Reflections Engagement Calendar, The Chicago Tribune, SELF Magazine and are in private and public collections nationwide and abroad.

Special Episode

What Does Connecting to Nature Mean to You? [Compilation]

Nov. 8, 2022

Episode 84: Today, we’re paying tribute to the last ten incredible guests we’ve had on the podcast. Each of them has shared their wisdom and valuable perspectives about photography, creativity, composition, and connecting w…


Macro, Abstract, and Impressionistic Photography With Charles Needle

Nov. 1, 2022

Episode 83: Today I sit down with award-winning fine art photographer, Charles Needle, to chat about: How photography helped him recover from a debilitating illness The benefits of having a mindful approach to photography Ph…