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Hands-on Workshop at RHS Wisley with Charles Needle

Hands-on Workshop at RHS Wisley with Charles Needle

From GBP 125.00



Jun 04 2024 11:00 - 16:00


NEW Workshop for 2024

Hands-on Workshop at RHS Wisley with Charles Needle

Join award-winning US-based professional fine art flower and garden photographer, Charles Needle, for a hands-on session at RHS Garden Wisley. This half-day workshop will include live field demonstrations with an emphasis upon how to compose impactful garden shots, how to find and see intimate gardenscapes, how to craft Impressionistic garden shots in-camera (or using your smartphone) using multiple-exposures and intentional camera movement (ICM), and how to elevate your macro and closeup photography. You’ll come away from this jam-packed workshop with fresh ideas and new knowledge to take your flower/garden photography to the next level.

Tuesday June 4 2024

11:00 am to 16:00 pm

Charles will be joined by his wife Mellisa for this workshop at Wisley.                  
Read about Charles and Melissa below.

Digital Imaging Member - £125

RPS Member - £150

General admission - £185

After you have registered we will contact you about the meet-up on the day and give you full details re equipment and food and drink.

If you are not already a Digital Imaging member it might be advantageous to join as a Digital Only member and benefit from reduced ticket prices.

Digital Imaging Home Page | Digital Imaging Workshops | Join Digital Imaging (£14 pa) | Join Digital Imaging Online (£7 p)

About Charles and Melissa

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.

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, and has achieved many more accolades.

A popular conference and camera club speaker for more than two decades, Charles has authored three cutting-edge instructional books. Charles is an accomplished speaker, photography juror and teacher with international workshops in Monet's Garden (Giverny)

Melissa Needle is a part-time professional photographer who stared her journey at the age of 12 with the family camera. She has lectured on smartphone photography at numerous camera clubs and at the New England Council of Camera Clubs annual conference. She currently leads the Greater Lynn Photographic Association (MA) smartphone specialty group. She has assisted her husband, Charles, in workshops, classes and zoom sessions since 2016. She enjoys literal image making but really enjoys exploring her creative side with various smartphone apps. Her smartphone images have been recognized with various awards including a Top-24 Image Award in the 2020 North American Nature Photography Association Member Showcase Competition.


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RPS Digital Imaging Group facilitate Online Workshops, on Processing in Photoshop, Lightroom. the Nik Suite, Topaz and Affinity. As well as encouraging the use of software in creative ways to create artistic photographic images.


RHS Garden Wisley, Wisley Ln, GU23 6QB Woking


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