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“How to Capture Jaw-dropping Closeups Using Your iPhone” with Charles & Melissa Needle

“How to Capture Jaw-dropping Closeups Using Your iPhone” with Charles & Melissa Needle

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Jul 24 2024 19:30 - 21:00
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Four iPhone Mini-Workshops by Charles & Melissa Needle

Workshop 2. 

“How to Capture Jaw-dropping Closeups Using Your iPhone”

Date of the Workshop:

Wednesday July 24 2024

Time of Talk:

19.30 to 21.00 BST

In this presentation, Charles and Melissa will discuss and demonstrate various ways you can capture stunning closeups of flowers and other subjects using nothing more than an iPhone. They will begin by demonstrating the close-up capabilities that are built into the native camera in the iPhone, then discuss various accessory lenses that allow you to focus even closer than the native camera. The session will end with a discussion of various macro shooting apps, such as Macro by Camera+ (LateNiteSoft S.L.) and Focos (Bending Spoons Apps ApS), in which you can create beautiful bokeh effects usually achievable only with professional large aperture cameras.

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RPS Member - £8

General admission - £10

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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.


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