Charles Needle

Charles Needle is an award-winning, Seattle-based flower and garden photographer, author, speaker, and workshop leader with a unique eye for design and artistic interpretation. His eBook, Creative Macro Photography: Professional Tips & Techniques, is a comprehensive resource on close-up photography.

In 2011, Charles was selected (among 15,000 entries worldwide) as a finalist in the International Garden Photographer of the Year photography contest, sponsored by The Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew, London. His photographs have been published in Nature’s Best and Outdoor Photographer magazines and are in private and public collections in the U.S. and abroad. This is Charles's second year teaching for The Workshops. His web site is