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Unlock your creative potential and discover how to craft impressionistic-looking photographs using nothing but your digital camera. Award-winning photographer and educator, Charles Needle, guides you through the process of using long-exposure and multiple-exposure techniques to transform everyday scenes into unimaginable visual masterpieces. What’s more, he demonstrates how you can accomplish many of these expressive effects with only a smartphone.

If you’re a photographer seeking to elevate your work beyond literal interpretation, you’ll find Charles’ innovative approach to artistry and teaching refreshing and empowering. This 157-page book features illustrated, step-by-step instructions, as well as more than 100 stunning image examples. Impressionistic Photography will forever change the way you see the world and your camera.

Selected excerpts from
IMPRESSIONISTIC PHOTOGRAPHY: A Field Guide to Using Your Camera as a Paintbrush
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"Charles Needle has written a fantastic field guide for crafting impressionistic imagery. Whether you are using an SLR or a smartphone, he shows you how you can magically transform an ordinary scene into a painterly masterpiece. His clear, concise language, coupled with dozens of photo illustrations, make new techniques remarkably easy to learn. The book is a 'must-have' for any photographer wishing to push the creative edge both in their photography and in their capacity to appreciate beauty."

— Dewitt Jones, Outdoor Photographer magazine columnist, former National Geographic photographer, author & speaker

"Charles Needle has been cultivating and perfecting his multiple-exposure techniques for years, and this book is the exquisite culmination and compendium of his signature impressionist style. Upon reviewing only a few chapters, I have picked up several ideas that will dramatically alter my approach to impressionistic image making. And, like everyone who purchases this book, I look forward to many more creative insights and techniques from Charles. I consider this a definite 'must-have' book for anyone wanting to extend their creative reach."

— Tony Sweet, Nikon "Legend Behind the Lens"