Redwood Rambler | You Wanna Be a What?!

Redwood Rambler | You Wanna Be a What?!

September 18, 2019 0 By Kody Olson


♪ ♪NARRATOR: NICK NICHOLS
IS ON THE HUNT IN THE
REDWOOD FORESTS
OF CALIFORNIA.
HE’S TRYING TO
CAPTURE THE WILDLIFE
OR, MORE ACCURATELY,
THEIR IMAGES.
NICK’S TRYING TO PHOTOGRAPH
SOME OF THE MOST
DIFFICULT-TO-CAPTURE
SPECIES IN THE FOREST.
FIRST UP, THE SPOTTED OWL.THINKING OUTSIDE THE BOX,
NICK TRIES TO GET CLOSE
WITH THE HELP OF SOME
CREATIVE COSTUMING.
THE OWLS ARE NOT FOOLED.TAKING ANOTHER TACK, NICK
OFFERS TASTY OWL TREATS
TO DRAW THEM CLOSE
TO THE CAMERA.
NICK GETS SOME GREAT ACTION
SHOTS OF THE BIRDS IN FLIGHT.
HIS NEXT MODEL IS A
BIT MORE SLOW-MOVING,
A SINGLE TREE THAT’S
ALMOST 300 FEET TALL.
HOW DOES HE DO IT?WITH A SPECIAL CAMERA
SYSTEM THAT CAN BE
HAULED HIGH UP
INTO THE CANOPY.
AFTER SOME STEADYING, THE
CAMERA IS READY FOR LIFT OFF.
♪ ♪USING A REMOTE TRIGGER,
NICK TAKES MULTIPLE IMAGES AS
THE CAMERA MAKES ITS WAY
SLOWLY BACK DOWN TO THE GROUND.
THEN, THE PHOTOS GET STITCHED
TOGETHER INTO GORGEOUS,
HIGH-RESOLUTION
IMAGES OF THE TREE.
WHY DOES NICK GO TO
ALL THIS TROUBLE?
TO HELP PEOPLE VISUALIZE
THE TRUE WONDERS
OF THE NATURAL WORLD.WHO IS NICK NICHOLS?HE’S A FOREST ROAMING,
COSTUME WEARING,
GADGET INVENTING,
TREE-REPELLING,
WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHER.