"The first ever seamless photograph of an entire redwood tree. Photographer Michael Nichols and National Geographic built a robotized rig with three cameras to capture this enormous 1,600 year old redwood tree in California. The final composite is stitched together from 84 photos." photo: Michael Nichols #PadreMedium
Orphan Elephants, Kenya Photograph by Michael Nichols, National Geographic "What a scared orphan elephant needs more than anything is other elephants. The process of becoming socialized begins as soon as the worst injuries heal."
Lion Pride, Serengeti Photograph by Michael Nichols, National Geographic A pride of lions behaves naturally for the camera—a remote-controlled car outfitted with still and video cameras to capture the lions at ground level. The equipment was field tested by photographer Michael "Nick" Nichols while on assignment for National Geographic magazine.