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Monday, March 8, 2010

Giant Redwood, in full for the first time Nick Nichols, the “Indiana Jones of Photography," produced the first-ever high-definition, seamless composite photo of an entire redwood. It’s 300 feet tall and between 1,500 and 2,000 years old. The photo was created with 84 very high-resolution images, taken at approximately 3-foot intervals from a vertical dolly rigged parallel to the tree.

Click here for this fantastic image: Giant Redwood, in full for the first time (PIC)

The photographer is Nick Nichols and the photos were in the Oct 2009 National Geographic. Here is an article one it (it took 3 weeks just to build the rigging): ...

and video: ...

...and if you want to buy a 6-foot print for $200 :P