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Wright Productions Presents: World famous adventure writer and photographer, Ty Sawyer, is on assignment in Another Shade of... More

Wright Productions Presents: World famous adventure writer and photographer, Ty Sawyer, is on assignment in Another Shade of Blue. Join Ty as he travels to the planet's most remote, real, and raw outposts in search of experiences, unique cultures, oceans, rivers, villages, and the people that bring these locations to life. Ty has only one week to find the essence of the destination and capture it in words and images to meet his magazine's deadline. He seeks to find stories and photographs that are out of the ordinary, so he often finds himself facing challenging terrain, weather obstacles, uncooperative subjects and the element of time. Ty is determined to get the stories and stunning photos that sell the magazine and land his work on the cover. [less]

"Rangiroa and Huahine"

August 18, 2011
Ty's adventures on the islands of Rangiroa and Huahine in French Polynesia starts on Huahine, where he tours the island first by boat, then by horse and finally on foot where he visits some of the largest ancient archeological sites in all Polynesia. Next stop is Rangiroa. On this archipelago of innumerable islands he will dive Tiputa pass where the current pushes you along at five knots as you watch the ocean floor zoom underneath you. He will also get into the black pearl culture while in the Tuamotu Islands. We'll dive right on the farm, pick our own pearl oysters, and see what we get. Ty ends this episode on his own luxurious private island called Motu Teta.