The Who Needs Wings request in the New Pokémon Snap is one of the requests in the new game to feature the Illumina Orbs, a new feature and item in the Pokémon series, so it makes sense that the game would have you use to it to make a Pokémon fly? Here's how you can complete this request from Rita, and snag a shiny new profile icon.
Who Needs Wings Pokémon Snap Request Walkthrough
This request isn't incredibly complicated, so long as the player knows what they are doing. Select Florio Nature Park (Night) at Level 2 or higher. There, you'll be able to find plenty of Dodrio, which is the essential Pokémon for being able to complete this request.
Once you find your Dodrio, toss an Illumina orb at the Pokémon, and if it hits, the Dodrio will starting glowing, and then jump way high in the air, as if it were flying through the air. While it's all the way up in the air, take a photo of the Dodrio, and that's that. The request has been completed.
For your efforts, the player will be rewarded with a profile icon of Rita, that you can use to customize your profile, and show off one of your favorite characters in the New Pokémon Snap.