… today was the day to spend on the lake and it was a beautiful one! My friend was unable to go down with me, so I slept in for a while and left for the lake about 6:45A and on the water by 8:45. Kinda late to get the early morning birds, but a quiet day in the sun and warmer temperatures seemed like the thing to do today and getting great photographs was the secondary mission.
Within the first hour I had seen a redtail hawk, peregrine falcon, egrets and herons, but because of the distance, not a shot worth keeping. A little later I hooked up with a coyote that was cruising the shoreline looking for food. I followed him for a couple miles and then he went up on a ridgeline and we have the photo above … a beautiful lady!
The image below was one of the early shots today and is of a Clarke’s Grebe that had just caught a breakfast treat … a few seconds of getting it aligned properly and then down the hatch!
All in all, it was a fabulous day and I spent around five hours on the water … didn’t feel much like getting off, but I did and then the drive home and a warm welcome from Katie as I came in the door … a perfect finish … dinner and now beginning to go through the day’s shots.
Have a beautiful day, keep breathing, smiling and sharing the joy you find in life!
I am the dawn, the whisper of winds, the perfume
The passing night fondled me, hovering close to me,
The breaking day builds the spirit temple of my joy.
I abandon myself!
It seems to me that never before have I walked with
the spirit as now, nor overcome space, time, and the
elements as I overcome them now.
excerpt from On a May Morning by Max Ehrmann
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In addition to sales of photographs already taken Ted does special shoots for patrons on request and also does air-to-air photography for those who want photographs of their airplanes in flight. All special photographic sessions are billed on an hourly basis.
Ted also does one-on-one workshops for those interested in learning the techniques he uses. By special arrangement Ted will do one-on-one aerial photography workshops which will include actual photo sessions in the air.
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