By Ted Grussing
We have a beautiful red head female common merganser being pursued by four male common mergansers (green heads) … we are approaching the mating season and it seems like this lady is being courted by four handsome suitors … or more realistically, we got within their comfort zone and they decided it was time to get out of Dodge. We’ll never know as inter-species communication was not very good on Friday and they were in a hurry.
I took this shot Friday on Lake Pleasant and it is among the best shots I have taken of inflight mergansers. Heading back down there on Thursday and will be looking for more of them … and any other wild critter that flies, walks or swims. I also got an amazing shot of an adult bald eagle which I plan to send out tomorrow night.
A wonderful weekend and now a terrific new week is underway … smile, keep breathing and enjoy each moment you are here. This is all there is, the present, make good memories … future plans? Sure, but make sure that today is the best day you have ever lived … as always, it is your choice.
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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.