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Friday, August 31, 2012

Big Bass at West Lake

Took  break from the run today and got to work early.

Lunch time we tried something new.  Wood Charcoal fired chicken at a shop next to the bodega.

Back home, it is meatballs and spaghetti for dinner.

After dinner back out to West Lake for some fishing.  The sun is setting earlier and earlier so no time to waste.

This day in history "Thomas Edison receives a patent for his movie camera, the Kinetograph. Edison had developed the camera and its viewer in the early 1890s and staged several demonstrations.
The camera was based on photographic principles discovered by still-photograph pioneers Joseph Nicephone Niepce and Louis Daguerre of France. In 1877, inventor Edward Muybridge developed a primitive form of motion pictures when Leland Stanford, governor of California, invited him to develop photo studies of animals in motion. Muybridge developed an ingenious system for photographing sequential motion, setting up 24 cameras attached to trip wires stretched across a racetrack. As the horse tripped each wire, the shutters snapped. The resulting series of photos could be projected as something resembling a motion picture. This breakthrough in the early 1870s inspired another student of animal motion, Etienne Jules Marey of France, to develop in 1882 a rotating camera rather like a rifle, where different pictures were taken in a rapid sequence by a rotating cartridge."

Now, we have cameras in our phones.  Some are better than the camera costing hundreds of dollars.

At the lake, the fishing is slow.  I manage to bass......One them surprised me as my float was pulled under the water suddenly.   A big bass took my minnow and made a break for it.

Photo of the day "Big Bass at West Lake"


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