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Turkey's Lost Synagogues

Dr. Mark Fairchild is an expert at ruins in Turkey and talks about his discoveries. Video by Swikar Patel and Rosa Salter Rodriguez.

Swikar Patel - The Journal Gazette
Dr. Mark Fairchild in his office at Huntington University.

Using Voiceovers Well

Dr. Mark Fairchild is an excellent photographer. We put together this slideshow of his images and recorded a voiceover. Technically speaking, its pretty simple to do a slideshow like this.

I used a shotgun microphone to pick up his audio and I recorded his computer screen with each image as he spoke. This made editing later a breeze, since I knew exactly which photographs to drop on each clip. When doing a voiceover, it's important to record a bit of silence before and at the end of each clip. That let me splice them together seamlessly.

- Swikar Patel, Photojournalist