chapter  8
Recording Sound
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SOUND IS VITAL TO UNDERSTANDING “If you close your eyes while watching a news program like 60 Minutes, you will find that you can absorb the story with no problem. The images enhance the story, but it is the sound that is vital to understanding,” says Dirck Halstead, a digital video pioneer whose workshops train photojournalists transitioning from still to video storytelling and whose website,, provides a wealth of information for multimedia and video producers.