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How do you photograph your dig site? Chuck takes photographs to record the entire excavation process.
Chuck takes photographs to record the entire excavation process.
   
Chuck Said
I'm the photographer. I take constant photographs of the work as dirt is removed and things are exposed. That's a very big job since every single thing we excavate has to be photographed in place before we remove it from the ground.

One of the most important clues we have is where an object was found. Later, in the lab, when we're far away from the site, we look at the photographs over and over to remind us where we found an object. We take hundreds and hundreds of photographs every field season, both in color and black and white. I also take videos documenting what we've found.