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On Guard

Thomas Williams, Jr. guards against possible punches from Marcus Brown during their match at Xavier University in February, 2017.

Taken during the first boxing match I'd ever covered, I knew I wanted to get an image that was different than the standard "hard hit," though there were plenty of those to be found. Everything just seemed to come together on this one. The backlighting, the sweat coming off of his body, the Showtime logo. It just seemed to work.

24mm · f/2.8 · 1/1600s · ISO 2500
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