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Worth 1,000 Words: Marquise Goodwin's Diving 51-yard Reception

Posted Oct 10, 2017

Take a look behind the lens of the 49ers photography team as they captured Marquise Goodwin's diving catch in Week 5 against the Indianapolis Colts.

Over the course of the season, we will feature a select photo from each game day taken by a member of the San Francisco 49ers photography staff in our "Worth 1,000 Words" series.

Week 5 vs. Indianapolis Colts: Fourth Quarter


Shot by: Terrell Lloyd, Senior Manager of Photography Services

Subject: Marquise Goodwin

Location: Lucas Oil Stadium

Lloyd: "I work with five different cameras and lenses on any given gameday to capture various things in a game and get a variety of shots depending on where the team is at on the field. I also have an extender to multiply the focal length of a lens.

"So, on this play, the 49ers are down the field around their own 40-yard line, and I’m sitting in the end zone as the play unfolds. Hoyer goes to pass, and he throws a bomb downfield to Marquise Goodwin. I pan over to catch Marquise, and I’m like ‘Oh no. I’m really tight.’ So, as I pan over to take the shot coming downfield, Marquise is extended parallel to this diving catch. Since the line of scrimmage was so far down field, I’m using lens for a tight shot on a catch that’s now up close. There was no time to change cameras, and normally I wouldn’t use that lens for a deep pass.

"He extended his body parallel between two defenders, and that’s what makes it so interesting to capture that pass, at that angle, with that camera."

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Lloyd has served as the lead photographer of the San Francisco 49ers since 1996.


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