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Worth 1,000 Words: Ray-Ray Armstrong's Grand Entrance

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.

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Shot by: Kym Fortino, 49ers Team Photographer

Subject: Ray-Ray Armstrong

Location: Levi's® Stadium

Fortino: "I chose this photo because of the raw emotion Ray-Ray displays.

"Ray-Ray is an intense guy whose energy is always super high. For that reason, he is easily one of my top three favorite players to shoot.

"This photo was taken right after player intros and I caught Ray-Ray at his emotional peak, motivating his teammates making their way to the sidelines.

"It was primetime on 'Thursday Night Football'. The team was in all black uniforms and it was the whole 'let's go' vibe that I get from this image."


This is Fortino's ninth season as a member of the San Francisco 49ers photography team.

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