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    Olympic champion Darian Townsend teaches a future champion how to swim
    Composition 13
    Lighting 10
    Creativity 6
    Story 5

    We know she is safe but she is not yet convinced. I always look at the timing of a photo and as well, the mood and emotion being conveyed in that brief moment captured. The young swimmer's expression says it all. It must also be said that this is just a technically wonderful shot. And your use of negative space works very well to convey the trepidation a young person might feel learning to swim in the deep end. Well done and great addition to this assignment.

    Sherry L. Brukbacher
    National Geographic Photo Editor
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    Date Uploaded: Jul 16, 2015
    Location: La Jolla, California, United States
    Copyright: © Mike Lewis
    Categories: Black and White, Sports, Underwater
    Assignments: The Pool