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Carl Costas is a freelance photojournalist and former staff photographer for the Sacramento Bee. Before becoming a photographer, Carl was a sergeant in the United States Marine Corps -- but the military wasn't his calling. As he says, "After four years of serving beside some of the bravest people I've ever met, I traded my weapon for a camera -- and learned about myself." Since that time, Carl's camera has taken him around the world and into the lives of countless people. His work can be found at

To Tell a Story Visually, Build Trust with Your Subject

Tweet Editor’s note: Carl Costas is a Sacramento-based photographer specializing in photojournalism. He is a former staff photographer for the Sacramento Bee. In his first video on visual storytelling for Black Star Rising, Carl discusses the importance of building rapport with your subject. Tweet

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