Interview Description: Carl Studna discusses how he uses photography to inspire, educate and strengthen self esteem in others through cultivating a safe and loving environment that allows his subjects to sense the perfection and grace residing at the core of their being, thus allowing their true essence to shine. The primary theme that weaves its way through Carl's work is that life is a sacred journey to be cherished and embraced, awakening to the splendor that lies in life's seemingly ordinary moments.
Bio: Carl Studna is a multifaceted photographer, lecturer, author and spiritual counselor. His three decades of commercial shooting covers the spectrum of author portraits, music photography, corporate and advertising, celebrity portraits, and fine art. Carl's intimate portraits of influential people ranging from Paul McCartney to the Dalai Lama are known worldwide and have graced publications ranging from Time Magazine to Rolling Stone. Carl holds a Master's degree in Spiritual Psychology and is a licensed Science of Mind Practitioner. His new book, CLICK!: Choosing Love, One Frame at a Time will be published in 2011.
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