arl Studna is a multifaceted photographer, lecturer, author and spiritual counselor. Carl’s three decades of commercial shooting covers the spectrum of author portraits, music photography, corporate and advertising, celebrity portraits, and fine art. Studna’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.
Studna’s mission through his craft is 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 lectures, interviews and published works is that life is a sacred journey to be cherished and embraced, awakening to the splendor that lies in life’s seemingly ordinary moments.
Carl’s book, “CLICK!”….“Choosing Love, One Frame at a Time” uses the example of the camera’s CLICK as a metaphor for our choice in every moment to be present and choose love over fear.
Currently residing in the pristine mountains of Colorado with his wife Cynthia, Carl views the world as his home and considers it an honor to travel the globe in offering his talents and his gifts.