Born in Upper Austria in 1964. Studied at the University of Music and Performing Arts, Department „Film and Television“, Vienna. Two-year basic training in the subjects image technology/camera, direction, screenplay, editing and production. Then specializazion in image technology/camera (3 years). Numerous camera and director assistants and set production manager for feature films/series by Karin Brandauer, Axel Corti, Michael Kehlmann and Peter Weck as well as in advertising. 1987 Start of professional activity as still photographer, since 2004 with own photo studio FOTOLOFT.AT Since 2018 member of the Austrian Association of Cinematographers (aac).