Born in 1971, lives in his hometown Linz/Austria as an independent architectural photographer. After graduation from Commercial College in 1991 there came years of training and working in leading advertising photo-studios in the region of Linz, and in addition, the successful degree in law studies 1998 at the university of Salzburg/Austria. The company MARTIN STEINKELLNER ARCHITEKTURFOTOGRAF was established in August 2006, following the examination for the Master's Certificate in photography with honors at the Chamber Of Economy Austria. From 2007 through 2011 member of the Examination Commission for apprenticeship- and master's certifications and after that member of the Committee Of Austrian Professional Photographers from 2011 to 2015. Since May 2011 teacher for photography at the vocational training school BS Linz 9.