Dürnstein once was a medieval castle. King Richard I Lionheart of England was held captive there by Duke Leopold V of Austria after their dispute during the Third Crusade. The ruins and the city lying below are now one of the most visited tourist destinations in the Wachau in Lower Austria.
Helmut Steiner is a professional photographer, software engineer and food addict living and working in Vienna, Austria. He loves to shoot with natural light but also experiments a lot in his studio in Lower Austria. He is known for his panoramic prints of nature and mountain scenes which are taken while exploring and travelling our beautiful planet.