Kurt was born in a small village in Austria´s southern province Carinthia. After school he went to Vienna to study journalism. In 1992 he joined the Höhere Graphische Lehranstalt to study photography. Since then he has been working as a photographer for various magazines, artists and commercial clients.
One of the highlights in his career was the shooting of the Sportmagazin Bikinikalender in Rio de Janeiro . A production which has been realized in the past by a number of world famous photographers like Helmut Newton, David LaChapelle, Michel Comte, Oliviero Toscani and Andres H. Bitesnich.
For 16 years he has been working with his wife Marion Pinter, who is a specialist in organisation and production and an experienced car photographer too.