Each week, Trisanna meets the people of Paznaun: personalities which only this place could create. Today a man of pictures, Ronald Lorenz, the photographer from Galtür. Click on the title to see the full interview.
37, born in Zams
Place of residence
My wife Nina and daughter Aurelia
Photographer, tourism expert
My favourite subject to photograph Paznaun
What’s so special about it?
It’s a beautiful, impressive mountain. I’ve been to the summit about 12 times. You can see it straight out of our living room window.
What time of year do you prefer as a photographer?
All four seasons have their own appeal. In spring the crocus blossoms, in summer the contrasts of light, in autumn the variety of colours, and in winter I like the surreal atmosphere.
What’s your favourite picture?
The big and small Piz Buin with the Ochsentaler glacier
And your favourite meal?
Wiener Schnitzel with cranberries and potatoes, made by my mother.
What’s the most beautiful spot in Paznaun?
The Futschöltal valley in Jam
Describe the people of Pazanun in one word
What’s a typical Paznaun characteristic?
If Galtür were an animal, what would it be?
With what drink should you celebrate a successful season?
Your favourite colour in the winter?
The Silvretta Arena in one word?
What’s your favourite language during the season?
The Paznaun dialect
Where do you find a moment of peace?
With our horses, in the mountains and with my family
The most important winter accessory?
A winter hat
What’s the best time of the day?
Six o’clock in the morning
What’s most important change over the last decade?
The birth of Aurelia in 2015