Dieter Klein is a freelance photographer. In 2003, he received the "Best Reportage" award from Bild der Wissenschaft for his reportage on robots. His true passion, however, is the imagery of abandoned cars. With this, he won the prize for "Best Photography" at both Discovery Days 2017 (Switzerland) and Festival El Mundo 2018 (Austria). Dieter Klein regularly gives lectures and shows slide shows on "Lost Wheels" and "Forest Punk" respectively. Dieter Klein lives and works near Cologne.