Reno Mezger was born and raised in Leipzig, a scenic and charming town in the eastern German state of Saxony.

Early in his career he worked as an art director for advertising and design agencies. During that period he discovered his love for photography and moving images.

With stopovers in Auckland and NYC, Reno now lives and works in Hamburg, Germany.


His editorial/advertising clients, brands and agencies include: 4711, Axel Springer, Baldessarini, Betty Barclay Fashion, Caution Aachen, Chanel, Deichmann, Drykorn, Faktor 3 Hamburg, fischerAppelt Hamburg, Grey Düsseldorf, Hamburger Sparkasse (Haspa), Hoffmann und Campe, Horizont, InStyle, L’Officiel, Levi’s, Marie Claire, New Yorker, Nike, Nivea, Ofenstein München, Oddity Berlin, Otto Group, Otto Kern, Panasonic, Pilot Hamburg, Proximity/BBDO, Roberto Cavalli, RTL, s.Oliver, Scholz & Friends Hamburg, Sennheiser, Swarovski, Tabac, Wellendorff and Zalando.


Reno currently works on A Celebration of Man. A collectible fine art photography book and gallery exhibition, in collaboration with Leica Fotografie International. Featuring male models from prestigious model agencies around the world. All men pose nude and are photographed exclusively for the project.