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.


Brands and agencies Reno works for: 4711, Baldessarini, Betty Barclay, Chanel, Deichmann, Drykorn, Faktor 3, fischerAppelt, Grey, Hamburger Sparkasse (Haspa), Hoffmann und Campe, Horizont, InStyle, L’Officiel, Levi’s, Marie Claire, Maybelline New York, McCANN, New Yorker, Nike, Nivea, Oddity, Otto Group, Otto Kern, Panasonic, Palmolive, Pilot, Proximity/BBDO, Roberto Cavalli, s.Oliver, Scholz & Friends, Sennheiser, Swarovski, Tabac, Tamaris, 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.