Michael Messner and his wife Jena own Vantage Photography, recently voted one of the top five photography agencies in San Diego. Michael and Jena have been shooting professionally since 2005.


In addition to photography, Michael has worked in internet marketing for a Fortune 500 software company, has done psychology research as a Fulbright Fellow in Italy, and has conducted survey research for the US government.


When not working, Michael can be found building sailboats in his garage, napping in his hammock, or playing with his newborn, Elliott.