About the Author
Michael V. Messina is a fine art photographer and college teacher. He spent the majority of his adult life working as a paramedic and firefighter before pursuing his passion of teaching and creating photographs. His experience as a photographer includes genres ranging from fine art portraiture to photojournalism. Katja Gee is an art nude model and musician. Katja poses for fine art photographers and traditional figure artists, and travels throughout the United States as a model. She also performs as a classical pianist, and takes part in modern and electronic musical projects.