"What we do in life echoes in eternity. Massimus"
Great-grandson of italian immigrants was born on February 17, 1972, in the small neighborhood of east zone of São Paulo-Brazil. Grew up with his parents, two brothers and a sister, living in the same place until he was 40 years old. Graduated in Companies Administration, 12 years of work at the post office and 15 years at the family's company. In 2009 restarted shooting with a Nikon Coldpix and rescued one of his old funs already experienced at the end 80s, when he went to the beach to photograph his brothers who surfed on the north coast of São Paulo with a Minolta waterproof. In 2012 he bought a Nikon D3200, and began to learn how to use the equipment through websites, and free lessons on techniques and photos composition. Nowadays he lives in a small town in Tuscany-Italy (in the same place that lived his ancestors) with just over six thousand habitants, amid hills, just 30 minutes from the sea. He continues rescuing his old "playmates". Besides shooting photos he plays in two musical 432Hz projects as a bass player, a rock band called The Hollow Circle and an Indian experimental band called Dharma Fire. Is also interested in biodynamic agriculture (permaculture) and environmental excursions.
Inspired by photographers like Ansel Adams and Brassai tackle subjects in his photos as well commom people behavior, streets life, architecture, landscapes and nature.
“The important thing about a problem is not its solution, but the strength we gain in finding the solution.” — Seneca
“To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to.” — Khalil Gibran
“The world will ask you who you are, and if you don't know, the world will tell you.” — Carl Jung