Filippo is a self-taught photographer: always driven by the desire to capture fleeting moments and stimulated by his passion for surfing, he produces travel breathtaking reportage.
The exhibition “Passenger” is the result of his last trip to California: a collection of faces, characters and moments experienced during the journey.
I met Corey by chance, during a session at San Onofre.
The seaview park lot has always been a meeting point… I Ieave my car next to a white Ford van while a young blond boy with cold eyes comes out from the back and greets me as if he sees me every day… “See you in the water man! It looks so fun!”
So I quickly get changed and follow him on the line up. A couple of waves were enough to figure out thatthis guy got something special. His grace on the longboard is unique and makes look easy every single movement. Zero effort. Light as a feather… Smooth…
A wonderkid that seems to come out from another era.
After a couple of small talks the next day we are taking some pictures together, but only until 10 because then the guy has to go to school… Being 16 years old in California and be masters of the world.