Maurizio was born in Como in 1956, and lives and works in Milan. He approached the world of analogue photography starting off with a Widelux swing-lens panoramic camera. In 1991, he started to cooperate with Polaroid Italy. He was nominated “Instant Artist” and is the creator of the “Polaroid Collection Italy” as well as the “Photographical Mosaic” technique, which he immortalizes in portraits related to the world of cinema, art and culture. In 2003, he took a snapshot of Johnny Depp during the Venice Film Festival. The picture was chosen for the cover of the September issue of the prestigious Times Magazine. He won top-rated awards, such as the “Grand Prix Kodak for Italian advertising” in 1992, and awards like the one of first depicting photographer of the “Class” magazine. Many critics and characters of contemporary culture wrote for him, for example, Nicola Piovani, Davide Oldani, Michele De Lucchi, Dario.