The nice thing about traveling the world is that you will find people different from what you are used to, that help us bring a new perspective to reality.
Today I was shooting in a place, here in cape town (a very particular place) and all of a sudden a friend of the owner arrived, Ben.
When I asked him his address so that I could send him the portrait, which he let me take, he gave me a piece of paper with a P.O. Box address: I haven’t seen one in decades.
Ben is 71 years old, and he told me a bit about his life: amongst the other things he’s been and actor and a director, working even in Italy, in Pompeii.
He told me many more stories, but his friend told me afterwards: “almost everything he has told you are lies, but they are good stories”
Exactly, the good stories are the best ones!
Anyways, this is Ben: