Stay cool with photographer RJ Shaughnessy
RJ Shaughnessy (b. Hollywood, Florida, 1979) is an American photographer, artist, film director and publisher. His work first garnered public attention in 2008 when he shot the Adidas Originals House Party campaign. Since then, RJ Shaughnessy has shot global campaigns for Uber, American Eagle, Nike Women, Vodafone, Bacardi, Virgin, Google, Capri Sun, Renault, Stussy, Adidas with David Beckham, Apple, Ray Ban, Sony PlayStation, Target, Microsoft, Levi’s, Nike and Clint Eastwood for Chrysler with Wieden + Kennedy. He has also shot for Magazines such as Dazed & Confused, The Fader, Spin, Vice & Self Service, as well as musicians such as Lil Wayne and Odd Future. Shaughnessy’s most recent book, Stay Cool is a quintessential story of summertime and youth in Los Angeles. As the foreword of the book states, “This is the story of youth, where it comes from, why it’s here and how quickly it escapes us if we aren’t paying attention”.