Shotwell was hired to make 2 background videos for Guns n’ Roses live shows throughout South America. One was a skate inspired edit and these are a few BTS shots from it. We never saw the live show in person, but we’re still stoked to be a part of it!
Skaters: Shane Cox, Donny Hunt, Daniel Vargas
We are thrilled to announce that we have successfully launched our latest project, Purps, founded by PM Tenore, Kelly Slater, and Dr. Chris Schaumburg. Purps is a healthy alternative to the sugar-filled drink sitting in front of you. Today’s drink market is consumed with an overwhelming amount of high sugar and low nutrient drink options. With Purps you are guaranteed no artificial colors, no artificial flavors, and no preservatives.
Purps offers products with premium nutritional value that are better choices for your daily routine. The founders have worked diligently to create the Purple Life Formula which contains 6 Superfruits from across the globe, including organic mangosteen, maqui berry, acai berry, blackberry, blueberry and last but not least, grape.
For more information check it out at Purps.com and pick up your new favorite Purps drink.
We had the opportunity to work with some awesome musicians, great video guys, and a total babe out in Joshua Tree. Here is a random sampling of what we got into. We can’t reveal too much… as to not spoil the video. We also stopped by the Dinos on the side of Highway 10 on the way back to LA because, well, why not!
Lot’s of things come to mind when thinking about Baywatch. Sure it’s mostly beautiful women with fantastic breasts bouncing in slow motion in their hot red bikinis, but hey there were some epic plots mixed in too, and let’s not forget The Hoff! What better way to romanticize your childhood than creating a font for it?! Get your BAYWATCH logo themed font here, exclusively offered from your friends at Shotwell Digital.
Here’s some shots from Finelli’s 35mm. We had a “client meeting” with the creator and founder of Langly, Evan Lane. We created his Langly site for him a few months ago… if you get the chance you should go check out www.langly.co
We had a fun night that ended in some fun games of darts. Mr. Moss mustache to raise awareness for testicular cancer made a huge appearance. It even played darts with us!
Shotwell has been hitting it hard in the renovation department as of late. We have packed our bags and moved to the heart of DTLA into a super old, run down warehouse style building with a storefront. The renovation has been a massive undertaking but it’s really starting to come together now! (thanks to the help of a lot of family, friends, and hard working day-laborers, and Oscar… but I’ll tell you more about him later) Here’s a few pics we’ve snapped on our phones along the way…
We are making progress every day and will update here when the next wave of updates are complete! (hopefully sooner than later)
Summer is tuning up in Australia right now and the Hawaiian winter season is kinda, really getting a steam on. What that means is: It’s trunk time. Is there any better time? Sure, it’s so hot outside that your skin cries, but the water welcomes at all times and a good set of trunks are the gateway to surfing’s most feel-good tip. Swinging trunk’d hips down the line to a beach packed with gals sunning ‘emselves is any man’s happy place. We love trunks so much that we curated a bunch that we dig, and put them on one of our other favourite things: Uh, girls.
Once you’ve enjoyed the gallery, y’can buy the trunks you see here by clicking theses links:
Volcom, Hurley, Vans, O’Neill, Reef, Oakley, Quiksilver, Our Caste, Body Glove.
Models: Sahara and Cassy |Filmed and edited by Jon Hechtkopf
Photography by Matt Finelli
Artwork by Eric Rovegno (@gonzometry)
Music: The Yeah Yeah Yeahs
Vintage Supply Co. Promo Photo: Jenavieve Belair