Juha Mustonen is a Finnish fashion photographer who started his career in the late 90’s as a snowboard photographer. Between 2000 and 2007 Mustonen was the editor-in-chief for snowboard magazine Slammer. Since then he has solely concentrated on fashion, lifestyle and advertising photography. Mustonen started his fashion photography career in Paris and eventually settled down in Milan for a number of years. Currently he splits his time between Helsinki and New York and travels worldwide for photo shoots. Mustonen fully devotes himself to developing an international career in fashion & lifestyle photography.
December 2013 saw the release of MUSTONEN YKSI - a self-published compilation comprising of a 188 page hardback photography book, five short films and an exhibition. YKSI is Mustonen’s statement on the appreciation and future of fashion photography. The project was shot at various locations around the world, including the arctic coast of Norway, Tokyo, Cape Town, New York, Naeba, Helsinki, Kilpisjärvi and Karkkila, where the first session was shot in the summer of 2012.
Mustonen’s fashion editorial work has been published in various publications including ELLE, REVS Magazine, Cosmopolitan, Olivia, Trendi, Gloria, HS Kuukausiliite, Drew, Oyster, Collezioni, Muse, Noi.se, Fashion Trend, H-magazine, Iki and Kult.
He has shot adverts for companies such as Reima, Stockmann, Red Label, Paulig, Makia Clothing, Helsinki Airport, Nokia, Seppälä, Lumene, Warner Music, Aurinkomatkat and Bon Aqua.