Berkeley, CA, United States
Shawn Baldwin is a photojournalist and documentary filmmaker and photographer based in Berkeley, California, whose work has appeared in The New York Times, Stern, Newsweek, Vanity Fair, Bloomberg Businessweek and the New York Times Magazine.
Shawn lived in Baghdad for three years covering the war in Iraq while documenting the plight of the Iraqi people and the struggle of US forces serving there. Since that time he has worked throughout the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Europe on stories ranging from extreme poverty in the slums of Mumbai to the growing influence of Islam across the Arab world.
In 2002 he received a second place Magazine Portrait & Personality award in the Best of Photojournalism competition for his work in Afghanistan.
In addition to editorial work, some of his other clients include the United Nations and leading Fortune 500 companies JPMorgan Chase, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, Paramount Studios and Bechtel.