Jim Baldwin


Primary Skill

Location Scout / Manager

34 years in business.

Secondary Skills

Location Library
Permit Service


  • Extensive knowledge of photography, light, & logistics
  • The original and largest Location Library in Northern California


Baldwin Production Services, Inc.


Jim Baldwin has been scouting and managing locations in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond his entire career. His work serves a broad clientele, including print and editorial advertisers, commercial and corporate producers, filmmakers, ad agencies, and photographers of all kinds.

Services include field scouting and same-day delivery, permits & location negotiations, parking, transportation, and safety coordination, maps and referrals to many related services and vendors. We recommend starting with our Location Library, the original and largest Filescouting source in Northern California.


San Francisco

I've worked with

Photographers / Directors

  • Hunter Freeman
  • Shawn McKenzie
  • Mark Seliger
  • Per Nordberg
  • Jim Hughes
  • David Westphal
  • Annie Leibovitz
  • James Haefner
  • Ian Logan Photography
  • Shannon MacIntyre
  • Toshi Oku
  • Sang An
  • Andy Anderson
  • Brian Garland
  • Eric Perry
  • Rick Rusing
  • Gus Butera
  • Vincent Dente
  • David Dewhurst
  • Jim Erickson
  • Emiliano Granado
  • Rick Graves
  • Robert Houser
  • John McNeil
  • Dominick Guillemot


  • Hi, I'm Roger
  • Friday's Films
  • SandBox Studios
  • Paige Dorian Productions
  • Purple Lamb Productions
  • Stonehenge Circle
  • GV Productions
  • Bauerfeind Productions
  • Virtually Nonexistent LLC
  • Shutterfly
  • StitchFix
  • Sundance Catalog
  • Restoration Hardware
  • Serena & Lily
  • Beautiful Pictures Productions
  • Mindfield
  • Planet PrePro
  • Avocados & Coconuts
  • Lightbox Libraries
  • Runner's World
  • Ford, Lincoln, Subaru, Toyota, Cadillac, Volvo, BMW, Mercedes
  • Gravy Productions
  • Adidas, Nike, New Balance, Athleta, Reebok, Under Armour
  • Williams Sonoma, WS Home, Pottery Barn, PB Teen & Kids