Julia Baier studied photography at the Bremen University of the Arts. She lives and works as a freelance photographer in Berlin/Germany. She has exhibited her photographs in numerous national and international group and solo exhibitions. Her works won multiple awards and granted her various scholarships (extract: 2.prize Europ. Architecture Photography Award 2015; nomination for the World Press Masterclass 2004; under the top 10 of the Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2003). Julia currently works for different national and international magazines and newspapers and has been teaching photography. She has already released several books: Sento (2008), Water Matters (2013) and In Tune – Variations on an Orchestra (2015), all published with peperoni books Berlin. For almost 20 years now Julia Baier has been to just about every place where you can get wet: lakes and beaches, swimming and paddling pools, saunas, hot springs and sentos, from Japan to Hungary, from Iceland to Lithuania. This journey around the globe is an anthem to the element water, and to all those who get pleasure and benefit out of it. Since 2019 Julia Baier is a member of the UP Photographers collective.