Winona Bailey

Born in Port Hope, Ontario, Canada. I grew up in Huron County then moved to London for University and moved back to Zurich in 2010.

I am a self taught photographer and photography for me is always an experiment to make the world I see into art. My focus is nature, landscape and macro photography however I do frequently step out of my comfort zone. I am always willing to capture more than what is naturally given to us because everything holds a story. It is my goal, as a photographer, to capture this story in order to share with others for open interpreta on.

When I look around at what I am viewing, I think to myself: "How can I illuminate its core beauty?" I dare to explore my senses and my no ons of the world through photos. I find it is the most medita ve way for me to understand the world in order to challenge my own reality and push my limits. I have been told by many that I have a very unique grasp on life, which is an out-of the-box thinker. Where I wonder about why the grass seems less green? Where can I find the mysteries of the world hidden in various guises of what is taken granted of, looked over and unno ced in society? Here is where the real stories of photos can emerge.

I explore humanity and the way the world is/was/will be. I will look at the extremes and the in-betweens. I step, more like stammer, on the wayside and take the path less travelled, finding myself along the way in my wanderings and rambling imagina on. Yet, this is where my inspira on leads me to photography, an outlet for the and stories that are never told, left unspoken for others to create.

In the end, take a step into the abstraction of my world and view the interesting quirks revelled in the stories photos tell, finding the hidden secrets that are found along the way unfolding in front of my eyes.