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Is Nature Better Than Caffeine?

What's better than caffeine for boosting your mood and energy levels?!?! NATURE!  And when you can't BE in nature, which unfortunately is...

Large-scale Nature Images Make an Impact at Fairview Health Services’ New Clinic in River Falls, WI

Ever heard the saying, “Go big or go home?”  Well, that seemed to be the underlying theme of designer Ashley...

What I Did During Covid

When I used to hear the term 2020, the first thing I thought about was having perfect vision.  In my...

5 Reasons Glass is Gaining Popularity in Healthcare

It's 2020. Navigating life during a pandemic is the new norm, which means you’re faced with an environment that is...

3 Things You Don’t Know About Me

I recently photographed some beautiful blue hydrangea in my studio in downtown Omaha.  A former client requested new images of...

Still 2020. Revisting the Pantone Color of the Year.

We are halfway through 2020 and I don't think it's an overstatement to say most of us are not in...

For Our Healthcare Heroes

We know better than anyone the calming, stress-reducing effect nature images can have on people who are feeling anxious and...

Bringing the Healing Views of the PNW to Healthcare Environments

Hoh Rain Forest Olympic National Park, Forks, WA. Image by Kurt Johnson Photography. One of the perks of my job...

Autumn’s Beauty and Transformation

Autumn is the most visually rich season and also the most fleeting.  In the Midwest, it's usually my last hurrah...

Is Wayfinding the Key to Simplifying Complex Healthcare Environments?

Hospitals and healthcare treatment centers are specializing in increasingly diverse areas of medicine.  As a result, the facilities themselves can...

How to Improve Patient Outcomes in Healthcare Now

  Environments play a huge role in patient satisfaction and well-being.  More and more research indicates changes to the interior design...

The Healing Benefits of Nature Imagery in Healthcare Facilities

Is it time for a refresh? With more and more studies revealing the positive impacts of using nature imagery in hospitality...

Why Water Images Lead to Positive Patient Outcomes in Healthcare Design

Water.  It makes up approximately 60% of our bodies and covers almost 3 quarters of the earth's surface.  We can't...

Designing a Brand Through Art and Architecture: A Tale of Two Hospitals

We recently presented a live webinar with the Center for Health Design alongside Julie Robertson, NCIDQ, IIDA, Interior Design Director...

Creating Healthcare Spaces with Intention

Even though I’ve been a Midwestern fine art photographer for many years, when I began creating art for healthcare, I...

Shapes, Forms & Colors of 2018

Being a nature photographer, most of my work is shot on location, but getting a studio in 2018 gave me...

Art in Healthcare Transformed by the Healing Power of Nature Images

Being a photographer, capturing the beauty I see in the world, is something that has always come easily to me. ...

Autumn Brings Beauty and Unique Opportunities for Healing Nature Images

  Everywhere I go, this time of year, is filled with breathtaking changes in nature ~ lush green forests turning...

Collaboration key for Brookings Health System installation

Brookings Health System, in Brookings South Dakota, was the type of project that we absolutely love to do, and it...

Did you know sand could be this beautiful?

Sometimes I'm surprised by what I find when I'm out capturing images for healthcare environments, hospitals and hospitality.  These examples...