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Bold Design Brings Colorful, Healing Nature Photography to Pediatrics Center

Omaha Pediatric Therapy in Omaha, Nebraska wanted to combine the healing power of nature photography with something colorful and happy...

Creative Wayfinding That Stands Out

At KJP, we don’t cut corners.  We WORK with them! Our newest wayfinding solution for Allina Health's United Hospital in...

Meaningful Last-Minute Gift Ideas for Nature Lovers (aka Everyone!)

Nature is all about keeping things simple.  That’s why things like getting a little fresh air when you’re stressed or...

Creativity on Display at UNMC’s Munroe-Meyer Institute

From the moment we got involved with The University of Nebraska Medical Center’s Munroe-Meyer Institute, we knew it was going...

New Portfolio – The Lush Landscape of Western Arkansas & Southeastern Oklahoma

Earlier this year, Carolyn and I traveled through the lush landscapes of western Arkansas and the southeastern-most corner of Oklahoma. ...

What Are You Looking at?

How do you feel when you look at this image?Calm?Comforted?Hopeful? Countless studies show looking at images like this can improve patient...

5 Ways DIRTT’s Cutting Edge Technology is Making a Big Splash in Healthcare Environments

We recently worked with DIRTT via AOI Corporation in Omaha, Nebraska on a brand-new healthcare facility for Methodist Physicians Clinic...

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...

Making a Difference in Our Own Backyard – A Collaboration with University of Nebraska Medical Center

Being part of something you believe in feels good.  But you know the feeling you get when the work you...

3 Ways We Can Help Your Healthcare Facility Succeed

Our primary goal at Kurt Johnson Photography is to help people by bringing the healing power of nature indoors. We...

Our Holiday Gift to You . . .

FREE Zoom Backgrounds Zoom has taken the place of office spaces and meeting rooms, so we thought we'd give you a...

Do You Know How Much Time You Spend Indoors (And Why it Matters)??

90% of our time is spent indoors.* That’s a shocking amount of time, especially considering all the benefits of being...

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...

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...

Healthcare Installations: Making a Difference

"Because, in the end, I can think of no more nobler cause, than bringing comfort to someone going through a...

5 Reasons To Use Vector Graphics in Your Next Healthcare Project

Mother nature never goes out of style, but over the past several months, we have seen the popularity of vector...

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...

Which Color is the Most Noticeable?

  Color is a powerful tool when trying to create a certain feeling in a healthcare environment.  Yellow exudes positivity...

Cancer Patient’s Feedback, Something Everyone Involved in Healthcare Needs to Hear

A patient being treated for breast cancer at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis recently reached out to us on social media with...

Nature Images Provide Healing, Wayfinding at Newly Remodeled Fulton State Hospital

"A moral society is ultimately measured by how it treats those in distress and challenge, and how it treats those...

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...

Raw Beauty in the Vastly Different Landscapes of the Badlands and the Black Hills

One of the benefits of traveling across the country for a specific project is the opportunity to explore and photograph...

Unique Nature Imagery Benefits Patients and Staff – Allina Health Installation

We’re so excited about our recent art installation in Minneapolis for Allina Health. This is our first DIRTT willowglass project...

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. ...

Video: Explore the Impact of Art from Three Perspectives: Photographer, Architect and Healthcare Provider

In this webinar, presenters Kurt and Carolyn Johnson, owners, Kurt Johnson Photography, and Mitchell S. Elliott, AIA, senior partner, RDG Planning...

Installation of CHI Bergan

This project was interesting. Not only did we create custom imagery for the Knuckle lobby area, but we were fortunate...

Installation of Lauritzen Outpatient Center

This project moved us out of our comfort zone because of the overall art vision and how we presented our...

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...

Kurt Johnson Photography teams with Vetter Health Services to bring comfort to senior living facility

This is the first article in a three-part series on a project in Broken Bow, NE, that was recently highlighted...

Framed Art at Sodoro Law Office

Installing fine art photography is always a joy because a successful project with great people is what we are all...

Southeast toward the rising sun…

Travel…either you love it or hate it, work or pleasure, short jumps or long haul.  I happen to love to...