Johannes grew up in Stavanger Norway. At young age he started photographing everything around him, and he is still doing that. He has had solo shows and been part of group art shows in New York, Boston, Minneapolis, Oslo and Stavanger. His work is a part of Walker Art Center collection. He is also in private collections both in Norway and the USA. Since 2006 Johannes has collaborated with Salvation Army, photographing their humanitarian work in  USA, Portugal, Kenya, India, Bangladesh and Norway, also Johannes works with Dagens Næringsliv, Dagbladet, Aftenposten, covering the United States of America. Johannes has great passion for food, and since 2006 he has photographed 5 best selling cooking books in Norway: Rett Skal Være Rett, Drikk Mer, Suppe Såpe Frelse, Kjartans Tango, Tørst, Pedal Kraft and most recent På Stive Hjul gjennom Amerika.

Client list:

Editorial:
Dagens Næringsliv
Der Spiegel
The Sunday Times
Forbes Magazine
Neue Luzerner Zeitung
Time Magazine
The Paris Review
O Magazine
Aftenposten
Verdens Gang
Dagbladet
Stavanger Aftenblad
Adresseavisen
Fædrelandsvennen
Bergens Tidende
Scanpix
Aftonbladet
Expressen
Børsen
Dagens Industri
D2 Magazine
Magasinet Plot
Shape Up
Costume
Eno
-
AD agencies:
Creo Communication
Drivkraft
Dinamo
Fasett
say:
-
Publishing houses:
Aschehoug
Gyldendahl 
Press 
-
Governmental and Non Governmental Clients:
Frelsesarmeen/Salvation Army
Justis og Politidepartementet
Norges Blindeforbund
UNICEF
EAT Forum
-
Others:
TV3
Midelfart Holding AS
Rogaland Teater
Universal Music Norge
Big Box Records
Technip
Total
Rosenberg Verft
-----------------------------------------
-----------------------------------------
-----------------------------------------
-----------------------------------------

CV

Johannes W. Berg
johanneswberg.com
+19172935988


PROFILE
Confident and passionate photographer with broad experience from editorial and commercial clients.  I have over fifteen years of experience managing a wide variety of assignments and projects. Years of working for the newspaper industry has given me the agility needed to deal with changing work environments and short deadlines.  I consistently deliver high quality photos that have been used on small screens, billboards, books, and other types of print media.
EXPERIENCE
U.S photographer Dagens Næringsliv; New York City — 2009-Present
Covered the whole U.S for Dagens Næringsliv, photographing assignments and reporting stories since 2009.   
Covered two presidential campaigns and breaking political stories.
Experience covering extreme weather, current affairs, and finance news.
Staff Contract Photographer Dagens Næringsliv; Oslo Norway — 2006-2009
Covering Oslo and Norway for Dagens Næringsliv and D2 Magazine, finance, politics and current affairs. 
Staff Contract Photographer , Rogalands Avis, Stavanger Norway — 2002-2006
Covering Rogaland and Stavanger for Rogalands Avis, Sports, local politics, Breaking News.
Books: 
Rett skal være rett (2006,PRESS)
Drikk Mer(2008,Drivkraft)
Suppe Såpe og Frelse fra 4 verdenshjørner(2009,Drivkraft)
Kjartans Tango (Gyldendal/Versal forlag 2012), 
TØRST (2014,Küenholdt), 
Pedal Kraft( 2016,Küenholdt)
På Stive Hjul i Amerika (2017Jæren Forlag) 

Other editorial clients, 
Europe: Sweden - Aftonbladet, Dagens Industri, Expressen, Magazinet Café, Bonnier Forlag, Norway- Aftenposten, VG, Dagbladet, NTB Scanpix, Morgenbladet, Adressa, Fedrelandsvennen, Bergens Tidene,  Aschehoug forlag, Aller Media, Cappelen Damm Forlag, NRK, TV2, TV3, Denmark - Børsen, EU - The Sunday Times, Der Spiegel, Neue Luzerner Zeitung
Print and Repro production, Bitmap, Stavanger, Norway 2004-2005
Bitmap is Rogaland County largest commercial photo studio, I was producing large scale photography and printing, creating large banners, photographs, stands for exhibits and trade shows, clients where ranging from the oil industry to fine art. We scanned on Kodak Photo CD system  and Imacon Flextight Scanners, We also photographed/scanned/retouch work for old historical archives. I handled photo storage in large scale. 
Camera Expert and  Lab associate Elite Foto, Stavanger, Norway 1999-2002
I worked at Elite Foto Stavanger,  we operated the largest lab in the area, with clients ranging private to professional marked, I started running lab deliveries and in the end I was a professional fuji lab worker. We processed  and printed from C41 color negative, E6 positives,  and enlargements from Fuji Frontier. Also Epson printers for larger productions.

Exhibits

AMERIKA, Trygve Lie Gallery, New York, 2012
foto.no/a/44886
DSM-V, The Future Moynihan Station, New York 2013
http://www.artnet.com/galleries/vito-schnabel/dsm-v/
9 Artist, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, 2013 (Collaboration Bjarne Melgaard)
https://walkerart.org/calendar/2013/9-artists
9 Artist, MIT, list Visual Arts Center, 2014(Collaboration Bjarne Melgaard)
https://listart.mit.edu/exhibitions/9-artists

EDUCATION
Art History, Grunnfag, College of Stavanger

SKILLS

Adobe Creative 
Photoshop,Bridge,Lightroom
InDesign
Final Cut Pro
PhotoMechanics

Food photography
Portraits
Commercial Photography
Ad campaigns

Back to Top