Clark James Mishler
The Three Minute Portrait.
Started on the first day of January, 2010, I have produced at least one portrait each day since. The average time for each portrait is 3 minutes. Here are the results.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on August 31st, 2011

Garrison Keilor, Alaska State Fair, Palmer, Alaska (Clark James Mishler)

5 PM, August 28, 2011.  Story teller, Garrison Keillor, in a moment of contemplation during his performance at the Alaska State Fair

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on August 31st, 2011

Alaska State Fair, Palmer, Alaska (Clark James Mishler)

1 PM, August 27, 2011.  Jenny Russell prepares to compete at the Alaska State Fair Rodeo.  I saw her later in the day with a wrap on her leg, a pulled muscle.  Rodeo can be a dangerous occupation.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on August 30th, 2011

Alaska State Fair, Palmer, Alaska (Clark James Mishler)

4 PM, August 26, 2011.  Up close and personal with Michelle and her butterfly eye at the Alaska State Fair.  I hope you won’t get sick of these ASF images, but I will be spending a lot of time there as the official photographer.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on August 30th, 2011

Alaska State Fair, Palmer, Alaska (Clark James Mishler)

7 PM, August 25, 2011.  Professional Pirate since 1992, Ted Shred highlights the Pirate show at this year’s Alaska State Fair.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on August 30th, 2011

 (Clark James Mishler)

11:30 AM, August 24, 2011.  Kris Gregory and her kids take a break in front of the newly restored store at Kennecott Mines National Historic Landmark.  Kris, who resides in New York City, has been spending her summers in Kennecott for each of the past 20 years.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on August 30th, 2011

 (Clark James Mishler)

4 PM, August 23, 2011.  Bus driver, Jen Gessert, picks berries in front of Kennecott Glacier Lodge during a break.  The raspberries were everywhere and available for the picking.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on August 30th, 2011

Bush pilot, Anna Anderson, Copper Vally Air, Glennallen, Alaska (Clark James Mishler)

11 AM, August 22, 2011.  Bush pilot, Anna Anderson, of Copper Valley Air prepares for a flight to Kennecott Glacier Lodge in Wrangell Saint Elias National Park.  We spent three days in one of my favorite places on earth.  More images to follow…

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on August 21st, 2011

Terri and Jeff Hazlewood and their kids, Jack and Leona, South Addition, Anchorage (Clark James Mishler)

7:30 PM, August 21, 2011.  South Addition neighbors, Terri and Jeff Hazlewood with their kids, Jack and Leona, Anchorage

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on August 20th, 2011

Alana, age 5, enjoys a cinnimon bun at City Market, Anchorage (Clark James Mishler)

11 AM, August 20, 2011.  Alana, age 5, enjoys a cinnamon roll at City Market, Anchorage.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on August 20th, 2011

Chloe Keller, make-up artist (Clark James Mishler)

4 PM, August 19, 2011.  Make-up artist for the stars, Chloe Keller, on location for a TV spot for Northrim Bank, Anchorage

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on August 18th, 2011

Alaskan Gothic (Clark James Mishler)

6:30 PM, August 18, 2011.  Alaskan Gothic.   Newly arrived Alaskan adventure seekers and wonderful house guests, Melissa and Holly.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on August 18th, 2011

Hanging by his fingertips (Clark James Mishler)

4 PM, August 17, 2011.   Hanging by his finger tips, Oscar Avellandea takes a break during an all day photo session for Northrim Bank, Anchorage

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on August 16th, 2011

Neighbors Sandra and Pat with dogs Mac and Stella, South Addition, Anchorage (Clark James Mishler)

8:30 PM, August 16, 2011.  Neighbors, Sandra and Pat, with their dog, Mac, and neighbor dog, Stella, South Addition, Anchorage.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on August 15th, 2011

Holly Furman pataintly waits for a photograph of a fisherman catching a salmon at Ship Creek, Anchorage (Clark James Mishler)

7 PM, August 15, 2011.  Holly Furman, camera in hand, patiently waits for a fisherman to catch a salmon at Ship Creek, Anchorage.

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Buddies

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on August 15th, 2011

Buddies (Clark James Mishler)

8 PM, August 13, 2011.  No, this does not qualify for the portrait of the day as we are not allowing anything but humans this year.  None-the-less, you must admit this is a great portrait of two buddies captured near the Delany Park Strip, Anchorage.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on August 15th, 2011

Oscar Avellaneda with his 4X5 view camera in his backyard in East Anchorage (Clark James Mishler)

7 PM, August 14, 2011.  Oscar Avellaneda produces 4X5 Polaroid prints of guests at his and laura’s house warming party in East Anchorage.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on August 13th, 2011

Andrew Abyo, Anchorage Native Heritage Center (Clark James Mishler)

4 PM, August 13, 2011.  Andrew Abyo inspects his newly created Aleutiq kayak frame at the Alaska Native Heritage Center, Anchorage.  Andrew is an artist who specializes in traditional Aleutiq masks, hats, clothing and kayaks.  It is always a pleasure photographing him with his creations.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on August 13th, 2011

Bob Hume, Landye Bennett Blumstein, Anchorage (Clark James Mishler)

3:30 PM, August 12, 2011.  Anchorage attorney, Robert Hume, at the Ted Stevens International Airport.  This portrait was produced as a portion of an assignment to photograph the principles of the Anchorage office of the law firm, Landye Bennett Blumstein.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on August 11th, 2011

Two year old, Nicholas Michael, receives a haircut from his mother Robyn, South Addition, Anchorage (Clark James Mishler)

4 PM, August 11, 2011.  Two year old, Nicholas Michael, receives a haircut from his mother, Robyn, at A Wildflower Inn, South Addition, Anchorage.  Robyn Michael believes a good haircut is important for both herself and her son.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on August 11th, 2011

Jamie Rich, her eight year old friend, Rory Pate, and dog, Scrappy, at Goose Lake, Anchorage (Clark James Mishler)

6:30 PM, August 10, 2011.  Jamie Rich with her friend, Rory, and dog, Scrappy, enjoying a warm evening at Goose Lake, Anchorage.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on August 9th, 2011

Ryan Gustason, age 12, and his cousin, David, land a Silver Salmon at Anchorage's Ship Creek within two hours of their arrivial from California. (Clark James Mishler)

6:30 PM, August 9, 2011.  Californians, Ryan Gustason, and his cousin, David, pose with the Silver Salmon they caught at Anchorage’s Ship Creek, within two hours of their arrival in Alaska.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on August 9th, 2011

Nyssa Beech at the home of Jan and Ed Hutchinson, Anchorage (Clark James Mishler)

9 PM, August 8, 2011.  Eighteen year old, Nyssa Beech, serves espresso at the home of Ed and Jan Hutchinson, Anchorage. 

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on August 8th, 2011

Men wrestling in mud hole, Ninilchik, Alaska (Clark James Mishler)

9:30 AM, August 7, 2011.  Two men wrestle in a mud hole, Ninilchik, Alaska.  After a long night of alcohol and music, these two fellows seemed to have just enough energy left to make a spectacle of themselves.  I was really afraid one of them was going to drown.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on August 7th, 2011

Briar Boyd, age 5, at Salmon Stock Music Festival, Ninilchik, Alaska, August, 2011 (Clark James Mishler)

5 PM, July 6, 2011.  Five year old Briar Boyd dances to the music at Salmon Stock, Ninilchik, Alaska.  It was raining and a bit cool, but the hardy Alaskans didn’t seem to mind and danced to the music until 3 AM.  The festival was an awareness event for the preservation of wild Alaska salmon and salmon habitat.  The art work of artists Ray Troll and Memo made for some wonderful photographic backdrops.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on August 6th, 2011

Gill Monreal and Amy Arhone at the International Gallery, Anchorage (Clark James Mishler)

7 PM, August 5, 2011.  Gill Monreal and Amy Arhone at the International Gallery, Anchorage.  The First Friday Art Walk is a great place to view art but I am much more interested in the great faces that come to see the art. It is always a great opportunity for my Portrait a Day series.

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