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Welcome to ARKPHOTOS.COM - The website for Alexander R. King Photography. Specializing in contemporary and historic images.

I am a Portland, Oregon based wilderness enthusiast, political scientist, photographer, darkroom artist and archivist of historical photography.

In July 2014, I had the pleasure of attending a lecture at the Portland Art Museum by Julia Dolan PH.D. One thing (amongst many) that stuck in my head was a quote she mentioned regarding photography as "The Mirror with a Memory". I think this is a perfect way to describe my passion for the art. When people ask me "Oh what do you shoot" and I try to explain that I love photographing everything, I get looks like I don't know what I am doing because I don't "focus" (pun intended) on one thing.

Simply put, I see my photography and the vintage images I bring back to life as using this medium as a "mirror with a memory".


NEXT UPDATE: More Mt Adams, 2014


The Alexander R. King Collection numbers well over a million images and is growing.

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Galleries

Mt Hood 2014

Updated: Oct 18, 2014 8:36am PST

Portland Nature and Landscapes 2014

Portland, Oregon offers an incredible amount of nature to explore righ ...

Updated: Oct 18, 2014 8:34am PST

Mt Adams 2014

Yes the rainbows are real, not "photoshopped" or the like.

Updated: Oct 15, 2014 10:07pm PST

Mt Jefferson 2014

Mt Jefferson August 2014

Updated: Sep 01, 2014 6:36pm PST

San Juan Islands 2014

San Juan Islands and surrounding area.

Updated: Aug 17, 2014 10:51am PST

Portland July 4th Fireworks

July 4, 2012. Newly arrived to Portlandia, I convinced a friend to hik ...

Updated: Jul 28, 2014 6:15pm PST

Kshama Sawant Inauguration 2014

On 1/6/13 I was able to document an historic moment: Newly elected Sea ...

Updated: Jan 07, 2014 9:21am PST

ROWE

ROWE is a Seattle based band with a great sound and vibrant live shows ...

Updated: Nov 03, 2013 10:36am PST

Action at Olympia 11/28/11

Updated: Sep 02, 2013 7:42am PST

Jenn and Cameron Severns 2012

Jennifer Marie Strickling and Cameron Severns. August 25th, 2012.

Updated: Sep 09, 2012 10:45am PST

Seattle City Scenes

Urban views around Seattle and surrounding area.

Updated: Jul 30, 2012 8:31pm PST

Columbia River Gorge Oregon '12

Images from around Columbia River Gorge (Oregon side) - 2012.

Updated: Jul 08, 2012 1:36pm PST

Bellevue WA Eastside City Scenes

Updated: Feb 27, 2012 10:11pm PST

Occupy Seattle 10/15/11

Updated: Jan 03, 2012 11:24pm PST

Olympic Peninsula

Updated: Jan 01, 2012 4:49pm PST