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.

Portrait 365/19

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on January 19th, 2017

Buddy and I moved into this house about a year ago...I have three roommates." Massage/Hypno Theropist Liza Xavier stands with her dog, Buddy, in front of her home on a blustery afternoon in Calistoga. (Clark James Mishler)

4:07 PM, Thursday, January 19, 2017.  Buddy and I moved into this house about a year ago…I have three roommates.”  -Massage/Hypno Theropist Liza Xavier stands with her dog, Buddy, in front of her home on a blustery afternoon in Calistoga.

Portrait 365/18

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on January 18th, 2017

"I've worked here for 17 years.  I live in Windsor...and could work closer to home...but I continue to work here...I will probably retire here."  -Hardware sales associate Maria Rivera prepares to copy a key at the ACE Hardware store in downtown Calistoga. (Clark James Mishler)

12:22 PM, Wednesday, January 18, 2017.  “I’ve worked here for 17 years.  I live in Windsor and could work closer to home but I love it here and will continue to work here…I will probably retire here.”  -Hardware sales associate Maria Rivera prepares to copy a key at the ACE Hardware store in downtown Calistoga.

Portrait 365/17

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on January 17th, 2017

"it is the absolute end of the holidays." -Neighbor Michael Bode removes lights from his home on Cedar Street in Calistoga (Clark James Mishler)

12:08 PM, Tuesday, January 17, 2017.  “It is the absolute end of the holidays…these are LED’s…I turned them on and left them on.” -Neighbor Michael Bode removes lights from his home on Cedar Street in Calistoga.

Portrait 365/16

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on January 17th, 2017

Cal State Dominguez marketing student Louie Vasquez near his father's home in Calistoga on the final day of his holiday break. louiev19@yahoo.com "My major is marketing but my minor is graphic design but, like you, I have a real interest in photography." (Clark James Mishler)

3:59 PM, Monday, January 16, 2017.  “My major is marketing and my minor is graphic design but, like you, I have a real interest in photography.”  -Cal State Dominguez marketing student Louie Vasquez near his father’s home in Calistoga on the final day of his holiday break.

Portrait 365/15

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on January 17th, 2017

Portland resident Tyler Chester instructs his son, Caden, on the fine art of fishing at the home of his sister on an unusually warm January afternoon in the hills above Calistoga, CA. (Clark James Mishler)

3:09 PM, Sunday, January 15, 2017.  Portland resident Tyler Chester instructs his son, Caden, on the fine art of fishing at the home of his sister on an unusually warm January afternoon in the hills above Calistoga, CA.

Portrait 365/14

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on January 17th, 2017

Crystal Geyser Quality Control employee Raen Nelson unloads a tanker truck at the company's facility in Calistoga. (Clark James Mishler)

4:26 PM, Saturday, January 14, 2017.  Crystal Geyser Quality Control employee Raen Nelson unloads a tanker truck at the company’s facility in Calistoga.

Portrait 365/13

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on January 17th, 2017

Rose Maldonado and Adrian Vergara with their son, Jonathan, near their home on Washington Street in Calistoga (Clark James Mishler)

4:40 PM, Friday, January 13, 2017.  Rose Maldonado and Adrian Vergara with their son, Jonathan, stand in front of their home on Washington Street in Calistoga.

Portrait 365/12

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on January 17th, 2017

"I think its important to get out and elevate the heart rate."  -Winery sales and hospitality employee John DeGregory cleans up post-storm debris in front of his home on Oak Street in Calistoga. (Clark James Mishler)

2:49 PM, Thursday, January 12, 2017.  “I think its important to get out and elevate the heart rate.” -Winery sales and hospitality employee John DeGregory cleans up post-storm debris in front of his home on Oak Street in Calistoga.

Portrait 365/11

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on January 17th, 2017

Defiance College business student Jordan Willingham awaits his flight back to school at Tampa International Airport. (Clark James Mishler)

12:07 PM, Wednesday, January 11, 2017.  Defiance College business student Jordan Willingham awaits his flight back to school at Tampa International Airport.

Portrait 365/10.2

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on January 17th, 2017

Cigar maker Hector Zequeira fashions cigars at Nicahabann Cigar Shop in Ybor City neighborhood, Tampa, FL (Clark James Mishler)

3:14 PM, Tuesday, January 10, 2017.  Cigar maker Hector Zequeira fashions cigars at Nicahabann Cigar Shop in the Ybor City neighborhood of Tampa, FL.

Portrait 365/ 10.1

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on January 17th, 2017

Tattoo artist Hunter Martinez solicits business in front of a tattoo parlor in the Ybor City neighborhood of Tampa, FL. (Clark James Mishler)

3:05 PM, Tuesday, January 10, 2017.  Tattoo artist Hunter Martinez solicits business in front of a tattoo parlor in the Ybor City neighborhood of Tampa, FL.

Portrait 365/9

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on January 17th, 2017

Law Student and Saint Petersburg resident, Jeff Klein, exercises on the River Walk prior to his class in Tampa, Florida. (Clark James Mishler)

3:06 PM, Monday, December 9, 2017.  Law Student and Saint Petersburg resident Jeff Klein exercises on the River Walk path prior to his class in Tampa, Florida.

Portrait 365/8

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on January 17th, 2017

Film maker and lecturer, Stephen Crompton, Tampa, Florida (Clark James Mishler)

4:42 PM, Sunday, January 8, 2017.  British film maker and lecturer Stephen Crompton contemplates his future in Tampa, Florida.

Portrait 365/07

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on January 17th, 2017

U of T professor Tim Kennedy photographs a sculpture with his iPhone at the Tampa Museum of Art. (Clark James Mishler)

3:32 PM, Saturday, January 7, 2017,  U of T professor Tim Kennedy photographs a sculpture with his iPhone at the Tampa Museum of Art.

Portrait 365/6

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on January 17th, 2017

Robin Kennedy applies eye shaddow at her home in Tampa, Florida. (Clark James Mishler)

12:28 PM, Friday, January 6, 2017.  Robin Kennedy applies eye shadow at her home in Tampa, Florida.

Portrait 365/5

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on January 17th, 2017

Grounds Keeper Gus Vargas at the Dali Musueum, Saint Petersburg, Florida gvargas@thedali.org (Clark James Mishler)

1:29 PM, Thursday, January 5, 2017.  Grounds Keeper Gus Vargas is proud of his work at the Dali Museum in Saint Petersburg, Florida.

Portrait 365/4

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on January 17th, 2017

BART, East Bay, California (Clark James Mishler)

8:36 AM, Wednesday, January 4, 2017.  Delays in the system extend rush hour as commuters pack onto BART in San Francisco’s East Bay.  (I could tell he was wondering why I was photographing him but before either of us could utter a word, the doors closed and he was whisked away.)

Portrait 365/3

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on January 3rd, 2017

"I've been here the longest of anyone working here...um...27 years...since the day after the loma linda earthquake." "My kids say that where ever we go, people always know who I am." -Calistoga post office clerk Lori Cantrell (Clark James Mishler)

1:01 PM, Tuesday, January 3, 2017.  “I’ve been here the longest of anyone working here…um…27 years…since the day after the loma linda earthquake.” “My kids say that where ever we go, people always know who I am.” -Calistoga post office clerk Lori Cantrell

Portrait 365/2

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on January 2nd, 2017

Restaurant workers Greg and Casey Bruce, Calistoga (Clark James Mishler)

9:58 AM, Monday, January 7, 2017.  “We have three weeks off…we don’t know what to do with all of our time.”  -Restaurant workers Greg and Casey Bruce near the corner of Cedar and North Oak Streets on a beautiful morning in Calistoga.

Portrait 365/1

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on January 2nd, 2017

Steve Prevost and his greyhound, Grace, at his home on New Year's day in Calistoga (Clark James Mishler)

3:58 PM, Sunday, January 1, 2017.  Steve Prevost and his greyhound, Grace, at his home on New Year’s day in Calistoga.

Portrait 366/366

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on December 31st, 2016

Locals Blake Gilmore, Judy Cornils and Angelito Peries brave a very cool morning on the last day of the year at Calistoga's Saturday Market. (Clark James Mishler)

10:45 to 11:15 AM, Saturday, December 31, 2016.  Locals Blake Gilmore, Judy Cornils and Angelito Peries brave a very cool morning on the last day of the year at Calistoga’s Saturday Market…a just end to seven years of daily portraits!  Thanks to all who have contributed to this on-going project.

Portrait 366/365

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on December 30th, 2016

Justin Muir (left) and Scott Liedl, of Robert's Construction, prepare the foundation forms for  a new home along Foothill Drive in Calistoga (Clark James Mishler)

9:30 AM, Friday, December 30, 2016.  Justin Muir (left) and Scott Liedl, of Robert’s Construction, prepare the foundation forms for a new home along Foothill Drive in Calistoga.

Portrait 366/364.2

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on December 30th, 2016

"We just finished our 3 PM tea and fikas (Swedish cookies)  and we are out to walk them off."  -Molly Bjorkman with her kids Maja (4) and Andreas (7), on Third Street in Calistoga (Clark James Mishler)

3:45 PM, Thursday, December 29, 2016.  “We just finished our 3 PM tea and fikas (Swedish cookies) and we are out to walk them off.” -Molly Bjorkman with her kids Maja (4) and Andreas (7), on Third Street in Calistoga

Portrait 366/364.1

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on December 30th, 2016

Molly Bjorkman watches the last light of the day before the sun drops below the mountains west of Calistoga. (Clark James Mishler)

4 PM, Thursday, December 29, 2016.  Molly Bjorkman watches the last light of the day before the sun drops below the mountains west of Calistoga.

Portrait 366/363.2

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on December 30th, 2016

"My great grandfather was a wagon train master in the 1860's...he eventually setteled in Calistoga.  My father built this house in 1947 and my mother died here just two months ago.  After living in Monterey for 30 years, I now live in the house where I was born."  -Fourth generation Calistoga resident Diane Whitney. (Clark James Mishler)

4 PM, Wednesday, December 28, 2016.  “My great grandfather was a wagon train master in the 1860’s…he eventually settled in Calistoga.  My father built this house in 1947 and my mother died here just two months ago. After living in Monterey for 30 years, I now live in the house where I was born.” -Fourth generation Calistoga resident Diane Whitney.