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 October 19th, 2017

Crew Chief Weston Smith (left) with his PatRick professional fire service crew #85 from Redmond, Oregon take a break in the middle of their 14 day deployment on Petrofied Forest Road west of Calistoga. (Clark James Mishler)

4:02 PM, Thursday, October19, 2017.  Crew Chief Weston Smith (left) with his PatRick professional fire service crew #85 from Redmond, Oregon, take a break on Petrified Forest Road west of Calistoga.  The crew is in the middle of their 14 day deployment fighting fires in Napa and Sonoma Counties.

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Becky Weinkauf watches her grandson, Hugo, in front of his home in Calistoga.  "We evacuated to Forestville and we didn't bring much with us.  So,  we went to the Good Will Store and found this dynasaur suite...he loves it." (Clark James Mishler)

5:54 PM, Wednesday, October 18, 2017.  “We evacuated to Forestville and we didn’t bring much with us. So, we went to the Good Will Store and found this dinosaur suite…he loves it.”  -Becky Weinkauf watches her grandson, Hugo, in front of his home in Calistoga.

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"Our crew was here and we thought the fire had bypassed my house.  We drove up the Highway and saved a neighbor's house while the fire circled back and hit my place...I lost everything."  -Knights Valley Volunteer Fireman Bud Pochini  accesses the damage after the Tubbs Fire destroyed his home, shop and business near Calistoga. (Clark James Mishler)

3:10 PM, Tuesday, October 17, 2017.  “Our crew was here and we thought the fire had bypassed my house.  We drove up the Highway and saved a neighbor’s house while the fire circled back and hit my place…I lost everything.” -Knights Valley Volunteer Fireman Bud Pochini accesses the damage after the Tubbs Fire destroyed his home, shop and business near Calistoga.

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Saint Helena high school students Angelica Rameriz, Arlen Robledo and Yuleni Sanchez drove up to Calistoga for ice cream after the end of the evacuation order. (Clark James Mishler)

5:26 PM, Monday, October 16, 2017.  Saint Helena high school students Angelica Rameriz, Arlen Robledo and Yuleni Sanchez drove up to Calistoga for ice cream after the lifting of the evacuation order and a collective sigh of relief.

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Halie Link sells apples at the Apple Pantry Farm in Camino, CA during the Apple Hill fall apple festival. "I like the way everyone in this community has everyone else's back...its a great place to live." (Clark James Mishler)

12:30 PM, Sunday, October 15, 2017.  “I like the way everyone in this community has everyone else’s back…its a great place to live.”  -Halie Link sells apples at the Apple Pantry Farm in Camino, CA during the Apple Hill fall apple festival.

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San Diego Cal Fire Battalion Chief John Kremensky and his crew have just arrived from the wild fires in Sonoma County and are about to begin their 24 hour layover at the Hampton Inn in Concord before heading back to the fire. (Clark James Mishler)

1:47 PM, Saturday, October 14, 2017.  San Diego Cal Fire Battalion Chief John Kremensky and his crew have just arrived from the wild fires in Sonoma County and are about to begin their 24 hour layover at the Hampton Inn in Concord before heading back to the fire.

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Cement finisher Willie Paniagua finishes a project in Concord, CA.  "My name...Paniagua...bread and water." (Clark James Mishler)

2:36 PM, Friday, October 13, 2017.  Cement finisher Willie Paniagua finishes a project at Willows Shopping Center on a smoky day in Concord, CA.   “My name…Paniagua…bread and water.”

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A CalFire crew breaks for lunch Thursday in Concord.  “We were on the front line up until yesterday and we head out again in the morning.” (Clark James Mishler)

1:47 PM, Thursday, October 12, 2017.  The Cal Fire “Fresno Kings” crew breaks for lunch Thursday in Concord. “We were on the front line up until yesterday and we head out again in the morning.”

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"I'm a little light-headed, I have a headache and my eyes hurt...I'm ready to call it a day."  UPS driver Oscar Soltero fights the smoke from wild fires north of Martinez, CA (Clark James Mishler)

6 PM, Wednesday, October 11, 2017.  “I’m a little light-headed, I have a headache and my eyes hurt…I’m ready to call it a day.”  -UPS driver Oscar Soltero fights the smoke from wild fires in Sonoma and Napa counties while on his route in Martinez, CA.

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"So far, the fire has not jumped the road and our house is still standing."  -Lee and Susan Gold were evacuated from their home on Petrified Forest Road near Calistoga and wait for news with their dog, Button, at the Napa Fairgrounds in Calistoga. (Clark James Mishler)

12:39 PM, Tuesday, October 10, 2017.  “So far, the fire has not jumped the road and our house is still standing.” -Lee and Susan Gold were evacuated from their home on Petrified Forest Road near Calistoga and wait for news with their dog, Button, at the Napa Fairgrounds in Calistoga.  (I am happy to report that they’re house survived the flames.)

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Howard Grant rakes leaves away from his home Tuesday as his wife, Laurie McGuire, wets down the roof of their home on Cedar Street as wild fires approach Calistoga. (Clark James Mishler)

5:01 PM, Monday, October 9, 2017.  “My wife is really nervous about the fires.”  -Howard Grant rakes leaves away from his home Tuesday as his wife, Laurie McGuire, wets down the roof of their home on Cedar Street as wild fires approach Calistoga.

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"I don't know why I look at this...there's never any good news." -Kristine Keil, checks her news feed in front of her house on Fairway in Calistoga. (Clark James Mishler)

5:07 PM, Sunday, October 8, 2017.  “I don’t know why I look at this…there’s never any good news.” -Kristine Keil, checks her news feed in front of her house on Fairway in Calistoga.

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Nursing assistant student Elba Vargas runs with her one year old son, Isaac, on Cedar Street in Calistoga (Clark James Mishler)

5:45 PM, Saturday, October 7, 2017.  Nurse assistant student Elba Vargas runs with her one year old son, Isaac, on Cedar Street in Calistoga.

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

Carlos Jacinto, owner of Palmatum Landscapes, directs his crew for a residential project on Fairway Street in Calistoga (Clark James Mishler)

5:54 PM, Friday, October 6, 2017.  Carlos Jacinto, owner of Palmatum Landscapes, directs his crew while working on a residential project on Fairway Street in Calistoga.

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

Danial prepares to hand harvest the last of the grapes at Marcey's Vineyard in Calistoga (Clark James Mishler)

5:44 PM, Thursday, October 5, 2017.  Danial prepares to hand harvest the last of the grapes at Marcey’s Vineyard on a beautiful evening in Calistoga.

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

Bob McCollister, of McCollister Construction, secures trusses atop a residential project on Cedar Street in Calistoga. (Clark James Mishler)

9:53 AM, Wednesday, October 4, 2017.  Bob McCollister, of McCollister Construction, lifts trusses atop a residential project on Cedar Street in Calistoga.

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

"I need to catch up on the maintenance of my tools."  -All American Power Wash owner Monte Cobb stands in front of his Calistoga home with his power washer extention. (Clark James Mishler)

5:53 PM, Tuesday, October 3, 2017.  “I need to catch up on the maintenance of my tools.” -All American Power Wash owner Monte Cobb stands in front of his Calistoga home with his power washer extension.

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

"I've been selling collectables for three years but collecting for 40 years.  When you think something will never sell, someone walks in and buys it."  -Gary Himelfarb, owner of Rags to Riches Antique Boutique, Calistoga (Clark James Mishler)

4:54 PM, Monday, October 2, 2017.  “I’ve been selling collectables for three years but collecting for 40 years.  Just when you think something will never sell, someone walks in and buys it.”  -Gary Himelfarb, owner of Rags to Riches Antique Boutique, Calistoga

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

Sebastopol financal advisor Ali Beranek and her son, Reid, await their order at the Calistoga Inn (Clark James Mishler)

6:38 PM, Sunday, October 1, 2017.  Sebastopol financial advisor Ali Beranek and her son, Reid, await their order at the Calistoga Inn.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on October 1st, 2017

"The last time you were here (May 18, 2017), I was pregnant...now Finley is four months and starting to recognize his name!" -Lisa and Philip Gift with their son, Finley, in front of their home in Calistoga (Clark James Mishler)

5:10 PM, Saturday, September 30, 2017.  “The last time you were here (May 18, 2017), I was pregnant…now Finley is four months and starting to recognize his name!”  -Lisa and Philip Gift,  their son, Finley, and dog, Jackson, stand in front of their home on North Oak in Calistoga.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on October 1st, 2017

"Dave used to work for me, now I work for him.  He yells at me a lot but I guess that's fair because thats what I did to him."  -78 year old Don Wesner, from Rutherford, and his son, Dave, from Angwin, take a break after a long week of clearing a lot in Calistoga. (Clark James Mishler)

5:44 PM, Friday, September 29, 2017.  “Dave used to work for me, now I work for him. He yells at me a lot but I guess that’s fair because that’s what I did to him.” -78 year old Don Wesner, from Rutherford, and his son, Dave, from Angwin, take a break after a long week of clearing a lot in Calistoga.

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Jack with his construction assistant, Daniel Salgado, stand in front of his duplex remodel project on Myrtle Street in Calistoga (Clark James Mishler)

10:01 AM, Thursday, September 28, 2017.  Jack and his construction assistant, Daniel Salgado, stand in front of their duplex remodel project on Myrtle Street in Calistoga.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on October 1st, 2017

"Not many produce wine like this anymore...we may be the last of dying tradition."  -The image of wine maker Jaun Alfaro reflects in a vat of hand-squeezed wine  at Marcey's Vineyard  in Calistoga. (Clark James Mishler)

6:20 PM, Wednesday, September 27, 2017.  “Not many produce wine like this anymore…we may be the last of dying tradition.” -The image of wine maker Jaun Alfaro reflects in a vat of hand-squeezed wine at Marcey’s Vineyard in Calistoga.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on October 1st, 2017

"I love working in my garden...it reminds me of growing up in Mexico."  -Calistoga Elementary School Custodian and 30 year resident of Calistoga, Jose Pena, works in the garden surrounding his home on Second Street. (Clark James Mishler)

5:50 PM, Tuesday, September 26, 2017.  “I love working in my garden…it reminds me of growing up in Mexico.” -Calistoga Elementary School Custodian and 30 year resident of Calistoga, Jose Pena, works in the garden surrounding his home on Second Street.

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"These plants were left over from a project...I'm taking them to another project."  -Landscapper and high school coach Jack McMahon unloads plants at a job site on Myrtle Street in Calistoga. (Clark James Mishler)

9:24 AM, Monday, September 25, 2017.  “These plants were left over from a project…I’m unloading some here and taking the rest to another project.” -Landscapper and high school coach Jack McMahon unloads plants at a job site on Myrtle Street in Calistoga.