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 December 8th, 2017

Stylist Sabra Temple and realestate agent Paul Thienes with their dog, Teddy, pause at their front gate of their historic house on Cedar Street in Calistoga. "We wanted to buy this house for ten years and we finally got it last January." (Clark James Mishler)

6:03 PM, Friday, December8, 2017.  “We wanted to buy this house for ten years and we finally got it last January…this is our first Christmas.”  -Stylist Sabra Temple and real estate agent Paul Thienes pause with their dog, Teddy, at the front gate of their historic house on Cedar Street in Calistoga.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on December 7th, 2017

"I designed this room and the dome  ceiling often produces an ecco."  -Retired wood floor craftsman Donadl Williams sits in late afternoon light in the library of his home on View Road in Calistoga. (Clark James Mishler)

4:59 PM, Thursday, December 7, 2017.  “I designed this room and the dome ceiling often produces an echo…it’s my favorite space in the house.” -Retired wood floor craftsman Donald Williams sits in late afternoon light in the library of his home on View Road in Calistoga.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on December 7th, 2017

"We just realized that we've put thise up backward...we need to turn them arround so we can plug them in." -Michael Bode with assistance from his son, Steven, reattaches a string of lights to the gutters of his home on Cedar Street in Calistoga (Clark James Mishler)

5:21 PM, December 6, 2017.  “We just realized that we’ve put these up backward…we need to turn them around so we can plug them in.”  -Michael Bode with assistance from his son, Steven, reattaches a string of lights to the gutters of his home on Cedar Street in Calistoga.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on December 5th, 2017

Landscaper Juan Hernandez stands with his crew, Ruben and Jaime, after a day's work cleaning up a property on Lake Street in Calistoga. (Clark James Mishler)

4:59 PM, Tuesday, December 5, 2017.  Landscaper Juan Hernandez pauses after a day’s work cleaning up a property on Lake Street in Calistoga.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on December 5th, 2017

"I know it's too windy to rake leaves, but this is the only day I have off."   -Wine educator Ilya Smock rakes in front of her home on Harley Street in Calistoga. (Clark James Mishler)

5:07 PM, Monday, December 4, 2017.  “I know it’s too windy to rake leaves, but this is the only day I have off.”  -Wine educator Ilya Smock rakes in front of her home on Harley Street in Calistoga.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on December 5th, 2017

"Cory is the  artist,  I'm the supervisor and our son, Jaxson, is the inspiration."  Teresa Johnston stands with her husband and son in front of their home on Cedar Street in Calistoga. (Clark James Mishler)

6:13 PM, Sunday, December 3, 2017.  “Cory is the artist, I’m the supervisor and our son, Jaxson, is the inspiration.”  -Teresa Johnston stands with her husband and son in front of their holiday decorated home on Cedar Street in Calistoga.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on December 5th, 2017

“This Santa was used to introduce the very first iPhone…I am very lucky to have it.” -Thurlow Washam in front of his house on School Street with his friend, Jamie, and Jamie’s dog, Missy. (Clark James Mishler)

3:07 PM, Saturday, December 2, 2017.  “This Santa was used to introduce the very first iPhone…I am very lucky to have it.”   -Thurlow Washam stands at the entrance of his house on School Street with his friend, Jamie, and Jamie’s dog, Missy.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on December 5th, 2017

Six year old Samantha Neri dances under artificial snow falling in downtown Calistoga (Clark James Mishler)

5:47 PM, Friday, December 1, 2017.  Six year old Samantha Neri dances under artificial snow falling in downtown Calistoga.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on December 5th, 2017

"Nihy loves the Frisbee but we usally play ball because the Frisbee makes her crazy."  -Elizabeth Tangney and Jeremiah  play Chuck-it with their dog, Nihya, at the Napa County Fair Grounds in Calistoga. (Clark James Mishler)

5:12 PM, Thursday, November 30, 2017.  “Nihya loves the Frisbee but we usually play ball because the Frisbee makes her crazy.” -Elizabeth Tangney and Jeremiah play Chuck-it with their dog at the Napa County Fair Grounds in Calistoga.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on December 5th, 2017

Closing time at Joe's Barber Shop in the Castro District of San Francisco. (Clark James Mishler)

8:12 PM, Wednesday, November 29, 2017.  Closing time at Joe’s Barbershop in the Castro District of San Francisco.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on December 5th, 2017

Mother Tabitha is thrilled to be photographed with the newly painted angle in the window of Cafe Sarafornia in downtown Calistoga. (Clark James Mishler)

5:14 PM, Tuesday, November 28, 2017.  Mother Tabitha is thrilled to be photographed with the newly painted angle in the window of Cafe Sarafornia in downtown Calistoga.