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 365/17

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on January 18th, 2018

California Highway Patrol Lieutenant Ken Roberts stays in touch with his office during a "Coffee with a Cop" event at Bella's Bakery in Calistoga. (Clark James Mishler)

9:43 AM, Wednesday, January 17, 2018.  California Highway Patrol Lieutenant Ken Roberts stays in touch with his office during a “Coffee with a Cop” event at Bella’s Bakery in Calistoga.

Portrait 365/16

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on January 18th, 2018

Joe Cabral constructs a small building  in Donna Homer's back yard on Myrtle Street in Calistoga. (Clark James Mishler)

10:37 AM, Tuesday, January 16, 2018.  Joe Cabral constructs a small building in Donna Homer’s back yard on Myrtle Street in Calistoga.

Portrait 365/15

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on January 15th, 2018

"I do inside and outside work...I like outside work more. I from Russia where I have 100 hectar garden." Luba pulls dead vegetation from the garden beads at Casa Lana Bead and Breakfast in Calistoga. (Clark James Mishler)

10:22 AM, Monday, January 15, 2018.  “I do inside and outside work…I like outside work more. I from Russia where I have 100 hectare garden.” -Liuba Hattaway pulls dead vegetation from the garden beads at Casa Lana Bed and Breakfast in Calistoga.

Portrait 365/14

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on January 15th, 2018

"I'm taping the football game and will watch it later.  I hate  the commercials."   -Sterling celler manager Jim Link stands outside his home in Calistoga. (Clark James Mishler)

4:19 PM, Sunday, January 14, 2018.  “I’m taping the football game and will watch it later.  I hate the commercials.”  -Sterling cellar manager Jim Link stands outside his home in Calistoga.

Portrait 365/13

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on January 14th, 2018

"I work seven days a week clearing burned out properties in Sonoma.  Today, I saved this from the dump truck.  I hope to begin working out just as soon as we are finished working so hard."  -Edwardo Marin lifts his dumbbell at his home in Calistoga. (Clark James Mishler)

3:28 PM, Saturday, January 13, 2018.  “I work seven days a week clearing burned out properties in Sonoma. Today, I saved this from the dump truck.  It’s all burned up and rusty but its just a dumbbell and I hope to begin working out just as soon as we are finished working so hard.” -Edwardo Marin lifts his dumbbell at his home in Calistoga.

Portrait 365/12

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on January 14th, 2018

Cable Com linesman installs electrical lines at a new home construction site on Cedar Street in Calistoga. (Clark James Mishler)

11:27 AM, Friday, January 12, 2018.  Cable Com linesman installs electrical lines at a new home construction site on Cedar Street in Calistoga.

Portrait 365/11

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on January 14th, 2018

Horticulturist and owner of Star Gardens, Tonya Striedieck offers her expertise for winter maintenance for a client's yard on Cedar Street in Calistoga. (Clark James Mishler)

3:24 PM, Thursday, January 11, 2018.  Horticulturist and owner of Star Gardens, Tonya Striedieck offers her expertise for winter maintenance for a client’s yard on Cedar Street in Calistoga.

Portrait 365/10

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on January 13th, 2018

Golden State Warriors perform at Oracle Arena in Oakland (Clark James Mishler)

8:43 PM, Wednesday, January 10, 2018.  Wesley Johnson, of the Los Angeles Clippers, shoots over Zaza Pachulia during a rare loss for the Golden State Warriors at Oracle Arena.

Portrait 365/9

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on January 11th, 2018

"My friend, Leo, also got a car for Christmas.  His is better off-road but mine is better at speed."    -Ten year old Calistoga resident Oscar Brown stands in front of his house on Cedar Street after returning from a test run with his remote control racing car. (Clark James Mishler)

4:31 PM, Tuesday, January 9, 2018.  “My friend, Leo, also got a car for Christmas. His is better off-road but mine is better at speed.” -Ten year old Calistoga resident Oscar Brown stands in front of his house on Cedar Street after returning from a test run with his remote control racing car.

Portrait 365/8

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on January 11th, 2018

Crossing guard Daniel Sund reaches the end of his shift at the corners of Washington Street and Third Avenue. (Clark James Mishler)

3:28 PM, Monday, January 8, 2018.  “I love this job…its perfect for me. Combined with my social security this job allows me to live here.” -Crossing guard Daniel Sund reaches the end of his afternoon shift at the corners of Washington Street and Third Avenue in Calistoga.

Portrait 365/7

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on January 11th, 2018

"If I don't have my lights down by the Fourth of July, my neighbors gives me grief."  -Neighbor Marty Hunt takes down his Christmas Lights in front of his house on South Oak Street in Calistoga. (Clark James Mishler)

12:52 PM, Sunday, January 7, 2018.  “If I don’t have my lights down by the Fourth of July, my neighbors gives me grief.” -Neighbor Marty Hunt takes down his Christmas Lights in front of his house on South Oak Street in Calistoga.

Portrait 365/6

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on January 11th, 2018

"I can't wait to get a bike lock so I dont have to guard these bikes."  -High school freshman Laila Loray guards Christmas present bicycles as she waits for her sister to return from inside the Office Depot in Santa Rosa, CA (Clark James Mishler)

2:04 PM, Saturday, January 6, 2018.  “I can’t wait to get a bike lock so I don’t have to guard these bikes.”  -High school freshman Laila Loray guards Christmas present bicycles as she waits for her sister to return from inside the Office Depot in Santa Rosa, CA.

Portrait 365/5

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on January 11th, 2018

Yoga instructor Ulrika Engman is deep in conversation while walking her dogs, Rose and Zoey, near her home in Calistoga. (Clark James Mishler)

4:44 PM, Friday, January 5, 2018.  Yoga instructor Ulrika Engman is deep in conversation while walking her border collies, Rose and Zoey, near her home in Calistoga.

Portrait 365/4

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on January 11th, 2018

Construction contractor Hal Leggett takes a break from the demolition of a bathroom remodel project in Calistoga (Clark James Mishler)

1:40 PM, Thursday, January 4, 2018.  Construction contractor Hal Leggett takes a break from the demolition of a bathroom remodel project in Calistoga.

Portrait 365/3

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on January 11th, 2018

"I like working on cars...my favoite car is a '67 Mustang."   -Calistoga Highschool freshman, Juan Caratachea seraches for something to eat in the frozen foods isle of the CalMart. (Clark James Mishler)

12:08 PM, Wednesday, January 3, 2018.  “I like working on cars…my favorite car is a ’67 Mustang.” -Calistoga High School freshman, Juan Caratachea searches for something to eat in the frozen foods isle of the CalMart.

Portrait 365/2

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on January 11th, 2018

"We live in Minneapolis, where the tempertures are in single digits.  I can't believe I'm riding a bike in sandals... we go back tomorrow."          -Linda Obeid and her husband, Adel El-Huni, ride bicycles on Cedar Street in Calistoga. (Clark James Mishler)

4:09 PM, Tuesday, January 2, 2018.  “We live in Minneapolis, where the temperatures are in single digits. I can’t believe I’m riding a bike in sandals… we go back tomorrow.” -Linda Obeid and her husband, Adel El-Huni, ride bicycles on Cedar Street in Calistoga.

Portrait 365/1

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on January 11th, 2018

"I wanted to have a new year's bicycle ride on this beautiful day in Calistoga."  -Ilya Smock tours the streets of Calistoga with her dog Maisey Beans.  ilya.sylvia@gmail.com (Clark James Mishler)

3:46 PM, Monday, January 1, 2018.  “I wanted to have a new year’s bicycle ride on this beautiful day in Calistoga.” -Ilya Smock tours the streets of Calistoga with her dog Maisey Beans.

Portrait 365/365

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on December 31st, 2017

"I believe this is an important tree in our front yard. I prune it because it makes our house look good." -Stephan Hawks works on his persimmon tree on Cedar Street in Calistoga. s_hawks@sbcglobal.net (Clark James Mishler)

3:23 PM, Sunday, December 31, 2017.  “I believe this is an important tree in our front yard.  I prune it because it makes our house look good.”   -Stephan Hawks trims his persimmon tree on Cedar Street in Calistoga.

Portrait 365/364

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on December 30th, 2017

"Jon surprised me with a trip to wine country, but we are students, so we're here hoping to find an inexpensive bottle of wine." -First year medical students Alex Murdock and Jonathan Liu shop at the CalMart in Calistoga. (Clark James Mishler)

3:44 PM, Saturday, December 30, 2017.  Breads, Spices and Condiments.  “Jon surprised me with a trip to wine country, but we’re students, so we’re here hoping to find an inexpensive bottle of wine.”  -First year medical students Alex Murdock and Jonathan Liu explore the CalMart in Calistoga.

Portrait 365/363

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on December 30th, 2017

"We like hiking, fishing, biking, skiing...anything outside." -Ethan Behrens hangs out with friends Luke Morgan and Liam Hunemuller on North Oak Street in Calistoga. (Clark James Mishler)

4:02 PM, Friday, December 29, 2017.  Play Boys. “We like hiking, fishing, biking, skiing…anything outside.”  -Ethan Behrens hangs out with friends Luke Morgan and Liam Hunemuller on North Oak Street in Calistoga.

Portrait 365/362

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on December 28th, 2017

"It's like a giant puzzle and it took me a while to learn how to make the pieces fit together...still, cutting is necessary."    -Stone Mason Antonio Baltista fashions a stone entrance at a home on Cedar Street in Calistoga. (Clark James Mishler)

10:03 AM, Thursday, December 28, 2017.  “It’s like a giant puzzle and it took me a while to learn how to make the pieces fit together…still, cutting is necessary.”  -Stone Mason Antonio Baltista fashions a stone entrance at a home on Cedar Street in Calistoga.

Portrait 365/361

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on December 28th, 2017

Petaluma photographer Bill Richardson carries his twelve year old daughter, Veronica, at the Indian Springs Art Gallery in Calistoga (Clark James Mishler)

11:48 AM, Wednesday, December 27, 2017.  Petaluma photographer Bill Richardson carries his twelve year old daughter, Veronica, at the Indian Springs Art Gallery in Calistoga.

Portrait 365/360

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on December 28th, 2017

Jim cuts a pipe at the end of the work day on the Lincoln Avenue Bridge project in Calistoga. (Clark James Mishler)

5:21 PM, Tuesday, December 26, 2017.  Jim produces a fire show while cutting a pipe at the end of the work day on the Lincoln Avenue Bridge project in Calistoga.

Portrait 365/359.3

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on December 28th, 2017

"We got these for Christmas...we're taking lessons at school."  -Sisters Lola and Lucia practice their ukuleles in front of their  home on Cedar Street in Calistoga (Clark James Mishler)

4:30 PM, Monday, December 25, 2017.  “We got these for Christmas…we’re taking lessons at school.”  -Sisters Lola and Lucia practice their new ukuleles in front of their home on Cedar Street in Calistoga.

Portrait 365/359.2

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on December 28th, 2017

"These are their new Christmas sweaters...they don't much like the cold."  -Don Marney walks his rescue "minpins", Jady and Roc, on Christmas day. (Clark James Mishler)

3:59 PM, Monday, December 25, 2017.  “These are their new Christmas sweaters…they don’t much like the cold.”  -Don Marney walks his rescue “minpins”, Jady and Roc, on Christmas day in Calistoga.