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 365/91

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on April 4th, 2017

 

San Francisco film editor Ivy Calhoun is photographed during a visit to Saint Helena, CA (Clark James Mishler)

4:56 PM, Saturday, April 1, 2017.  San Francisco film editor Ivy Calhoun is photographed during a visit to Saint Helena, CA.

Portrait 365/90

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on April 4th, 2017

"I come here every Friday at 10 AM." -Elsie Hensen at Rena Mae Salon & Spa on Washington Street in Calistoga (Clark James Mishler)

10:31 AM, Friday, March 31, 2017.  “I have an appointment here every Friday at 10 AM.” -Elsie Hansen dries her hair at Rena Mae Salon & Spa on Washington Street in Calistoga.

Portrait 365/89

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on April 4th, 2017

Chef Hans Christian Anderson III on his first day at Brannon's in downtown Calistoga.  "These are my recipes...to me they're worth a fortune." (Clark James Mishler)

10:57 AM, Thursday, March 30, 2017.  “These are my recipes…to me they’re worth a fortune.”  -Chef Hans Christian Anderson III on his first day at Brannon’s in downtown Calistoga.

Portrait 365/88

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on April 4th, 2017

Oyster shuckers at Hog Island Oyster Co. at the Oxbow Market in Napa (Clark James Mishler)

4:28 PM, Thursday, March 29, 2017.  Workers shuck oysters at Hog Island Oyster Co. in the Oxbow Market in Napa.

Portrait 365/87

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on April 4th, 2017

Santa Rosa stone worker Marcos Guido mixes cement at a residence on Myrtle Street in Calistoga (Clark James Mishler)

9:55 AM, Tuesday, March 28, 2017.  Santa Rosa stone worker Marcos Guido mixes cement at a residence on Myrtle Street in Calistoga.

Portrait 365/86

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

Mike Davis delivers eggs from Petalum Egg Farm to Sunshine Foods in Saint Helena, CA (Clark James Mishler)

10:50 AM, Monday, March 27, 2017.  Mike Davis delivers eggs from Petaluma Egg Farm to Sunshine Foods in Saint Helena, CA

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Portrait 365/85

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on March 26th, 2017

"We bought this house in 1998 and our first vintage was in 2001...we grow cabernet and merlot grape and put up 90 bottles a year. Our kids come in the spring to help bottle and in the fall to harvest." -Richard Uschyk in his front yard vineyard in Calistoga. (Clark James Mishler)

12:12 PM, Sunday, March 26, 2017.  “We bought this house in 1998 and our first vintage was in 2001…we grow Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot grapes and do approximately 36 cases a year.  Our kids come in the spring to help bottle and in the fall to harvest…it’s become a family tradition.”  -Retired computer company executive Richard Uschyk in his front yard vineyard in Calistoga.

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Portrait 365/84

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on March 26th, 2017

Ian  Brooks runs with his rescue dogs on Cedar Street in Calistoga (Clark James Mishler)

10:19 AM, Saturday, March 25, 2017.  Ian Brooks runs with his rescue dogs on Cedar Street in Calistoga.

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Portrait 365/83

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on March 24th, 2017

Joan Temple joins with the women of Calistoga as they march on a rainy day to demonstrate their opposition to President Trump and his anti-women policies. (Clark James Mishler)

11:55 AM, Friday, March 24, 2017.  Joan Temple is proud to join with the women of Calistoga as they march on a rainy day to demonstrate their opposition to President Trump and his anti-women policies.

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Portrait 365/82

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on March 24th, 2017

Forman Hector Iniquez checks his plans one last time before filling his forms with cement at a house construction site on Cedar Street in Calistoga (Clark James Mishler)

8:37 AM, Thursday, March 23, 2017.  Foreman Hector Iniquez checks his plans one last time before filling his forms with cement at a house construction site on Cedar Street in Calistoga.

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Portrait 365/81

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on March 23rd, 2017

Adventurer, collector and wine maker Mario Sculatti works at Rome Antiques in downtown Calistoga  "The purpose of me on this planet, as guided by our life force energy is to embrace the natural and eligant wonders of teh world and to greatfully share them with others...I wrote this at a Tony Robins workshop." (Clark James Mishler)

9:43 AM, Wednesday, March 22, 2017.  Adventurer, collector and wine maker Mario Sculatti works at Rome Antiques in downtown Calistoga “The purpose of me on this planet, as guided by our life force energy is to embrace the natural and elegant wonders of the world and to gratefully share them with others…I wrote this at a Tony Robins workshop.”

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Portrait 365/80

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on March 21st, 2017

Limo driver Marcus Rostad, pilot Trey Sheehe and Contractor Eric Striedieck discuss the finer points of mountain biking in Calistoga. "The harder we work the more freedom we find." (Clark James Mishler)

3:31 PM, Tuesday, March 21, 2017.  “The harder we work the more freedom we find.”  -Limo driver Marcus Rostad, pilot, Trey Sheehe, and Contractor, Eric Striedieck, discuss the finer points of mountain biking in Calistoga.

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Portrait 365/79

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on March 20th, 2017

Lift operator Bruce Adair (red) posses with tree cutter Carlos Ruiz (left) and his crew after working all day cutting the majority of a large rotted oak tree at 1514 Myrtle Street in Calistoga. (Clark James Mishler)

3:50 PM, Monday, March 20, 2017.  Lift operator Bruce Adair (red) posses with tree cutter Carlos Ruiz (left) and his crew after working all day cutting the majority of a large rotted oak tree at 1514 Myrtle Street on a wet day in Calistoga.

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Portrait 365/78

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on March 20th, 2017

"We have one more tree to cut down...it has a giant split and could come crashing down any moment." Al Consilio and San Francisco school teacher Frank Kanios stand in front of the house they co-own on Myrtle Street in Calistoga (Clark James Mishler)

9:08 AM, Sunday, March 19, 2017.  “We have one more tree to cut down…it has a giant split and could come crashing down any moment.  You should come photograph it tomorrow.”  -Al Consilio and San Francisco school teacher Frank Kanios stand in front of the house they co-own on Myrtle Street in Calistoga.

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Portrait 365/77

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

Henry Swenton savors a cup of hot chocolate at the Calistoga Saturday Market. (Clark James Mishler)

10:53 AM, Saturday, March 18, 2017.  Henry Swenton savors a cup of hot chocolate at the Calistoga Saturday Market.

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Portrait 365/76

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

Cabinet maker Randall Roberson, in front of his employer's delivery truck, prepares to install new cabinets in a home on Schoot Street in Calistoga, (Clark James Mishler)

12:31 PM, Friday, March 17, 2017.  Cabinet maker Randall Roberson, in front of his employer’s delivery truck, prepares to install new cabinets in a home on School Street in Calistoga,

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Portrait 365/75

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

Turley Wine Cellars employee Enrique Cruz stands with his son, Alegaandro (right) and his son's friend, Eric, near their home in Calistoga (Clark James Mishler)

6:14 PM, Thursday, March 16, 2017.  Turley Wine Cellars employee Enrique Cruz stands with his son, Alejandro (right) and his son’s friend, Eric, on the field near their home in Calistoga.

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Portrait 365/74

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

Mother Tabitha and Father Vladimir stand in front of the Saint Simeon Russian Orthodox Church in Calistoga (Clark James Mishler)

4:51 PM, Wednesday, March 15, 2017.  Mother Tabitha and Father Vladimir stand in front of the Saint Simeon Russian Orthodox Church in Calistoga.

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Portrait 365/73

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

Mitzi and Molly on the Oak Hill Mine Trail in Calistoga (Clark James Mishler)

5:38 PM, Tuesday, March 14, 2017.  Mitzi and Molly enjoy the early evening sun on the Oak Hill Mine Trail in Calistoga.

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Portrait 365/72

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

"We bought this house in January and plan to live here half time, spliting our time in Humbolt County. Eventually, we will live here full time. It's only 600 squre feet but we will make it work. We are having the porch replaced...it was toast." -Dee and Mike Atkins at their new home in Calistoga (Clark James Mishler)

3:28 PM, Monday, March 13, 2017.  “We bought this house in January and plan to live here half time, splitting our time in Humbolt County. Eventually, we will live here full time. It’s only 600 square feet but we will make it work. We are having the porch replaced…it was toast.” -Mike Atkins with his wife, Dee, stand on the porch of their new home in Calistoga.

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Portrait 365/71

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on March 12th, 2017

 (Clark James Mishler)

4:35 PM, Sunday, March 12, 2017.  “My husband does tree work and I clean houses…we just moved here from Santa Rosa to be closer to our work…it is so…how do you say…tranquil here.” -Beatriz Palacious with her husband, David and their children, David (3) and Dayanara (9) in the living room of their home in Calistoga

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Portrait 365/70

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on March 12th, 2017

Cassie Bohan, Aly Hernandez and Liz Solano with Franco (2), Isabella (4), and Annabelle (6) participate in their first outdoor bar-b-que/birthday party of the year on Harley Street in Calistoga. (Clark James Mishler)

4:42 PM, Saturday, March 11, 2017.  On the day before setting our clocks forward one hour, Cassie Bohan, Aly Hernandez and Liz Solano with Franco (2), Isabella (4), and Annabelle (6) participate in their first outdoor bar-b-que/birthday party of the year at the corners of Filmore and Fair Streets in Calistoga.

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Portrait 365/69

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on March 12th, 2017

"My son agreed to give me a half hour of his time to pull weeds with the hope of encouraging the grass to grow so we can have a front lawn.  Despite our efforts,  it appears the weeds are winning."  -Calistoga School System music teacher Nina Pedersen with her thirteen year old son, Christian (Clark James Mishler)

4:22 PM, Friday, March 10, 2017.  “My son agreed to give me a half hour of his time to pull weeds with the hope of encouraging the grass to grow so we can have a front lawn. Despite our efforts, it appears the weeds are winning.” -Calistoga School System music teacher Nina Pedersen with her thirteen year old son, Christian

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on March 12th, 2017

Calistoga resident Bill McMahon with his dogs, Lil'Abner and Daisey Mae. (Clark James Mishler)

8:43 AM, Thursday, March 9, 2017.  Calistoga resident Bill McMahon with his dogs, Li’l Abner and Daisy Mae.

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Portrait 365/67

Posted in Portrait a day by admin on March 8th, 2017

"I've checked the weather and I see that lows will be in the 40's for the next week...I think winter is over."  -My neighbor, Lana, removes protective fabric from trees in her yard on a beautiful morning in Calistoga. (Clark James Mishler)

8:50 AM, Wednesday, March 8, 2017.  “I’ve checked the weather and I see that lows will be in the 40’s for the next week…I think winter is over.”  -My neighbor, Lana, removes protective fabric from trees in her yard on a beautiful morning in Calistoga.

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