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 28th, 2017

"My son and I hunted these deer this fall...he gave these to me earlier today. I'm not sure this is the best possible subject for this particular day." -Retired teacher Dennis Lang displays his Christmas gift in front of his home on Cedar Street in Calistoga. (Clark James Mishler)

3:53 PM, Monday, December 25, 2017.  Dasher and Dancer.  “My son and I hunted these deer this fall…he gave these to me this morning…I’m not sure this is the best possible subject for this particular day.”  -Retired teacher Dennis Lang holds his Christmas gifts in front of his home on Cedar Street in Calistoga.

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

A young baker works the morning shift at the Tartine Bakery in San Francisco. (Clark James Mishler)

10:47 AM, Sunday, December 24, 2017.  A young baker works the morning shift on Christmas Eve at the Tartine Bakery in San Francisco.

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

A construction worker waters down debris during a demolition project near the Moscone Center in San Francisco. (Clark James Mishler)

10:48 AM, Saturday, December 23, 2017.  A construction worker waters down debris during a demolition project near the Moscone Center in San Francisco.

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

Reena Rai checks messages at Papito Hays in San Francisco. (Clark James Mishler)

6:55 PM, Friday, December 22, 2017.  Reena Rai checks messages at Papito Hays in San Francisco.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on December 22nd, 2017

"When I became a CPS thirty years ago, I did not want to sit in front of a computer for the rest of my life, so I decided to do taxes.  Now, I sit in front of a compter almost exclusively.”   - CPA Ronald J. Koscielak stands in his office on Washington Street in Calistoga. (Clark James Mishler)

3 PM, Thursday, December 21, 2017.  “When I became a CPS thirty years ago, I did not want to sit in front of a computer for the rest of my life, so I decided to do taxes. Now, I sit in front of a computer almost exclusively.”   – CPA Ronald J. Koscielak stands in his office on Washington Street in Calistoga.

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

Ricardo nails a wall into place at a residential construction project at Fair Way and Lake Street in Calistoga. (Clark James Mishler)

3:19 PM, Wednesday, December 20, 2017.  Near the end of the work day, Ricardo Gonzalez nails a wall into place at a residential construction project at Fair Way and Lake Street in Calistoga.

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

"I inherited the lines on my face from my father." -Calistoga Food Banks Volunteer Andrea Blum awaits the USDA Food distribution truck from Napa. (Clark James Mishler)

10:57 AM, Tuesday, December 19, 2017.  “I inherited the lines on my face from my father…bless his heart.”  -Calistoga Food Bank Volunteer Andrea Blum awaits the arrival of the USDA Food distribution truck at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church.

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

"Our dad's used to work together and we've know each other since we were three."   -Twelve year old friends Nathan Link and Christian Fernandez head home down Lake Street after shooting baskets at the high school in Calistoga. (Clark James Mishler)

4:49 PM, Monday, December 18, 2017.  “Our dads used to work together and we’ve know each other since we were three.”  -Twelve year old friends Nathan Link and Christian Fernandez head home down Lake Street after shooting baskets at the high school in Calistoga.

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

Angwin residents Nick Sobiek and Andrea Ibaibarriaga enjoy the last light of the day at Logvy Park in Calistoga. (Clark James Mishler)

5 PM, Sunday, December 17, 2017.  Angwin residents Nick Sobiek and Andrea Ibaibarriaga enjoy the last light of the day at Logvy Park in Calistoga.

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

"I'm retiring after 30 years in the wine industry.  I'm looking forward to sailing, gardening and exercise...lot's of exercise."  Katheryn Thomason waters her garden on Lake Street in Calistoga. (Clark James Mishler)

4:55 PM, Saturday, December 16, 2017.  “I’m retiring after 30 years in the wine industry.  I’m looking forward to sailing, gardening and exercise…lot’s of exercise.”  -Katheryn Thomason waters her garden on Lake Street in Calistoga.

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

"My family started their olive business in the 1980's and  I do sales for the company.   While it may appear that I am a crazy dog lady, I actually have a life."  -Katy Kyriacopoulos walks with her Greek rescue dogs, Rita and Diesel, on Grant Stree in Calistoga. (Clark James Mishler)

5:24 PM, Friday, December 15, 2017.  “My family started their olive business in the 1980’s and I do sales for the company.  While it may appear that I am a crazy dog lady, I actually have a life.”  -Katy Kyriacopoulos walks with her Greek rescue dogs, Rita and Diesel, on Grant Street in Calistoga.

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

Employees Tori Barr and Dylan Jewett prepare to close shop at the Model Bakery in Saint Helena. (Clark James Mishler)

4:51 PM, Thursday, December 14, 2017.  Employees Tori Barr and Dylan Jewett prepare to close shop at the Model Bakery in Saint Helena.

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

High school football players Micah Griffin and Giavonni Chin pause in the Target parking lot, Concord, CA (Clark James Mishler)

5:38 PM, Wednesday, December 13, 2017.  High school football players Micah Griffin and Giavonni Chin pause in the Target parking lot, Concord, CA.

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

Catherine and Steve Prevost walk with their rescue greyhounds, Zipper and Grace near their home in Calistoga (Clark James Mishler)

6:09 PM, Tuesday, December 12, 2017.  Catherine and Steve Prevost walk with their rescue greyhounds, Zipper and Grace, near their home in Calistoga.

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

Photographer Laszlo Bencze searches for images near his home in Roseville, CA (Clark James Mishler)

5:34 PM, Monday, December 11, 2017.  Photographer Laszlo Bencze searches for images near his home in Roseville, CA.

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

Ella Fitzpatrick (right) Jumpropes in front of her house with her Friend Lucia. (Clark James Mishler)

5:01 PM, Sunday, December 10, 2017.  Ella Fitzpatrick (right) Jump-ropes in front of her house with her Friend Lucia.

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

Seven year old Max attends the Mountain Volunteer Fire Department pizza fund raising event at the Triple S Ranch near Calistoga, CA (Clark James Mishler)

5:38 PM, Saturday, December 9, 2017.  Seven year old Max attends the Mountain Volunteer Fire Department pizza fund raising event at the Triple S Ranch near Calistoga, CA.

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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, December 8, 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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