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 September 11th, 2017

4-H handlers show their pigs at the Alaska State Fair in Palmer, Alaska (Clark James Mishler)

4:07 PM, Wednesday, August 30, 2017.  4-H handlers show their pigs at the Alaska State Fair in Palmer, Alaska.

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Ten year old Kael Dinwiddie awaits inspeciton of chicken entry at the Alaska State Fair in Palmer, Alaska (Clark James Mishler)

4:50 PM, Tuesday, August 29, 2017.  Ten year old Kael Dinwiddie awaits inspection of chicken entry at the Alaska State Fair in Palmer, Alaska.

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"I like entertaining for people I really like."  -Linda Duck welcomes friends at her home in Anchorage. (Clark James Mishler)

6:19 PM, Monday, August 28, 2017.  “I like entertaining for people I really like.”  -Linda Duck welcomes friends at her home in Anchorage.

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Roper Debbie Erickson warms up before her rodeo event at the Alaska State Fair in Palmer, Alaska (Clark James Mishler)

2:32 PM, Sunday, August 27, 2017.  Roper Debbie Erickson warms up before her rodeo event at the Alaska State Fair in Palmer, Alaska.

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U.S. Army Private Reuben Geimah test his strength at the "Hig Striker" on the midway at the Alaska State Fair in Palmer, Alaska (Clark James Mishler)

6:44 PM, Saturday, August 26, 2017.  U.S. Army Private Reuben Geimah test his strength at the “High Striker” on the midway at the Alaska State Fair in Palmer, Alaska.

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Paleologist and artist James Havens stands with his model of an Elasmosaurus at the Alaska State Fair in Palmer, Alaska. (Clark James Mishler)

3:06 PM, Friday, August 25, 2017.  Paleologist and artist James Havens stands with his model of an Elasmosaurus at the Alaska State Fair in Palmer, Alaska.

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Lifetime Psychic Reader, Anna Adams, performs daily at the Alaska State Fair in Palmer, Alaska (Clark James Mishler)

5:04 PM, Friday, August 25, 2017.  Lifetime Psychic Reader, Anna Adams, performs daily at the Alaska State Fair in Palmer, Alaska.

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Bluesman,Gary Sloan performs at the Alaska State Fair, in Palmer, Alaska (Clark James Mishler)

8:09 PM, Thursday, August 24, 2017.  Bluesman, Gary Sloan performs at the Alaska State Fair, in Palmer, Alaska.

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Nine year old Jackson Charton enters his Nigerian dwarf goat, Sylvie, at the Alaska State Fair in Palmer, Alaska (Clark James Mishler)

5:08 PM, Wednesday, August 23, 2017.  Nine year old Jackson Charton enters his Nigerian dwarf goat, Sylvie, at the Alaska State Fair in Palmer, Alaska.

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"I must be the last person in the world who still uses one...I love my Roledex."  - Lanie Fleischer sits at her kitchen table in Anchorage. (Clark James Mishler)

12:19 PM, Tuesday, August 22, 2017.  “I must be the last person in the world who still uses one…I love my Roledex.” – Lanie Fleischer sits at her kitchen table in Anchorage.

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Sydney music representative Georgette Alam and fellow traveler Hannah Ellevsen visit the Anchorage Museum. (Clark James Mishler)

4:30 PM, Monday, August 21, 2017.  Sydney music representative Georgette Alam and fellow traveler Hannah Ellevsen visit the Anchorage Museum.

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8:38 AM, Anchorage, Alaska.  Barrow resident Dorcas Stein shows her friends the "virtual image" of the solar eclipse with the aid of skyview app on her iPhone in front of the Anchorage Museum. (Clark James Mishler)

8:38 AM, Monday, August 21, 2017.  Barrow resident Dorcas Stein shows her friends a “virtual image” of the solar eclipse with the aid of the skyview app on her iPhone on a cloudy day in front of the Anchorage Museum.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on September 9th, 2017

"A bullet passed through the eves gutter on the front of my house. Now the water drains into the foundation. I placed a barrow under the hole but now I have to empty it every time it rains. It's been raining a lot this summer." -Fred Dewey empties his rain barrow on the porch of his home on P Street in Anchorage, Alaska. (Clark James Mishler)

12:48 PM, Sunday, August 20, 2017.  “A bullet passed through the eves on the front of my house.  Now the water from the eves drains into the foundation.  I placed a barrow under the hole but now I have to empty it every time it rains.  It’s been raining a lot this summer.”  -Fred Dewey empties his rain barrow on the porch of his home on P Street in Anchorage, Alaska.

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"I got my nose pearced today...I'm not sure I did the right thing."  -Briar Arn at Cafe Crush in Anchorage, Alaska. (Clark James Mishler)

3:42 PM, Saturday, August 19, 2017.  “I got my nose pierced today…I’m not sure I did the right thing.” -Briar Arn at Cafe Crush in Anchorage, Alaska.

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"We've always wanted to fix this place up...but it's a slow process."  -Brothers George and David Freeman stand in front of their home in Anchorage, Alaska. (Clark James Mishler)

11:35 AM, Friday, August 18, 2017.  “We’ve always wanted to fix this place up…but it’s a slow process.” -Brothers George and David Freeman stand in front of their home in Anchorage, Alaska.

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"I'm heading off for college tonight.  I have a bit of anxiety.  Time management is my biggest worry."  -Brittany Vo on her last day of work at Middleway Cafe in Anchorage, Alaska (Clark James Mishler)

2:15 PM, Thursday, August 17, 2017.  “I’m heading off for college tonight.  I have a bit of anxiety.  Time management is not my best asset.”  -Brittany Vo on her last day of work at Middleway Cafe in Anchorage, Alaska

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Arriving and departing travelers navigate passenger ramps at SeaTac International Airport. (Clark James Mishler)

3:57 PM, Wednesday, August 16, 2017.  Arriving and departing travelers navigate passenger ramps at Seattle Tacoma International Airport.

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"I've been here one year.  I love working here...I like the people...they're all so helpful.  Some day, I want to be a marine biologist, and not taking orders for pizza."  -Sixteen year old Thomas Diez works the evening shift at Pacific Pizza in Benicia, California. (Clark James Mishler)

8:30 PM, Tuesday, August 15, 2017.  “I’ve been here one year.  I love working here…I like the people…they’re all so helpful.  Some day, I want to be a marine biologist, and not taking orders for pizza.”  -Sixteen year old Thomas Diez works the evening shift at Pacific Pizza in Benicia, California.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on August 14th, 2017

"I've always wanted to work for myself...I bought this van February and started a wine tour company...business is great."  -Alan Colaso sits in his Mercedes on Myrtle Street in Calistoga. (Clark James Mishler)

6:07 PM, Monday, August 14, 2017.  “I’ve always wanted to work for myself…I bought this van February and started a wine tour company…business is great.”  -Alan Colaso sits in his Mercedes on Myrtle Street in Calistoga.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on August 14th, 2017

Address Pending photo tee-shirts (Clark James Mishler)

5:56 PM, Sunday, August 13, 2017.  Neighbors Anna, Nadia, Jenny, Alex, Lisa and Monica model production prototypes featuring Portrait-a-Day images.   Address Pending Co. has chosen portraits from this daily blog to feature on their first release of merchandise…tee shirts designed to raise suicide awareness and prevention.  The donated images appear on a variety of high quality shirts with uplifting messages that remind us that “Things will happen; keep going to live what there is to discover.”  Read the entire story…and order a shirt at www.addresspendingco.com.

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"I love what I do...I love who I am...I want to learn and share." -Wine industry cellar worker and 19 year resident of Calistoga, Jose Pena cleans up around his home on Fair Way Street. (Clark James Mishler)

6:23 PM, Sunday, August 13, 2017.  “I love what I do…I love who I am…I want to learn and share.”  -Wine industry cellar worker and 19 year resident of Calistoga Jose Pena cleans up around his home on Fair Way Street.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on August 14th, 2017

"I like being older and I don't care that he is taller...I'm still in charge."    -Star Rios (14) with her brother Liam (13) visit the Calistoga Saturday Market. (Clark James Mishler)

11:02 AM, Saturday, August12, 2017.  “I like being older and I don’t care that he is taller…I’m still in charge.” -Star Rios (14) with her brother Liam (13) visit the Calistoga Saturday Market.

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My neighbor and always willing photographic subject, Ella Fitzpatrick, stands in front of her friend's house in Calistoga. (Clark James Mishler)

6:11 PM, Friday, August 11, 2017.  My neighbor and always willing photographic subject, Ella Fitzpatrick, stands in front of her friend’s house in Calistoga.

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Posted in Portrait a day by admin on August 14th, 2017

Parents take one final look at their children attending Mrs. Castle's third grade class on the first day of school at Calistoga Elementary. (Clark James Mishler)

8:29 AM, Thursday, August 10, 2017.  Before departing, parents take one final look into Mrs. Castle’s third grade class on the first day of school at Calistoga Elementary.

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If I could do anything in the world...I would do this...I would paint."   -Fabian Mendez, crew chief with Richner Painting Company,  paints a church converted to a home on Cedar Street in Calistoga. (Clark James Mishler)

4:38 PM, Wednesday, August 9, 2017.  “If I could do anything in the world…I would do this…I would paint.”  -Fabian Mendez, crew chief with Richner Painting Company, restores the exterior of a church converted to a home on Cedar Street in Calistoga.

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