. . . Because every picture has a story to tell.
Thank you for visiting. I think you will find my blog posts as varied as my photographic and personal interests--a few of which I hope also appeal you. - Tammy Russell-Rice CPP

Monday, June 13, 2011

Congratulations to the 2011 Gala Honorees of the Nevada Justice Association

Cover Design and Portrait of Joe Benson by Tammy Russell-Rice, CPP

To quote the Executive Director of the Nevada Justice Association, Victoria Coolbaugh, "One of NJA's biggest, most important events of the year is the Annual Summer Gala."  And, once again, yours truly was asked to create a cover suitable to the occasion featuring this year's honorees.

Each of these individuals has positively contributed to our justice system and is being honored for such:

Consumer Advocate of the Year
Assemblywoman Debbie Smith

Trial Lawyer of the Year
Matthew L. Sharp, Esq.


Lifetime Achievement
Joseph L. Benson, Esq.
Originally, Victoria and I had envisioned photographing the honorees together in Carson City on the grounds of the Nevada Supreme Court.  When that did not work out, I suggested the next best thing: a composite using their individual portraits.  The real challenge here was marrying together the work of three photographers shot under different lighting conditions.  All things considered, however, I think it turned out quite well, don't you?

For more info on the honorees or tickets for the Reno Gala (6/28) or Las Vegas Gala (6/30), please contact the main NJA office 775-883-3577.   - Tammy