Ashley Garcia Rodriguez – UT Grad – Austin, Texas

Grad sessions can be creative, fun, and formal all at the same time! When I shot Ashley’s grad photos at The University of Texas at Austin, I knew there would be a ton of great locations or backdrops to make good photos but how to use those spaces creatively was up to me. CREATIVE  IContinue reading “Ashley Garcia Rodriguez – UT Grad – Austin, Texas”

Yanin Sanchez – UT Grad – Austin, Texas

Yanin was a good friend of mine during my run at The University of Texas at Austin. We were both from the Rio Grande Valley so when we met each other in Austin we had a lot in common. She was an amazing student. Get this…she finished her undergrad at UT-Austin in 3 years. ThatContinue reading “Yanin Sanchez – UT Grad – Austin, Texas”

There’s a first time for everything – UT Volleyball – Austin, Texas

While at The University of Texas at Austin I shot the sport of Volleyball for the first time. I really didn’t know what to expect, where I was allowed to stand, or what to shoot exactly. I had photographed collegiate basketball, track, soccer and baseball. Volleyball was going to a new challenge but I wasContinue reading “There’s a first time for everything – UT Volleyball – Austin, Texas”

Neil Young at UT-Austin

In 2010 I had the opportunity to photograph Neil Young for a publication known as The Horn’s, He called me up around 5pm and asked if I was free to shoot something. I said, “Yeah sure, what is it?” Neil Young, he is playing at the performing center at The University of Texas at Austin. ThisContinue reading “Neil Young at UT-Austin”

Tawny Hammett – Portraits – Austin, Texas

#TBT 2010 This photoshoot took place at the Long Center for Performing Arts in Austin, Texas back in March of 2010.  We met through a mutual friend, Laura Caldron, who was also a photography enthusiast and classmate at The University of Texas at Austin. Tawny and I met before the shoot on campus to planContinue reading “Tawny Hammett – Portraits – Austin, Texas”

Nature Photography – Austin, Texas

Traditionally my photography leans toward portraiture and photographing people. I’ve noticed that the majority of photographers start off their photography careers photographing nature and I don’t blame them because photographing people is very intimidating, especially as a beginner. There was a time when I would photograph butterflies on my college campus in between classes butContinue reading “Nature Photography – Austin, Texas”

Michelle Suggs – Austin, Texas – Ben Briones Studios

Photographed this beautiful model in Austin, Texas at this gem of a spot also known as  Waller Creek. While studying photography in at The University of Texas at Austin, I would actively seek to build my portfolio and this photo shoot was definitely one of my best while I lived there. Michelle was such a greatContinue reading “Michelle Suggs – Austin, Texas – Ben Briones Studios”

Chinese New Year – Austin, Texas – Ben Briones Photography

I recently found some of my old 35mm film work and it looks like I photographed a Chinese New Year event in Austin, Texas. Here are my favorite shots from this event.  If you would like to learn how to shoot 35mm film photography please fill out the contact form below.  

Dallas Thanksgiving Trip 2018

Last week Sara and I got the opportunity to spend thanksgiving week in Dallas, Texas cat/dog sitting for a friend. Naturally as a photographer, I had to document the trip, so I took my Nikon D600 with a 50mm lens and theses are my favorite shots that I captured. Photo Credit: Sara Yanez, Imanol Miranda,Continue reading “Dallas Thanksgiving Trip 2018”

Maggie McCloud – UT Grad – Austin, Texas

#THROWBACKTHURSDAY 2010 While going through some old hard drives I found these beautiful graduation photos I did of my friend back when I was attending the University of Texas at Austin. They came out so great and I really don’t know why I haven’t showed them off! These are my favorite shots from this graduationContinue reading “Maggie McCloud – UT Grad – Austin, Texas”

Roslyn Banda Maternity – Austin, Texas – Ben Briones Studios

During my spring break I took a trip to Austin with Sara and my sister Erica to visit our beloved sister Veronica, who is attending the University of Texas at Austin. Before going on this trip I told myself I wasn’t going to work or that I would only work one hour a week. WellContinue reading “Roslyn Banda Maternity – Austin, Texas – Ben Briones Studios”

Austin Texas Photographer – Mount Bonnell – Ben Briones

#TBT Years ago when I was attending the The University of Texas at Austin I conducted a had a photoshoot on top of Mount Bonnell for my client and she turned the camera on me and took these fun portraits. I would always wear that leather hat that I bought at the City Wide Garage SaleContinue reading “Austin Texas Photographer – Mount Bonnell – Ben Briones”

Jennifer Grace + Dallas – San Antonio, Texas – Ben Briones Studios

Dallas has been the most difficult but cutest model I have ever worked with. She just didn’t care for photos. On the other hand; Ms. Jennifer was as Grace-full as she’s named. She flashed her beautiful smile in all her pictures while holding her furry love. Trust me…these photos may look gracious and dandy butContinue reading “Jennifer Grace + Dallas – San Antonio, Texas – Ben Briones Studios”

Brittany Michelle – San Antonio, Texas – Ben Briones Studios

I had the pleasure of photographing Ms. Brittany in San Antonio, Texas at the beginning of October and the results are beautiful. Brittany is a mother to her beautiful daughter Maddy, she’s also a Herbalife Wellness Coach and aspiring model. Brittany has a very unique style and photographs so well. One day I came acrossContinue reading “Brittany Michelle – San Antonio, Texas – Ben Briones Studios”

Jesus & Maria Wedding – Port Arthur, Texas – Ben Briones Studios

#TBT There are a handful of times that I get to travel out of town to document a special event. I got to photograph this intimate wedding at Port Arthur, Texas and it’s really thanks to my friend Rocio Granados. It as definitely a work trip for the books. The drive to Beaumont, Texas wasContinue reading “Jesus & Maria Wedding – Port Arthur, Texas – Ben Briones Studios”