Hinojosa Family – Quinta Mazatlan – McAllen ,Texas

This photo shoot was double special! Mr. and Mrs. Hinojosa was also celebrating their 10th Year Wedding Anniversary. The family chose the gorgeous venue Quinta Mazatlan located in McAllen, Texas for their portraits. Quinta Mazatlan is one of our all time favorite locations because it has so much to use and it’s very affordable. ViewContinue reading “Hinojosa Family – Quinta Mazatlan – McAllen ,Texas”

10 Years In Love – Maricruz Oscar Session – Quinta Mazatlan

These love birds have been married and in love for 10 years now and wanted to celebrate by taking some beautiful anniversary portraits at the gorgeous Quinta Mazatlan World Birding Center located in McAllen, Texas. We were also able to capture some memorable family photos with their son. Here are out favorite photos from thisContinue reading “10 Years In Love – Maricruz Oscar Session – Quinta Mazatlan”

Kaitlyn Ybanez – ENHS Grad – Edinburg, Texas

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Jackie Bush – Robert Vela High School Grad – Ben Briones Studios

You wouldn’t be able to from these photos that just about an hour before there was a crazy storm with flash flood warnings. We had even made the call to Jackie’s mom that we were going to have to reschedule the shoot but I am glad we didn’t! Really love how this photo shoot turnedContinue reading “Jackie Bush – Robert Vela High School Grad – Ben Briones Studios”

Caro Sanchez – ENHS Grad – Ben Briones Studios

Being a Edinburg North High School graduate myself, it gave me great joy to photograph Ms. Caro’s graduation portraits. We decided to shoot these photos at at the McAllen Convention Center because of how much space it allows us to work with. Caro posed both in her cap and gown along with a beautiful dressContinue reading “Caro Sanchez – ENHS Grad – Ben Briones Studios”

Alyssa Garcia Grad Session – Edinburg, Texas – Ben Briones Studios

We took at Alyssa’s Graduation Portraits at the Edinburg City Hall and the Edinburg CISD Administration building. This area is one of my favorite spots for grad photos. Alyssa is a Vanguard Academy Beethoven graduate so these Edinburg buildings seemed perfect for her photo shoot. We shot the first 1/2 of her shoot with herContinue reading “Alyssa Garcia Grad Session – Edinburg, Texas – Ben Briones Studios”

Mommy + Me Session – Mother’s Day Portraits – McAllen, Texas

Loved this little session with my friend Sara and her beautiful daughter. Loved what they wore to the shoot, went really well with the colors of our backgrounds,  These are my favorite moment from these mother day portraits. Enjoy!   If you are looking into getting studio session photos done with a loved one pleaseContinue reading “Mommy + Me Session – Mother’s Day Portraits – McAllen, Texas”

Mariela Rubio – UT Grad – Austin, Texas

While at The University of Texas at Austin I had the pleasure of photographing a few friends and it became more special when they hired me to photograph their graduation photos. I photographed Mariela a few days before graduation so she could send photos to her mother and family members because they were not goingContinue reading “Mariela Rubio – 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”

Vanessa Garza – Nikki Rowe Grad – McAllen, Texas

#TBT – Nikki Rowe High School grad Ms. Vanessa Garza is today’s photo blog feature. This is a throwback but still a good set of grad photos because just look at how awesome she came out in them. We shot these at the City of McAllen Veteran’s War Memorial of Texas. I believe Ms. GarzaContinue reading “Vanessa Garza – Nikki Rowe Grad – McAllen, Texas”

Mikaila Hernandez – UT Grad – Austin, Texas

Being a graduate of such an amazing school like The University of Texas at Austin is an unexplainable feeling. You feel part of something bigger than yourself. Posting these photos reminds me of my time at school and sometimes I really miss it. It was such a great experience and what better to remember yourContinue reading “Mikaila Hernandez – UT Grad – Austin, Texas”

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”

2019 Reflection – Ben Briones Studios

[Reflections of 2019] There are so many people I could think of right now that I should be listing to give my most humble appreciation for their assistance in the success of Ben Briones Studios in 2019. To be transparent it wasn’t our most profitable year but it was a major year of growth, partnership,Continue reading “2019 Reflection – Ben Briones Studios”