Morgan Mills – Quince Portraits – South Padre Island, Texas

Anyone ever done a 4am photo shoot at South Padre Island? It’s a lot of fun especially if you are professional photographer. The colors are beautiful and capturing an image like that for your client is such a treat! The sky from sunrise and on on a beautiful morning at beach front will always get you great images. Here are some photos I took for my client at South Padre Island.

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Behind the Scenes from this South Padre Island, Texas photo shoot.

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Michele Garcia Bridal’s – Archer Park – McAllen, Texas

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In 2011 my business was growing fast and we were doing a lot of great work for our clients. I was discovering a lot of new shoot locations and for this bridal we took the risk and used two very accessible and public locations, which is not typical for bridal sessions. These days I am renting very fancy locations for my brides but I am glad to show my beginnings. Michelle, the bride, was a trooper. She trusted our vision!

Her photos were shot in two different locations by myself and my assistant at the time, Ms. Lori Alaniz. Archer park was the more “formal” location then we traveled to a abandoned shack on 10th street in McAllen for the “informal” location. I love the contrast between the two looks and I think it’s always important to try different things for your clients. Here are my favorite shots from this 2011 bridal photo shoot.

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Hernandez Family – McAllen Convention Center – Ben Briones Studios

Family is extremely important and the Hernandez family know that! I took the beautiful family photos of Sabrina and her family back in the day, when the McAllen Convention Center wasn’t such a hot spot for photo shoots. Since this family session this family has come to me for various milestones in their lives such as graduation photos, cotillion presentations to various event’s hosted by the Edinburg Boys & Girls Club, which Mrs. Sabrina was the officer for. For those who don’t know, the Edinburg Boys & Girls Club was one of my very firs jobs and I am very thankful for the opportunity to have served as part of this great organization and it’s all thanks to Mrs. Sabrina Hernandez-Walker.  This family has always been part of the Ben Briones Studios family and I am always happy to show off their photos on my website. sabrina & family_print_bbp-14_websabrina & family_print_bbp-19_websabrina & family_print_bbp-23_websabrina & family_print_bbp-25_websabrina & family_print_bbp-27_websabrina & family_print_bbp-33_websabrina & family_print_bbp-34_websabrina & family_print_bbp-40_web

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Joanna & Carlos – Quinta Mazlatan – Ben Briones Studios

Imagine meeting that person that makes your laugh, cry and get extremely angry! Imaging loving that person to death but trying really hard not to kill them when they get your mad. I had the pleasure of photographing this couple who might feel all those things listed above. Joanna and Carlos are truly super in love and I am super excited to share their love story!

I photographed this lovely couple’s engagement photos at the famous Quinta Mazlatan in South McAllen. We had such a great time and a little adventure. Any and all photo shoots I have conducted at this venue was always shot inside the home and in the front yard but this time around we decided to explore the trails and we got lost. While lost though, we were able to grab some unique portraits of never before seen locations at Quinta Mazlatan. Here are some of my favorite shots from this engagement session. 04.23.18_PRINT_Joanna and Carlos_BBS-0031_WEB04.23.18_PRINT_Joanna and Carlos_BBS-0073_WEB04.23.18_PRINT_Joanna and Carlos_BBS-0105_WEB04.23.18_PRINT_Joanna and Carlos_BBS-9864_WEB04.23.18_PRINT_Joanna and Carlos_BBS-9902_WEB04.23.18_PRINT_Joanna and Carlos_BBS-9915_WEB04.23.18_PRINT_Joanna and Carlos_BBS-9959_WEB04.23.18_PRINT_Joanna and Carlos_BBS-0014_WEB04.23.18_PRINT_Joanna and Carlos_BBS-0235_WEB04.23.18_PRINT_Joanna and Carlos_BBS-0259_WEB

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Nancy & Danny Wedding – Pharr, Texas – Ben Briones Studios

Nancy and Danny’s wedding was so vivid and fun! Their wedding theme was The Beatles. From the sign-in canvas to the music you can feel the love for The Beatles at this very special event.

Nancy and I have been friends since 2005 or so. She and I were in JROTC together at Edinburg North High School. She was actually my Captain, so most of the time she was telling me what to do. That old friendship made this event much more special for her and for my team and I. There is usually a barrier between bride and vendor but this time around our friendship split that barrier.

Nancy and Danny choose to wed at the very elegant Valencia Event Center in Pharr, Texas As mentioned above it was a Beatles wedding for sure. The couple had an amazing local guitarist filling the ambiance with Beatles songs. Her decor was just perfect. Deep purple filled the room, a black and white Beatles movie played on the big screens and many of the guest wore John Lennon inspired glasses. It was a beautiful wedding.

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Amazonas MMA Gym – Edinburg, Texas – Ben Briones Studios

There is nothing better than seeing your friends succeed and better yet to see those who have also been your clients. On November 18, 2016 my clients Guilherme Farias Da Costa and Isabel Da Costa hosted their grand opening for their new gym Amazonas MMA Gym in Edinburg, Texas.

Amazonas MMA Gym offers training in MMA, BJJ, or Muay Thai. They have classes for both children and adults. Their class times vary so you may want to call them to find out more about the class times and details on the courses. They attend to both male and female and you do not have to be interested in fighting professionally to train with them. The workouts alone are intense enough.

The main coach Guilherme Farias Da Costa is a professional fighter from Brasil. He has over 10 professional armature wins under his belt. He holds high credentials in MMA, BBJ, and Muay Thai and is an excellent personal trainer. I urge everyone who’s looking for a great gym to join Amazonas MMA Gym located at 4618 US 281 Edinburg, Texas.

Photo Credit: Jessica Musick, Ben Briones

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Legacy – Ben Briones

 Today I have decided to finalize the thought of signing my printed photographs in order to achieve a life long goal of being a house hold name of photography in the Rio Grande Valley. 

I will for this day forward sign every single print that leaves my office so that it be made clear who the artist was and spread my brand more in my region. 

I hope to make Ben Briones or Ben Briones Studios a name quicky recognized as a prominent signature photography company. 

Thank you!