The University of Texas at Austin Remembrance Walk – 2017

When you think about life there will always be those milestones that you are extremely proud of and will forever be stored in your memory. For me that’s my time at The University of Texas at Austin. The four years I spent there were some of my happiest moment but of my toughest days. To beContinue reading “The University of Texas at Austin Remembrance Walk – 2017”

Luis & Maripili Engagement – Memory Lane Photo Spot – Ben Briones Studios

Last weekend we hangout and photographed this sweet couple. They are planning a beautiful wedding in Mexico and needed some engagement photos for the big announcement. I will say that the couple is already legally married but they are still planning, what will be amazing wedding, and only because I am a groomsmen. I amContinue reading “Luis & Maripili Engagement – Memory Lane Photo Spot – Ben Briones Studios”

Accidental Portraits – Ben Briones Studios 

Yesterday while searching for a set of photos I stumbled upon this cinematic portrait of my friend Maria Dolores Alvarado, which suites her well because Maria is a an actress, playwright, and dancer. Below you will find a color version of the shot which is the original rendition. I saw some magic in portrait soContinue reading “Accidental Portraits – Ben Briones Studios “

Denisse & Emmanuel E-Session – Mission, Texas – Ben Briones Studios

Another beautiful couples has trusted me with their love story. Denisee and Emmanuel thank you for your time, your intimacy that you shared in front of my camera, and especially for the artistic license you granted me to just have fun during this beautiful photo session. I have photographed at the Memory Lane Photo SpotContinue reading “Denisse & Emmanuel E-Session – Mission, Texas – Ben Briones Studios”

Miriam & Jario -Mission, Texas – Ben Briones Studios

This sweet couple are such dolls and I mean that in all honesty. They are such a good looking couple. We had a blast doing this photo session. Miriam is the younger sister to one of the my brides, Melody Rios Contreras. Beauty does run in the family. I have photographed Melody, their parents and now these twoContinue reading “Miriam & Jario -Mission, Texas – Ben Briones Studios”

The Photographer Series – Iliasis Muniz – Ben Briones Studios

Iliasis Muniz is a super talented up and coming photographer out of the South Padre Island area. She has been creating lively art for her clients for over 3-years now and has big ambitions to expand way beyond the Rio Grande Valley. She’s bubbly, giggly and a lot of fun! Definitely important qualities to haveContinue reading “The Photographer Series – Iliasis Muniz – Ben Briones Studios”

Adolfo Alanis – Boxer – Ben Briones Studios

After editing these awesome photos shot by Jessica Musick, an associate of my Studio, I can’t help but to be very happy with one a returning client and two the awesome work all my associates produce for my brand. Trusting someone to go out and photograph YOUR client can be a scary thing. Delegating isContinue reading “Adolfo Alanis – Boxer – Ben Briones Studios”

Cynthia Flores Bridal – Encino, Texas – Ben Briones Studios

So much love for this gorgeous bride! Cynthia Cameron (now Flores) thank you so much becoming my friend, being a Sister-in-Christ, and just overall trusting me to capture some of the most beautiful milestones in your life. I always tell all my clients that you have to love your photographer and us a photographers haveContinue reading “Cynthia Flores Bridal – Encino, Texas – Ben Briones Studios”

Jackie Ortiz Quince – Weslaco, Texas – Ben Briones Studios

This session was definitely a special one. Thank you Ortiz family for allowing me in your life and trusting my brand to capture these beautiful pictures of Jackie Ortiz in celebration of her 15th birthday! The location that was chosen for the portraits and event is a beautiful outdoor venue named Hacienda Paraiso in Weslaco,Continue reading “Jackie Ortiz Quince – Weslaco, Texas – Ben Briones Studios”

Ben Briones Studios Equipment List

One of the first things beginners always ask industry professionals is what equipment they are using. I know when I started off it was it was a question I would always ask. Now I am not a gear-head nor do I care to have the latest gadgets in photography. I do not want to breakContinue reading “Ben Briones Studios Equipment List”

Nikki & Mario Engagement Party – Mission, Texas – Ben Briones Studios

The best memory I have of these two is photographing Mario propose to Nikki back in May of 2013 at Memory Lane Photo Spot in Mission, Texas. Now as their journey into matrimony moves forward I can’t help but to feel extremely blessed to continue the ride with them. Nikki and Mario make such a beautifulContinue reading “Nikki & Mario Engagement Party – Mission, Texas – Ben Briones Studios”

Christmas Portraits – Alley & Ace – Mcallen, Texas – Ben Briones Studios

Another beautiful mother and son: Christmas portrait in the bag! This session was so much fun! Ace was such a sport and very energetic. Ms. Alley, you are raising a fine little gentleman. My favorite part of the session was when Ace got to open his early Christmas gift mom got him specifically for thisContinue reading “Christmas Portraits – Alley & Ace – Mcallen, Texas – Ben Briones Studios”

Destiny Love Peña – Quince – Mcallen, Texas – Ben Briones Studios

I once went through a phase where I would tell people I only shot weddings but you know what? Screw that! I am a photographer; plain and simple! My job is to serve my community, my clients and my God through this special gift. This quineañera has inspired me to rekindle that love for thatContinue reading “Destiny Love Peña – Quince – Mcallen, Texas – Ben Briones Studios”

Fabiola & Dustin Wedding – La Feria, Texas – Ben Briones Studios

Every time I upload a blog and review the images in preview mode, I cannot help but smile. I love-love-love seeing the product. More than that, I love to see the special moments my team captured. Fabiola and Dustin’s wedding was so much fun. Dustin was such a gentleman and super easy to photograph. FabiolaContinue reading “Fabiola & Dustin Wedding – La Feria, Texas – Ben Briones Studios”