Bianca and Art Engagement Session – Estero Llano Grande State Park – Ben Briones Studios

Excited to share these beautiful engagement photos taken a few weeks back at Estero Llano Grande State Park in Weslaco, Texas. My couple and I had originally planned to go to San Antonio, Texas to take their photos there but due to this COVID-19 scare we decided to take the photos in our own backyard.Continue reading “Bianca and Art Engagement Session – Estero Llano Grande State Park – Ben Briones Studios”

Celina & Mike Engagement – McAllen, Texas – Ben Briones Studios

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JJ & Christina Engagement – Old Hidalgo Pump House – Hidalgo, Texas

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Iliana & Tre Engagement – McAllen, Texas – Ben Briones Studios

One of the best places to photograph couples for engagement photos is the downtown area around Archer Park in South McAllen. There are so many great spots and textures to use and produce beautiful work with. Here are some engagement photos done around that area. If you are looking into taking engagement photos please fillContinue reading “Iliana & Tre Engagement – McAllen, Texas – Ben Briones Studios”

Ilsa & Mark Engagement – McAllen, Texas – Ben Briones Studios

Downtown McAllen 17th street on a Sunday  is another great place to take engagement photos. There are so many colors and textures in the area that everywhere you turn can be a great photo! Here are some great engagement photos I took of this beautiful couple  downtown McAllen, Texas. If you are looking into takingContinue reading “Ilsa & Mark Engagement – McAllen, Texas – Ben Briones Studios”

Kody and Jasmine – Surprise Proposal – Weslaco, TX

Check out this beautiful surprise engagement shot at Estero Llano Grande in Weslaco, Texas. Kody and I had met a few weeks before to chat and plan how this was going to unfold. If you are planning a surprise engagement I would advise planning something out with your photographer so you can get great photosContinue reading “Kody and Jasmine – Surprise Proposal – Weslaco, TX”

Rolly & Jessica Engagement – Casa Polonia – Weslaco, Texas

Rolly and Jessica are such a sweet couple. When they laid out their vision for the engagement session I was fully on board. I suggest we book the famous Casa Polonia located in Weslaco, Texas and finish off the photo shoot downtown Weslaco. The couple brought their beautiful doberman Hera to the shoot, which madeContinue reading “Rolly & Jessica Engagement – Casa Polonia – Weslaco, Texas”

Jacklyn & Michael Engagement – Hidalgo Pump House – Ben Briones Studios

One of our favorite locations to photograph couples at is the Old Hidalgo Pump House located in Hidalgo, Texas. It has so much to use and I think it’s a romantic location that really lends itself for engagement photos. Here are some of our favorite shots from Jacklyn and Michael’s engagement photos. I really loveContinue reading “Jacklyn & Michael Engagement – Hidalgo Pump House – Ben Briones Studios”

Flora & Martin Engagement – Hummingbird Springs – Donna, Texas

Here are some of our lates engagement photos taken at one of my favorite venues in the RGV; the Hummingbird Springs in Donna, Texas. This lovely couple chose this location for the same reasons I suggest it. They have tons of greenery, beautiful landscaping, and as well as a nice home and other gorgeous structures.Continue reading “Flora & Martin Engagement – Hummingbird Springs – Donna, Texas”

Luci & Patrick Engagement – Dallas, Texas – Ben Briones Studios

Luci and I go way back to the start of my college years, so these engagement portraits were very meaningful. Patrick, Luci’s fiance, is such an amazing cool guy and made the photo shoot ten times more fun! They are the perfect match and it really shows in these photos. I couldn’t wait to showContinue reading “Luci & Patrick Engagement – Dallas, Texas – Ben Briones Studios”

Alexa & Mateo E-session – McAllen, Texas – Ben Briones Studios

A few months ago I had the crazy idea that i wanted to shoot a full fledge wedding in 35mm film! Right around this time my friend Alexa had gotten engaged to her handsome fiancé Mateo, so I reached out to her and offered her free photography services for her wedding if she allowed meContinue reading “Alexa & Mateo E-session – McAllen, Texas – Ben Briones Studios”

Adriana & Carlos Engagement – Casa Los Ebanos – San Benito, Texas

One of our first photo shoots of the year was this engagement session with Adriana and Carlos at the historic Casa Los Ebanos in San Benito, Texas.  It was fun working with these two taking their photos in the beautiful outdoor and indoor sceneries in this venue. Weddings photos coming soon! Here are a fewContinue reading “Adriana & Carlos Engagement – Casa Los Ebanos – San Benito, Texas”

Rodriguez Engagement – Encino, Texas – Ben Briones Studios

Have you ever heard of Encino, Texas? Yeah, me either! It’s that little town you pass by going 85mph that’s between Edinburg, Texas and Falfurrias, Texas. But a few weeks back  instead of passing through we stopped by and explored a bit and took some beautiful photos of this lovely couple. There is so muchContinue reading “Rodriguez Engagement – Encino, Texas – Ben Briones Studios”

Mayra & Manuel Engagement – Old Hidalgo Pumphouse – Hidalgo, Texas

One of my favorite places to take engagement photos is at the Old Hidalgo Pumphouse located in Hidalgo, Texas. The place has beautiful backdrops every which way you point your camera. The rental fee is super affordable as well. You can wear formal clothing or more relaxed outfits and you will still fit perfectly intoContinue reading “Mayra & Manuel Engagement – Old Hidalgo Pumphouse – Hidalgo, Texas”

Eloise & Manny Engagements – McAllen, Texas – Ben Briones Studios

I love this engagement session because it’s the perfect example of how I like to model my engagement photo shoots. I always tell my couples to choose at least two photo shoot locations and two outfits. The first location should be a more fancy or more formal place they can dress up for formal shots.Continue reading “Eloise & Manny Engagements – McAllen, Texas – Ben Briones Studios”