Family Milestones – Old Hidalgo Pumphouse – Ben Briones Studios

Taking milestone photos are important especially if it is with your family or a special occasion like graduating from a university. We had the pleasure of photographing this family at the Old Hidalgo Pumphouse located in Hidalgo, Texas.  Jessica Musick, my assistant at the time, took these great photos. I love how the came out! 07.24.16_HighRes_Amy Mendoza_BBS-1431_WEB07.24.16_HighRes_Amy Mendoza_BBS-1401_WEB07.24.16_HighRes_Amy Mendoza_BBS-1386_WEB07.24.16_HighRes_Amy Mendoza_BBS-1471_WEB07.24.16_HighRes_Amy Mendoza_BBS-1369_WEB07.24.16_HighRes_Amy Mendoza_BBS-1393_WEB07.24.16_HighRes_Amy Mendoza_BBS-1512_WEB07.24.16_HighRes_Amy Mendoza_BBS-1483_WEB07.24.16_HighRes_Amy Mendoza_BBS-1462_WEB07.24.16_HighRes_Amy Mendoza_BBS-1406_WEB

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Ember & Adrian + 1 – Hummingbird Estates – Donna, Texas

In 2011 – 2012 or so I photographed this couples engagement photos and wedding. Just shy of mother’s day I photographed their maternity photos as well. I really enjoy seeing the couples I work with grow together and start a family. This is one of the main reasons why I have chosen to a professional photographer.

When Ember reached out to me to take these photos she seemed set on my services so we moved on quickly to try to get a location and we chose Donna, Texas’ very own wedding venue; Hummingbird Estates A.K.A. Hummingbird Springs. I have shot there a few times and always loved how the photos come out but this time around it was very special and man did the photos come out lovely! Here are my favorite shots!┬á05.04.18_PRINT_Ember Adrian Maternity_BBS-6160_WEB05.04.18_PRINT_Ember Adrian Maternity_BBS-6189_WEB05.04.18_PRINT_Ember Adrian Maternity_BBS-6279_WEB05.04.18_PRINT_Ember Adrian Maternity_BBS-6202_WEB05.04.18_PRINT_Ember Adrian Maternity_BBS-6223_WEB05.04.18_PRINT_Ember Adrian Maternity_BBS-6207_WEB05.04.18_PRINT_Ember Adrian Maternity_BBS-6353_WEB05.04.18_PRINT_Ember Adrian Maternity_BBS-6372_WEB05.04.18_PRINT_Ember Adrian Maternity_BBS-6389_WEB

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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. Well that didn’t really last. I have a very awesome client in Austin who I messaged to see if she would be willing to take some maternity photos. Well She agreed and these are the beautiful photos we took of her and baby Banda.

We asked her to meet me at the Long Center Performing Arts Center because it has a beautiful view of the city and the surrounding area is beautiful. My client wore a cute baby blue lace dress for her photo shoot, which was perfect for the occasion and location. These are some of my favorite shots we were able to produce. Enjoy! 03.16.18_PRINT_Rosyln Garza Maternity_BBS-8740_WEB03.16.18_PRINT_Rosyln Garza Maternity_BBS-8749_WEB03.16.18_PRINT_Rosyln Garza Maternity_BBS-8766_WEB03.16.18_PRINT_Rosyln Garza Maternity_BBS-8796_WEB03.16.18_PRINT_Rosyln Garza Maternity_BBS-8814_WEB03.16.18_PRINT_Rosyln Garza Maternity_BBS-8882_WEB

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Rene Family Session – Hummingbird Springs – Donna, Texas

We had a really fun time photographing this small but adorable family.  Our session took place at Hummingbird Springs in Donna, Texas.  Selecting the location was a big part of this session.  The family wanted to go to a place that had the mission style home in the background.  And was glad we were able to shoot at this location. Hummingbird springs has the beautiful greenery gardens on one side and their charming house on the other. Perfect for what the clients were looking for close to home here in the RGV.

Overall the session went great! ┬áIt wasn’t a hot day as usual for being around 4, that was a major bonus. ┬á┬áThey wore super cute matching clothing that made the photos look every well put together. ┬áWe just had a little hiccup when Little baby Ruiz got a bit fuzzy but we trooped on. ┬áI was even able to catch a big smile from baby Ruiz!

Photo Credit: Lourdes Paz07.18.17_Rene Family Session_BBS-2739_BLOG07.18.17_Rene Family Session_BBS-2753_BLOG07.18.17_Rene Family Session_BBS-2757_BLOG07.18.17_Rene Family Session_BBS-2761_BLOG07.18.17_Rene Family Session_BBS-2767_BLOG07.18.17_Rene Family Session_BBS-2810_BLOG07.18.17_Rene Family Session_BBS-2793_BLOG

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Big Brother Finally – Baby Family Surprise – McAllen, Texas

Today we had the privilege of capturing this new exciting news for this family! Mom and Dad surprise their son with the news that he is going to be a big brother finally! I love capturing things like this because they are so genuine and special for both the client and myself. Enjoy these speak peeks!

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The Gonzalez’s New Arrival – New Born Portraits – McAllen, Texas

Today we photographed this little stud and it was an awesome experience. Back in 2016 I photographed this lovely couples engagement photos and wedding photos. Fast forward two years and look at this lovely family!

We were invited to their home to capture some special moments of them with their child.  I love how they dressed in up in a spiffy outfit with a cute little bowtie then quickly got him into his jitsu gi, like his daddy. Here are some of my favorite shots from this photo session.

Special thanks to Sara Yanez. 2018-02-03_High Res_AJ New Born Session_BBS-8087_WEB2018-02-03_High Res_AJ New Born Session_BBS-8120_WEB2018-02-03_High Res_AJ New Born Session_BBS-8183_WEB2018-02-03_High Res_AJ New Born Session_BBS-8216_WEB2018-02-03_High Res_AJ New Born Session_BBS-8273_WEB2018-02-03_High Res_AJ New Born Session_BBS-8291_WEB

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Elizabeth Sol├şs Maternity – San Antonio, Texas – Ben Briones Studios

Love the way these photos turned out! Special thanks to Elizabeth for trusting me to capture this milestone in her life and another special thanks to my cousin Manny who helped me with the lighting to capture all these great photos!

Elizabeth has hired us to shoot her engagements, which we also shot at the Missions in San Antonio, Texas and her wedding which took place in Mission, Texas. I love that she’s always open to my creative ideas and that always reflects the photos we produce for her.

My client chose San Antonio Botanical Garden because wanted a mix of greens and desert like scenes for her maternity photos. I think it was the perfect location because it offered both and we had a lot to work with. It took us about 2-hours to walk through most of the gardens and grab some nice photos. The ones you see below are some of my favorite shots from this photo session. Elizabeth Maternity_HighRes_BBS-1981_WEBElizabeth Maternity_HighRes_BBS-2020_WEBElizabeth Maternity_HighRes_BBS-2028_WEBElizabeth Maternity_HighRes_BBS-2037_WEBElizabeth Maternity_HighRes_BBS-2044_WEBElizabeth Maternity_HighRes_BBS-2093_WEBElizabeth Maternity_HighRes_BBS-2126_WEBElizabeth Maternity_HighRes_BBS-2167_WEB

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Glory Iris Baptismal Family Photos | Estero Llano Grande State Park | Weslaco, Texas

Last Sunday I shot some early morning beautiful family photos of the Barnes Family but the star of the photo shoot was Miss Glory Iris Barnes. Later that Sunday morning she was going to get baptized and the family wanted to celebrate with pictures before the ceremony.

We did this photo shoot at Estero Llano Grande State Park, a gorgeous state park, located in Weslaco, Texas. The Barnes wanted their baby girl photographed with scenic backdrop and this park in my opinion was the perfect place for the portrait session. A few months back Michael and Crischelle actually got married at Estero Llano Grande State Park.

We beat the sun and heat, which made the photo shoot great! Excited to share these beautiful photos with you! Enjoy! 06.25.17_PRINT_Glori Baptislam Family Photos_BBS-7867_BLOG06.25.17_PRINT_Glori Baptislam Family Photos_BBS-7884_BLOG06.25.17_PRINT_Glori Baptislam Family Photos_BBS-7876_BLOG06.25.17_PRINT_Glori Baptislam Family Photos_BBS-7823_BLOG06.25.17_PRINT_Glori Baptislam Family Photos_BBS-7890_BLOG06.25.17_PRINT_Glori Baptislam Family Photos_BBS-7887_BLOG

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