Esmer Family Portraits – Mission, Texas – Ben Briones Studios

Family photos can be nerve reckoning and sometimes stressful when it comes to the outfits you are coordinating for your family, especially if you have a big family. Today I wanted to show off this photo session because they did such a great job. I love the black, red and silver color combo they chose.Continue reading “Esmer Family Portraits – Mission, Texas – Ben Briones Studios”

Zavala Family Portraits – Mission, Texas – Ben Briones

When planning a family photo session one thing that you need to consider is the location. Living in the Rio Grande Valley we all know it’s extremely hot and sunny so when discussing the photo shoot with my clients I always show them locations that have both indoor and outdoor areas to shoot in. Now,Continue reading “Zavala Family Portraits – Mission, Texas – Ben Briones”

Family Photos – South Padre Island, Texas – Ben Briones Studios

This weekend I photographed a surprise engagement for a lovely couple at South Padre Island, Texas but in order for the couple not to find why she was really at the beach with all her family, her mom scheduled a “giant family photo shoot”. These are some of photos I was able to grab beforeContinue reading “Family Photos – South Padre Island, Texas – Ben Briones Studios”

Ashley Ojeaga Family Portraits – Edinburg, Texas – Ben Briones Studios

Garay Family Sessions – Mission, Texas – Ben Briones Studios

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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! Continue reading “Family Milestones – Old Hidalgo Pumphouse – Ben Briones Studios”

Meme Family Portraits – Harlingen TX – Ben Briones Studios

#TBT  A Couple of months back we photographed this beautiful family at their home in Harlingen, Texas. The client wanted photographs with their new baby and with their parents and our photographer produced these great images for them. Here are my favorite shots from the photo session. Photo Credit: Jeff Antons  If you are lookingContinue reading “Meme Family Portraits – Harlingen TX – Ben Briones Studios”

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 ableContinue reading “Rene Family Session – Hummingbird Springs – Donna, Texas”

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 theyContinue reading “The Gonzalez’s New Arrival – New Born Portraits – McAllen, Texas”

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 StateContinue reading “Glory Iris Baptismal Family Photos | Estero Llano Grande State Park | Weslaco, Texas”

Hatch Family Session | Hidalgo Pump House | Ben Briones Studios 

I’m sad to start this story by saying they were missing one. The Hatch Family is actually a team of five but one of their son’s was not feeling to well and didn’t participate in this shoot. I promised them I would retake their session if they were ever back in the valley. They hadContinue reading “Hatch Family Session | Hidalgo Pump House | Ben Briones Studios “

Family Photo Shoot – Austin, Texas – Ben Briones Studios

#TBT In 2010 a friend of mine asked me to photograph their family. These beautiful photos were shot at the Zilker Botanical Gardens in Austin, Texas. This family took me in as their own and I considered them my family away from home. The gentlemen you see in the shot actually help build the “OuthouseContinue reading “Family Photo Shoot – Austin, Texas – Ben Briones Studios”

Martinez Family – McAllen, Texas – Ben Briones Studios

#FlashbackFriday Back in 2010 this awesome family hired me to photographer their family photos. This was when the McAllen Convention Center was a hot spot for photography. What I still love about these photos are how happy they look together. You can tell they have a beautiful family dynamic. My favorite shots are the onesContinue reading “Martinez Family – McAllen, Texas – Ben Briones Studios”

Solis Family – Rancho Viejo, Texas – Ben Briones Studios

There is nothing more special than a holiday gathering with the family. During the Christmas break I had the pleasure of photographing this beautiful family at their home at  the Rancho Viejo Resort & Country Club. Alex Guerra, who I have been friends since middle school, hired me to photographer her family because it was goingContinue reading “Solis Family – Rancho Viejo, Texas – Ben Briones Studios”