Matthew Castilleja – ENHS Grad – Edinburg, Texas

We had the pleasure of photographing Mr. Matthew’s grad photos! This young fella was his classes valedictorian! He was graduating from my alma mater Edinburg North High School and was scheduled to attend my other alma mater The University of Texas at Austin. The client mother chose the Edinburg City Hall because of how diverseContinue reading “Matthew Castilleja – ENHS Grad – Edinburg, Texas”

Aubrey’s Grad Session – Edinburg, Texas

My high school friend Hope reached out to me us recently to see if we could capture some photos of her beautiful daughter Aubrey because she was graduating Kinder this year! And because Mother’s Day as around the corner she also asked if we could do some Mommy + Me photos. We took these beautifulContinue reading “Aubrey’s Grad Session – Edinburg, Texas”

Claudia Alaniz – Grad Session – Ben Briones Studios

Cris Molina – Masters Grad Portraits – Ben Briones Studios

Kaitlyn Ybanez – ENHS Grad – Edinburg, Texas

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Caro Sanchez – ENHS Grad – Ben Briones Studios

Being a Edinburg North High School graduate myself, it gave me great joy to photograph Ms. Caro’s graduation portraits. We decided to shoot these photos at at the McAllen Convention Center because of how much space it allows us to work with. Caro posed both in her cap and gown along with a beautiful dressContinue reading “Caro Sanchez – ENHS Grad – Ben Briones Studios”

Alyssa Garcia Grad Session – Edinburg, Texas – Ben Briones Studios

We took at Alyssa’s Graduation Portraits at the Edinburg City Hall and the Edinburg CISD Administration building. This area is one of my favorite spots for grad photos. Alyssa is a Vanguard Academy Beethoven graduate so these Edinburg buildings seemed perfect for her photo shoot. We shot the first 1/2 of her shoot with herContinue reading “Alyssa Garcia Grad Session – Edinburg, Texas – Ben Briones Studios”

Emily Sanchez – UTPA Grad – Edinburg, Texas

Being it is grad season I have been posting quite a few grad sessions I have done throughout my career. Here is a UTPA grad session from 2012 of my friend Emily Sanchez. I really enjoyed this photo shoot because Emily trusted my creativity and the photos really reflect that. Enjoy these great photos ofContinue reading “Emily Sanchez – UTPA Grad – Edinburg, Texas”

Sarah Ruiz – UTRGV Grad – Edinburg, Texas

Yesterday we had the pleasure of photographing Ms. Sarah Ruiz, a recent graduate from The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV). She majored in communications and is excited to become an educator. Even though the extremely hot weather and crazy winds posed a small annoyance, we go it done. Sarah was such a trooperContinue reading “Sarah Ruiz – UTRGV Grad – Edinburg, Texas”

Nick Cruz – UTRGV Graduate – Ben Briones Studios

Graduation is around the corner and one of the things that go along with walking across the stage is to take graduation photos to record the special milestone! My friend Nick Cruz recently setup a studio graduation photo session at my home studio located in McAllen, Texas and I love how the photos came out!Continue reading “Nick Cruz – UTRGV Graduate – Ben Briones Studios”

Vanessa Silva – STC Grad – McAllen, Texas

This past weekend I was able to work with Ms. Vanessa once again. Vanessa and I have been friends for some time now and she has trusted me to document some of the most special moments in her life. Sunday we celebrated her achievement as a graduate from South Texas College with a bachelors degreeContinue reading “Vanessa Silva – STC Grad – McAllen, Texas”

Cynthia Jasso – Grad Portraits – Estero Llano Grande State Park

This weekend I had the pleasure of photographing this beautiful grad, Mrs. Cynthia Jasso. She is graduating with her Masters in from Texas A&M University-Commerce. We decided on taking her graduation photos at the famous Weslaco park called Estero Llano Grande State Park. I really love the way these photos came out. It had beenContinue reading “Cynthia Jasso – Grad Portraits – Estero Llano Grande State Park”

Maggie McCloud – UT Grad – Austin, Texas

#THROWBACKTHURSDAY 2010 While going through some old hard drives I found these beautiful graduation photos I did of my friend back when I was attending the University of Texas at Austin. They came out so great and I really don’t know why I haven’t showed them off! These are my favorite shots from this graduationContinue reading “Maggie McCloud – UT Grad – Austin, Texas”

Ginger Garza – Edinburg, Texas – Ben Briones Studios

A while back when I first started doing more studio photography at my photo studio in Edinburg, Texas I asked a few friends if they wanted to model for me. I wanted to practice my light setup and Ms. Ginger was one of those who came through! Ginger is such a intelligent, beautiful and lovingContinue reading “Ginger Garza – Edinburg, Texas – Ben Briones Studios”

Mother & Daughters Graduation – UTRGV – Edinburg Texas – Ben Briones Studios

A fellow photographer / artist and friend Mrs. Mari Lorenzon graduated this year with her graphic design degree from the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley in Edinburg, Texas. She had asked me if I could take her grad photos along with her two daughter’s who were also sharing the same milestone. We photographed theContinue reading “Mother & Daughters Graduation – UTRGV – Edinburg Texas – Ben Briones Studios”