Elizabeth & Andres Plus One – McAllen Convention Center- Ben Briones Studios

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Jackie Bush – Robert Vela High School Grad – Ben Briones Studios

You wouldn’t be able to from these photos that just about an hour before there was a crazy storm with flash flood warnings. We had even made the call to Jackie’s mom that we were going to have to reschedule the shoot but I am glad we didn’t! Really love how this photo shoot turnedContinue reading “Jackie Bush – Robert Vela High School Grad – Ben Briones Studios”

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”

Amanda Juarez Head Shots – McAllen, Texas – Ben Briones Studios

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Hernandez Family – McAllen Convention Center – Ben Briones Studios

Family is extremely important and the Hernandez family know that! I took the beautiful family photos of Sabrina and her family back in the day, when the McAllen Convention Center wasn’t such a hot spot for photo shoots. Since this family session this family has come to me for various milestones in their lives suchContinue reading “Hernandez Family – McAllen Convention Center – Ben Briones Studios”

Amaya Hernandez – Cotillion 2019 – McAllen, Texas

I loved working on these photos because I saw Amaya grow up. When I was younger I use to volunteer and work at the Edinburg Boys & Girls Club, where Amaya’s mother is was the chief officer. She was always around along with her two sisters Destiny and Nadia, who I have had the pleasureContinue reading “Amaya Hernandez – Cotillion 2019 – McAllen, Texas”

Location Scouting – Sara Yanez – McAllen Convention Center

Here are some outtakes from a location scouting shoot. We had a photo shoot scheduled at the McAllen Convention Center for a quince that evening and I wanted to test the lighting, backdrops and angles so when our client showed up it would be super smooth. I believe location scouting is an important part ofContinue reading “Location Scouting – Sara Yanez – McAllen Convention Center”

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”

Photography Lessons with Sara Yanez – McAllen Convention Center

Understanding exposure is important when learning photography. A few weekends ago Sara and I went to the McAllen Convention Center so that she could practice photography. So that the lessons could be as accurate as possible we had the same camera setup; Canon 60D with the Canon EF28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM Lens. We also used aContinue reading “Photography Lessons with Sara Yanez – McAllen Convention Center”

Mattress Form Banquet – McAllen Convention Center – Ben Briones Studios

The Mattress Firm Corpus Christi and RGV franchise have been one of my longest corporate clients. A while back they hired me to photograph their annual employee award ceremony and it was a lot of fun! Check out some of the most memorable moments from this event at the McAllen Convention Center in McAllen, Texas. Continue reading “Mattress Form Banquet – McAllen Convention Center – Ben Briones Studios”

Karissa’s Quince Session – Mcallen Convention Center – Mcallen Texas

Today we are joining this beautiful young lady in celebrating her fifteen birthday! Congratulations Karissa! Thank you for trusting us to capture these beautiful portraits of you to document this special milestone in your life. Sara and I had a lot of fun hanging out with you at the McAllen Convention Center and taking these greatContinue reading “Karissa’s Quince Session – Mcallen Convention Center – Mcallen Texas”

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”

Amanda Victoria Gonzalez – ENHS Grad – Mcallen, Texas

A true #throwbackthursday post right here! In 2011 I was still attending The University of Texas at Austin finishing up my degree but that didn’t stop me from driving down to the Rio Grande Valley to serve my clients. Amanda and I went to school together at Edinburg North High School and when she askedContinue reading “Amanda Victoria Gonzalez – ENHS Grad – Mcallen, Texas”

2015 Law Day Gala – Mcallen, Texas – Ben Briones Studios

A few weeks ago I attended the 2015 Law Day Gala hosted by the Hidalgo County Bar Association at the McAllen Convention Center in McAllen, Texas. It was pretty exciting to be around so many professionals. What as more awesome was some of my past clients were in attendance as well. I always think God putsContinue reading “2015 Law Day Gala – Mcallen, 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”