On January 15, 2019, one day before her birthday, I surprised my beautiful girlfriend with a photo shoot at the Wallflower RGV located off Trenton in McAllen, Texas. I had been following the Wallflower RGV for a long time now on Instagram and would chat with the owner here and there. I am super happyContinue reading “Sara Yanez B-Day Session – Wallflower RGV – McAllen, Texas”
We recently did a photo shoot with a local photographer for her 27th birthday. Things didn’t quite as planned but we made it work. She had a 27 gold balloons and sadly when we were posing her for the first couple of shots the #2 flew away. Heart broken about the loss of her balloon,Continue reading “Xiomara B-Day Session – Edinburg, Texas – Ben Briones Studios”
It’s a Girl! We had the honor of photographing Lorraine and Ralph Guzman’s wedding a few years back, and recently they hired us to photograph Baby Guzman’s Baby Shower. The event took place at The Forum in McAllen, Texas. Everyone is excited to meet this little one! Congratulations, Guzman Family on your Bundle of Joy!Continue reading “Lorraine’s Baby Shower – The Forum – McAllen, Texas”
Love this beautiful simple wedding I shot at the Riverside Club in Mission, Texas. The bride was filipino and the groom hispanic so the fusion of both cultures was beautiful. The venue was perfect for the theme, y’all need to check out this beautiful location if you are ever in Granjeno, Texas. Here are someContinue reading “Perez Wedding – Riverside Club – Ben Briones Studios”
Photography Lesson: Composition A while back I met up with my good friend Edna, who is an amazing photographer, to do a photography lesson on composition. To be honest I don’t know why she does lessons with me because her work is amazing already but I’ll take any moment to teach anyone who’s passionate aboutContinue reading “Photography Lesson with Edna – McAllen, Texas”
Dr. Sofia Villarreal is writing her very first book and wanted some beautiful beach photos for her book cover. Here are some of our favorite photos from this South Padre Island Photo Shoot! If you are looking to get unique portraits please fill out the contact form below. Client Review
THROW BACK THURSDAY We took this beautiful couple’s engagement photos at the very own RGV Horsemanship School at JHK Equestrian Country Club in Edinburg, Texas. Love how the photos came out! The staff and owner of the country club was amazing with us! Very excited to finally share these great engagement photos of this couple withContinue reading “Maritza & Joel – RGV Horsemanship School at JHK Equestrian Country Club – Ben Briones Studios”
FLASHBACKFRIDAY If you are looking to celebrate your anniversary with portraits please fill out the contact form below.
Here’s a beautiful wedding I photographed back in Mission, Texas! If you are getting married and would like a quote please fill out the contact form below.
DON’T DO IT! If you’re a professional photographer who’s been thinking about leaving the industry, don’t! There are so many opportunities for growth and income. I understand it can get tough. Especially if you are the only one doing everything in your business. You loose your free time, your weekends and sometimes you family. ButContinue reading “Exiting Photography? WAIT! READ this first!”
Oni and I grew up together so being the photographer at her wedding was super special. I use to go over to her house to hangout with her brother Marco and play music. Many times we would all walk home together from our high school to hangout and on her wedding night we all walkedContinue reading “Onieda and Osiel – San Benito, Texas – Ben Briones Studios”
I really enjoyed photographing this wedding and let me tell you why! I really enjoy documenting small weddings. Daniel and Viktoriia seemed to be easy going people too. Their wedding was outdoors in this beautified gated community where the grooms parents live. Their was a beautiful man-made lake in the distance with trees that droppedContinue reading “Daniel and Viktoriia Wedding | Edinburg, Texas| Ben Briones Studios”
ADVICE FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS In 2016 I had a major hard drive failure with a 1TB Seagate and a 4TB Lacie, which were both regular Hard Drives. I lost client wedding photos but months later was able to recover them! After that incident I went from HHDs to SSDs because they are much more reliable, fasterContinue reading “HHD to SSD to HHD – Ben Briones Studios”
Photo shoots can be intimidating sometimes! Mrs. Pricilla was a little shy at first during her bridal photo shoot but as we shot she loosened up. She chose to go with the a studio photo session. To keep it classic. I’m glad she did because it challenged us to be more creative and experiment. TypicallyContinue reading “Pricilla Garcia – Bridal – Ben Briones Studios – McAllen, Texas”
Shevawne or Nikki as she’s known to the rest of the world just got married not to long ago and I’m extremely happy to finally show off some of our favorite shots from her wedding! She and I go way back to middle school where we first became friends. Nikki comes from a beautiful familyContinue reading “Nikki and Eric – Edinburg Texas – Ben Briones Studios”