Photography Lesson with Edna – McAllen, Texas

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”

Alyssa Victoria Pena – 35mm Film – Ben Briones Studios

Years ago when I was attending UT-Austin I was assigned to capture some portraits using my Canon AE-1 and my friend Alyssa was nice enough to model for me. Here are some of my favorite shots from the two rolls I shot. If you would like some lessons on how to use your 35mm filmContinue reading “Alyssa Victoria Pena – 35mm Film – Ben Briones Studios”

David & Chanel Wedding – South Padre Island – Ben Briones Studios

We recently shot a beautiful intimate wedding at South Padre Island, Texas and I am super excited to share these photos. An old friend, Bianca, called me up one day asking for photography package pricing and I was excited because I thought she was the bride but it turned out another old friend / herContinue reading “David & Chanel Wedding – South Padre Island – Ben Briones Studios”

O’Hanlon, Demerath & Castillo – Law Firm – Head Shots – Edinburg, Texas

Photography and law one time collided in thought. A year or two ago I had the crazy idea of dropping photography to purse a law degree. Obviously, the photography career won but I still dream about becoming a lawyer one day and although it’s a far-off thought I still get to mix the both. TodayContinue reading “O’Hanlon, Demerath & Castillo – Law Firm – Head Shots – Edinburg, Texas”

Celina Esparza Bridal Shower – Mission, Texas – Ben Briones Studios

Celina’s bridal shower was delightful! It took place at The Club at Cimarron in Mission – Sharyland area. The part was a breakfast / brunch event with very good food. The house was packed with family and friends excited for Celina and Mario’s wedding. I found myself enjoying myself very much documenting this special event. TheContinue reading “Celina Esparza Bridal Shower – Mission, Texas – Ben Briones Studios”

Juan & Cassandra E-Session – Port Isabel, Texas – Ben Briones Studios

Today this awesome couple is getting married! Congratulations to Mr. & Mrs. Hernandez. It’s a been a long way coming and I am truly happy this special day has finally arrived! If you are interested in an engagement photo session please fill out the contact form below.

Ronnie Sada Family – Hidalgo, Texas – Ben Briones Studios

Memories are beautiful and that is why I love being a photographer. The opportunity God has given me to freeze a special moment in time that will forever be passed down in generations is just beyond me. At the end of May I had the pleasure of photographing Roonie and her growing family. We wentContinue reading “Ronnie Sada Family – Hidalgo, Texas – Ben Briones Studios”

Jackie Ortiz Quince – Weslaco, Texas – Ben Briones Studios

This session was definitely a special one. Thank you Ortiz family for allowing me in your life and trusting my brand to capture these beautiful pictures of Jackie Ortiz in celebration of her 15th birthday! The location that was chosen for the portraits and event is a beautiful outdoor venue named Hacienda Paraiso in Weslaco,Continue reading “Jackie Ortiz Quince – Weslaco, Texas – Ben Briones Studios”

A Hero’s 89th Birthday – McAllen, Texas – Ben Briones Studios

Mr. Sanchez’s daughter Samantha Sanchez is a longtime friend and fellow University of Texas Alumni, so when she asked asked if my brand could provide some photography services for this special celebration I said yes.  Small parties with big meaning is what makes professional photography important. America thanks you Mr. Sanchez for your service andContinue reading “A Hero’s 89th Birthday – McAllen, Texas – Ben Briones Studios”

The Kelley Family – A Love Letter from Ben Briones Studios – Floresville, Texas – Ben Briones Studios

To my beloved client the Kelley Family, It has been such a pleasure to be your wedding photographer and now your family photographer. I still remember your beautiful baby girl from your wedding night and now look at her. She’s precious and so smart. Mandy, you are just getting prettier with time and we cannotContinue reading “The Kelley Family – A Love Letter from Ben Briones Studios – Floresville, Texas – Ben Briones Studios”

Printing in the 956.

When I started shooting paid jobs back in 2007, I would make my prints at Walmart or Walgreen’s. Basically, any place that would develop my FujiColor X-TRA 800 ISO film. Yes, this young, handsome photographer began his career shooting 35mm film. I’ll share about about my film days in a future blog, but for nowContinue reading “Printing in the 956.”