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”

Sarah Echavarria – Big 30 – Ben Briones Studios

Happy Birthday Little Sarah!!! Thank you for choosing our studio to be a part of your celebration! Remember 30 is just a number and you keep running like it’s a marathon and not a sprint. Here are my favorite shots from our photo shoot. Photo Credit: Sara Yanez, Ben Briones  If you would like toContinue reading “Sarah Echavarria – Big 30 – Ben Briones Studios”

Lorena Garcia – Edinburg, Texas – Ben Briones Studios

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Christopher and Priscillas Engagement Session – Chachalaca Bend – Ben Briones Studios

The Chachalaca Bend is one of those RGV hidden gems for photo shoots! I really enjoyed working with Christopher and Priscilla. Their engagement photos were fun to shoot and loved the results. The venue has so many places to use for great shots. Here are some of my favorite shots from this engagement session! IfContinue reading “Christopher and Priscillas Engagement Session – Chachalaca Bend – Ben Briones Studios”

Juan Quezada – Edinburg, Texas – Ben Briones Studios

Actor head shots are some of my favorite type of head shots to shoot because they are fun and you get to see the clients best acting skills. Here I shot this gentlemen who is an actor and model in the Rio Grande Valley. I love the outfits he chose and and the characters heContinue reading “Juan Quezada – Edinburg, Texas – Ben Briones Studios”

Lorraine Bridal Shower – Mission, Texas – Ben Briones Studios

One thing that we enjoy photographing as well are Bridal Showers. Many of the brides that sign with us usually ask us if we could capture some photos at their bridal showers. I think it’s great to document these events because you get to meet more of the family and hangout more with the brideContinue reading “Lorraine Bridal Shower – Mission, Texas – Ben Briones Studios”

Sorellanza Bachata Ladies – Dance Portraits – Ben Briones Studios

Be on the lookout for these ladies! The Sorellanza Bachata Ladies are taking the Rio Grande Valley’s dance scene by storm! They have performed at places like The Havana Club Bar & Grill and Rhythm Room. I was able to shoot these wonder dance portraits because I am friends with Ms. Laura Soria, who is alsoContinue reading “Sorellanza Bachata Ladies – Dance Portraits – Ben Briones Studios”

Vanessa Silva B-Day Shoot – Weslaco, Texas – Ben Briones Studios

We celebrated Vanessa’s big 3-0 with beautiful unique birthday portraits. Ms. Vanessa chose to take her portraits at the Estero Llano Grande State Park in Weslaco, Texas, one of my personal favorite locations to take pictures at. I have worked with Vanessa before so the photo shoot went smoothly because we felt comfortable with each other. OurContinue reading “Vanessa Silva B-Day Shoot – Weslaco, Texas – 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”

On Demand Photographer

Yesterday Sara Yanez strutted into our photo studio we have at Grindstone Coworking and demanded a portrait because she was wearing a new black dress she recently bought! She was lucky I had my camera ready to go because I had just finished documenting some events at Games of Texas in the morning.  Okay maybe evenContinue reading “On Demand Photographer”

Sara Yanez – Musician Portraits – Ben Briones Studios

I have put off posting this blog for a while now… Two reason; one, what do you write about when the blog is featuring your super amazing talented gorgeous girlfriend? Secondly, how do you write to to please her and your audience? What if she hates what I wrote? What if she likes it butContinue reading “Sara Yanez – Musician Portraits – Ben Briones Studios”

Lola’s B-Day Adventure – Weslaco, Texas – Ben Briones Studios

Last weekend I photographed this beauty. Lola, is the daughter of a good friend. She wanted to take her daughter’s photos for her birthday so we setup a photoshoot at her aunts private residence in Weslaco, Texas. She wanted a dreamy type photo shoot and I think we achieved that! I love how the photosContinue reading “Lola’s B-Day Adventure – Weslaco, Texas – Ben Briones Studios”

Jazmin Garza 25th Birthday Portraits – Edinburg Texas – Ben Briones Studios

#FLASHBACKFRIDAY This past week (October 2017) we had an array of photo shoots but Jazmin’s by far topped all of them. She brought glam, beauty and and a whole lot of props into our small photo studio but we made it work! Jazmin is celebrating her 25th birthday and we were excited to be partContinue reading “Jazmin Garza 25th Birthday Portraits – Edinburg Texas – Ben Briones Studios”

Carolina Solis – Portraits – McAllen, Texas

Yesterday, a friend of mine asked me if I was available that same day for a quick photo shoot and being the workaholic that I am, I agreed to take on this challenge. I typically shoot the majority of the time at f/4 but this time I decided to go open up to f/1.8 toContinue reading “Carolina Solis – Portraits – McAllen, Texas”

Alex Garcia – Sharyland Pioneer High School Graduate – Ben Briones Studios

Graduation photos are important because they capture a major milestone in your life and provides mark in the timeline of your success. I will always doubt that I didn’t get to take graduation photos. Until this day my Mom sometimes asks for them. Make your parents happy, make yourself happy and book yourself a graduationContinue reading “Alex Garcia – Sharyland Pioneer High School Graduate – Ben Briones Studios”