Briana Pedraza – Quince – Mission, Texas – Ben Briones Studios

I am super excited to finally share these images with you! This event was memorable because it was celebrated among friends; The Pedraza Family. Ray and his family have invited me into their family as a friend and has just made our business partnership that much more special.

Ray Pedraza is the assistant director of the Public Relations & Marketing office at South Texas College. If you ever call STC and hear that voice in the background that’s him.

One day at work Ray had mentioned that he was planning a Quinceañera for his daughter Briana. Well as you can see I was hired and really enjoyed photographing this milestone.

The ceremony  took place at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in McAllen, Texas, which is the Pedraza’s family home church. Then the celebration continued at Balli’s Social Event Center.

Thank you Pedraza family for allowing me to be part of such a special moment for you and your daughter. Enjoy some of my favorite moments from this event.

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Client Review

Brianna Alanis – Sweet 16 – Mission, Texas – Ben Briones Studios

It has been such a pleasure working with the Alanis family. This Sweet 16 was such a beautiful event I really don’t understand why I didn’t show it sooner on my blog. This event took place in September 2015. I honestly thought I had a draft ready to post but here I am writing one from scratch, which I don’t mind.

The event took place at the Corinthian Banquet & Event Center located in 1516 E. US. Expressway 83.Suite A Mission TX. 78572. I have done many events at the Corinthian but never one that looks this fabulous. The red just popped and brought the whole place to life. The color pallet was very elegant.

My studio provided the photo session, event photos and event video for Ms. Brianna, which can be seen at the following links:

Photo Session | Event Photos | Event Video

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Brianna Sofia Alanis – Mission, Texas – Ben Briones Studios

Brianna looked beautiful in her red gown and the location we photographed her at was just as stunning. Today this young lady is presented a woman by her parents and close family. Life is beautiful when you are young and this young lady depicts just that.

I present you some of my favorite shots from this photo session with Ms. Brianna Sofia Alanis. 
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Messalinda Anzaldua – Make-A-Wish Rio Grande Valley – La Feria, Texas – Ben Briones Studios

Giving back is extremely important for me and my brand. This past weekend I photographed a quinceanera for a special girl. Make-A-Wish Rio Grande Valley put together a fifteenth-birthday-celebration for Messalinda Anzaldua. Mind you, I did not know this young lady and when Ava Sandlin, the executive director of Make-A-Wish Rio Grande Valley, reached out to me a about this event, I automatically said YES.

I am extremely blessed to be able to donate my services to such a awesome foundation. This is what I live for! Special events like these are the sole reason God has given me this ability to share with his people. I have been called to collect memories, capture life and provide a recollection a moment in time that can always be repeated through photography. Messalinda Anzaldua,  I don’t know you but from the photographs we took that night I saw how beautiful your life is and how many people love you.

Special thanks to Felicia Sepulveda of Shutterbelle Photography volunteering her time and helping.

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