Mariela Rubio – UT Grad – Austin, Texas

While at The University of Texas at Austin I had the pleasure of photographing a few friends and it became more special when they hired me to photograph their graduation photos. I photographed Mariela a few days before graduation so she could send photos to her mother and family members because they were not goingContinue reading “Mariela Rubio – UT Grad – Austin, Texas”

Yanin Sanchez – UT Grad – Austin, Texas

Yanin was a good friend of mine during my run at The University of Texas at Austin. We were both from the Rio Grande Valley so when we met each other in Austin we had a lot in common. She was an amazing student. Get this…she finished her undergrad at UT-Austin in 3 years. ThatContinue reading “Yanin Sanchez – UT Grad – Austin, Texas”

Mikaila Hernandez – UT Grad – Austin, Texas

Being a graduate of such an amazing school like The University of Texas at Austin is an unexplainable feeling. You feel part of something bigger than yourself. Posting these photos reminds me of my time at school and sometimes I really miss it. It was such a great experience and what better to remember yourContinue reading “Mikaila Hernandez – UT Grad – Austin, Texas”

Maggie McCloud – UT Grad – Austin, Texas

#THROWBACKTHURSDAY 2010 While going through some old hard drives I found these beautiful graduation photos I did of my friend back when I was attending the University of Texas at Austin. They came out so great and I really don’t know why I haven’t showed them off! These are my favorite shots from this graduationContinue reading “Maggie McCloud – UT Grad – Austin, Texas”

Yuridia Martin Del Campo – Corpus Christi, Texas – Ben Briones Studios

Claudia Alaniz – Grad Portraits – Ben Briones Studios

In December thousands of students will walk the stage and be handed a diploma or degree that they worked so hard to own.  A year ago I photographed one of my good friends Ms. Claudia Alaniz in celebration of her hard earned degree. When we were planning her photo shoot she wanted something different, whichContinue reading “Claudia Alaniz – Grad Portraits – Ben Briones Studios”

Susana Sanchez Grad Session – The University of Texas at Austin – Ben Briones Studios

#FLASHBACKFRIDAY Beautiful. Bold. Intelligent. Studious. Adventurous. Strong. These are all nouns to describe Ms. Susan Sanchez, a graduate of The University of Texas at Austin. I met Susy while attending UT through a mutual friend. She and I became friends and kept in touch and when it was time to celebrate the achievement of completing notContinue reading “Susana Sanchez Grad Session – The University of Texas at Austin – Ben Briones Studios”

Desiree Chavez – TAMUCC Grad – Corpus Christi Texas

A few weeks back my assistant and I traveled to Corpus Christi to photograph this beautiful soul. Desiree is graduating from Texas A&M University–Corpus Christ and we took these photos to celebrate this huge milestone in her life.  Ms. Chavez is originally from Mission, Texas but decided to go to school by the bay. IContinue reading “Desiree Chavez – TAMUCC Grad – Corpus Christi Texas”

Suheily Maldonado – Edinburg, Texas – Ben Briones Studios

Here is a graduation session I did back in 2011 for Mrs. Suheily. I was extremely proud of the shots five years ago and I am still very proud of them today. Suheily is now married and has travelled around the world doing missionary work. What makes me more happy then the results of theContinue reading “Suheily Maldonado – Edinburg, Texas – Ben Briones Studios”

Vianey Salinas – Mission, Texas – Ben Briones Studios

A few years back I had the pleasure of photographing Vianey after celebrating her high school graduation from Edinburg North High School and now we celebrate her recent graduation from The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. Special thanks Mr. & Mrs. Salinas, the wonderful parents of Ms. Vianey, for hiring me again to documentContinue reading “Vianey Salinas – Mission, Texas – Ben Briones Studios”

Karen Perez – Edinburg, Texas – Ben Briones Studios

I am super excited to photograph and feature my first University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) Graduate on my blog! Congratulations Ms. Karen Perez on your achievement! Every time I photograph someone on this university campus it takes me back to my days as a student their. I use to walk around with myContinue reading “Karen Perez – Edinburg, Texas – Ben Briones Studios”

Sara Yanez – Edinburg, Texas – Ben Briones Studios

Photographing Miss Sara Yanez has been a pleasure. She’s so easy to work with and just a beauty! A huge congratulations to this 2015 UTPA Graduate on her much deserved Music Education degree. Sara I wish you the very best in your future! We were super excited to photograph Sara at the new UTRGV PerformingContinue reading “Sara Yanez – Edinburg, Texas – Ben Briones Studios”

Special Graduation Photo Session by The Beach – Ben Briones Studios

These portraits are by special request for my client Cynthia Cameron, who’s also a Ben Briones Studio’s bride. When Cynthia and her husband came into my office for wedding photography information we clicked right away. Laughter and heart-felt stories brought us closer but strongest connection we had was that we shared the same faith andContinue reading “Special Graduation Photo Session by The Beach – Ben Briones Studios”

Cassandra Martinez – UT Grad – Austin, Texas

The University of Texas at Austin Campus is beautiful and has such great locations to take senior / graduation portraits. The textures and scenery makes for amazing backdrops. When I photographed Cassandra we walked around whole 40 acres as much to find all the sweet spots. We made sure to get some of the iconicContinue reading “Cassandra Martinez – UT Grad – Austin, Texas”

Felisa Yzaguirre – UT Grad – Austin, Texas

Not all grad sessions have to take place on college campuses or involve a cap and gown. Felisa graduated with me from The University of Texas at Austin and when she asked me to photograph her grad photos she wanted something a little different from the standard. I chose to take her grad photos atContinue reading “Felisa Yzaguirre – UT Grad – Austin, Texas”