Hey friend! I'm Jessica!

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PHOTOGRAPHER, EDUCATOR & COACH WHO BELIEVES THAT

Every busy, juggling mama can build a manageable & profitable business

I capture weddings all over the world, but my heart and home are near Des Moines, Iowa. Wedding photography is still my main love, but I'm running my business "on the side" and can help you grow yours while juggling everything else, too!

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Sunset wedding portraits on the beach in Puerto Vallarta | Beach Wedding | Puerto Vallarta Wedding shot by Jessica Brees Photography

Wedding at Hard Rock Vallarta
Evan & Dawn

A BOHO BEACH WEDDING IN PUERTO VALLARTA, MEXICO | FORT DODGE, IOWA WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER I was incredibly excited to travel to Mexico and celebrate Dawn and Evan’s Puerto Vallarta beach wedding at the Hard Rock Vallarta resort! Travel to get there ended up being a bit of a disaster, though! I drove two hours in […]

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Bride and Groom Sunset Portraits | Fort Dodge Wedding shot by Jessica Brees Photo & Video

Wedding At The Cottonwood Conference Center
Adam & Jamie

A SUMMER PASTEL WEDDING AT THE COTTONWOOD CONFERENCE CENTER | SIOUX CITY WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER THE CREATIVE TEAM CEREMONY | Grace United Methodist Church RECEPTION | Cottonwood Conference Center CAKE | Red Barn Bakery FLORIST |Celebrations By Design GOWN | Dream Dress Express TUXEDOS | Men’s Wearhouse   Ready to have the best wedding day ever? Count me […]

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Des Moines Wedding Photographer

Wedding At The Avalon Ballroom
Cody & Mikayla

A COLORFUL, JEWELTONE WEDDING AT THE AVALON BALLROOM IN REMSEN, IOWA | SIOUX CITY WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER   THE CREATIVE TEAM CEREMONY | St Mary’s Parish RECEPTION | The Avalon Ballroom CATERING | Kelly’s Catering FLORIST | The Flower Girl GOWN | Dream Dress Express TUXEDOS | Claussen’s MAKEUP | Complexions DJ | WOW Entertainment PARTY BUS | Ya Heard Ready […]

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Bride And Groom Portraits | Des Moines Wedding shot by Jessica Brees Photo & Video

Wedding in Remsen, IA
Brandon & Gail

I am SO excited for the first wedding blog of the year! With everything that happened in 2020 (no one needs a recap, amiright?) blogging fell to the back burner for me. The WAY back burner! But, I am more than happy to be back finally, and starting with Brandon and Gail’s wedding from this […]

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Bride and Groom Portraits | LeMars Wedding shot by Jessica Brees Photo & Video

Wedding At Willow Creek Country Club
Ty & Emma

A MAROON & BLUE WEDDING AT WILLOW CREEK | LEMARS WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER the creative team CEREMONY | Rejoice Church RECEPTION | Plymouth County Fairgrounds CATERING | Kelly’s Catering FLORIST | Inspiration Flowers and Designs by Jessica Trobaugh GOWN | Chrysalis Bridal Salon TUXEDOS | Claussen’s HAIR | Head to Toe DJ | Family Friend DECOR […]

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Bride and Groom Portraits | Wedding At Sioux City Country Club shot by Jessica Brees Photo & Video

Wedding At Sioux City Country Club
Matt & Kristina

A Grey and Purple Wedding at the Sioux City Country Club | Sioux City Wedding Photographer Can we talk about how long ago this Sioux City Country Club wedding was? FOREVER AGO!! I guess my fourth quarter motto for 2020 is “better late than never, and better done than perfect.” 🙈 I remember last chatting […]

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Bridal Party Portraits | Tucker Hill Wedding in Hinton, Iowa shot by Jessica Brees Photo & Video

Wedding At Tucker Hill Vineyards
Daniel & Kara

A CLASSY DUSTY BLUE WEDDING AT TUCKER HILL IN HINTON, IOWA | SIOUX CITY WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER Things have gotten BUSY over here and I’m kind of loving it! Dan and Kara’s wedding at Tucker Hill Vineyard was so much fun. We laughed until our faces hurt, we danced on the party bus, and we loved […]

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Bride and Groom Portraits | Prairie Village Wedding in Madison, SD shot by Jessica Brees Photo & Video

Wedding At Prairie Village
Justin & Victoria

A CLASSIC AND RUSTIC WEDDING AT PRAIRIE VILLAGE IN MADISON, SOUTH DAKOTA | SIOUX FALLS WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER & VIDEOGRAPHER This wedding at Prairie Village just outside of Sioux Falls was extra special for me! Yes…we were still trudging through pandemic craziness and yes it was still a heat index of 110 last Saturday. But absolutely […]

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Bride and Groom Portraits | Avalon Ballroom Wedding in Remsen, IA shot by Jessica Brees Photo & Video

Wedding At The Avalon Ballroom
Ryan & Danielle

A NAVY WEDDING WITH RUSTIC, COUNTRY TOUCHES AT THE AVALON BALLROOM | REMSEN, IOWA WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER Ryan and Danielle have been rolling with the punches during COVID! They rescheduled from June to July, cut down their guest list, dealt with scheduling conflicts and had a lot of guests opt not to come. Don’t worry though, […]

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Bride and Groom Portraits | Koffie Knechtion Wedding in South Sioux City, Nebraska shot by Jessica Brees Photo & Video

Wedding at Koffie Knechtion
Trevor & Angeline

An Intimate Covid Wedding at Koffie Knechtion in Sioux City, Iowa | Sioux City Wedding Photographer Guess what – Weddings are officially back in full swing! I was so happy to get to spend the day with Angeline and Trevor this past Saturday for their wedding at Koffie Khonection in Sioux City! We had gorgeous […]

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I have the heart of a teacher, the eye of a photographer, and the foggy mind of a Mom! Whether I'm capturing love stories for 'Breezy Brides' and they're sweethearts, coaching other business owners to reach their "side hustle" goals, or just simply sharing the everyday chaos of life with three boys, I want my presence to better the lives of others! I hope we can become new best friends, and cannot wait to get started together!

I'm so glad you've found my online home! If you're new here, you need to know a few things:
1. Family is my main priority! I have a blended family with 3 boys ages 8, 8 and 9!

2. I teach high school full time, run my business {full time}, commute 2.5 hours a day and juggle everything else in between!

3. I'm an Enneagram 2w3. Everything I do is fueled by a strong passion for helping others so that together, we all have room at the table!

I'm so glad you're here!

welcome, friend