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I'm Jessica: wife, mom, photographer, educator

I'm a creative girl boss, obsessed with wedding photography and videography. I have a degree in education and want to bring that into the creative industry by teaching other bosses how to make their dreams come true! When I'm not working, my days are filled with long walks down every aisle of Target while sipping my Pink Drink and listening to my newest playlist. It's the small things!

Red Rocks Colorado Engagement Session shot by Jessica Brees, photographer and videographer near Sioux City, Iowa

Red Rocks Engagement Session | Kyle & Sydney

Engagement Photos at Red Rocks Park & Amphitheater near Denver, Colorado Kyle and Sydney’s Red Rocks engagement photos were on “Black Friday” during my holiday stay in Colorado! I wasn’t so sure it was going to happen, because we drove out to Colorado THROUGH a snowstorm that had the interstate closed overnight. I was so […]

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Bride and Groom Portraits | The Red Barn Wedding in Kingsley, Iowa shot by Jessica Brees Photo & Video

Wedding at The Red Barn | Nick & Shonden

A  Simple and Intimate Red Barn Wedding near Kingsley, Iowa | Sioux City Wedding Photographer Nick and Shonden’s intimate wedding at The Red Barn was the absolute perfect way to kickoff the 2020 wedding season!!!!!!! It was a  pleasant surprise with unseasonably mild weather for the end of February.  Other than a bit of wind, […]

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Ice Fishing Engagement Photos in LeMars, Iowa shot by Jessica Brees Photography & Videography

Engagement Session at Willow Creek Golf Course | Nick & Shonden

An Ice Fishing Engagement Session at the Willow Creek Golf Course in LeMars, Iowa | LeMars, Iowa Wedding Photographer I had not met Nick and Shonden in person before their ice fishing engagement photos, so I didn’t quite know what to expect. I knew Shonden would be a fiery, fun lady but didn’t expect Nick […]

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Cherokee Late Fall Engagement Photos shot by Jessica Brees, photographer and videographer near Sioux City, Iowa

Cherokee Engagement Session | Steffen & Desiree

Steffen & Desiree’s Late Fall Cherokee Iowa Engagement Session Can we talk about how amazing my couples are for a minute? I swear, I don’t know how I get so lucky! I got to shoot Steffen and Desiree’s Cherokee fall engagement photos when they were back in town for the weekend! I hung out with […]

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Cherokee, Iowa Pumpkin Patch Engagement Photos shot by Jessica Brees, photographer and videographer near Sioux City, Iowa

Cherokee Pumpkin Patch Engagement Session | Dustin & Makenzie

Dustin & Makenzie’s Fall Engagement Photos at the Hoefling Pumpkin Patch near Cherokee, Iowa Dustin and Makenzie’s Cherokee pumpkin patch engagement is up next out of the engagement session vault. Makenzie says she is obsessed with all things fall. I’ve now come to learn she is a spunky fireball with an incredibly positive attitude that […]

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Pocahontas Engagement Photos shot by Jessica Brees Photography | Jessica is a photographer and videographer near Sioux City, Iowa

Engagement Session near Pocahontas, Iowa | Adam & Holly

Adam & Holly’s Fall Engagement Photos near Pocahontas, Iowa Adam and Holly’s fall engagement photos are some of my all time favorites. First reason – if you could see the amount of bloopers and outtakes from Adam, you’d be literally rolling on the floor laughing! I am not even sure if they are considered bloopers, […]

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Storm Lake Engagement Photos shot by Jessica Brees Photography | Jessica is a photographer and videographer near Sioux City, Iowa

Engagement Session near Storm Lake | Dylan & Amanda

 Lakeside Engagement Photos near Storm Lake, Iowa | Storm Lake Wedding Photographer Up next out of the 2019 archives is Dylan and Amanda’s engagement session. We shot their engagement photos lakeside on the BVU campus in Storm Lake! It was the perfect mixture of back road country photos and lakeside photos on the beach. I […]

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Falls Park Engagement Photos shot by Jessica Brees Photography | Jessica is a photographer and videographer near Sioux City, Iowa

Engagement Session at Falls Park in Sioux Falls | Joe & Sara

Falls Park Engagement Session in Sioux Falls, South Dakota | Sioux Falls Wedding Photographer I have only shot a couple engagement sessions at Falls Park up in Sioux Falls. This was maybe the second or third time I’ve been there and I was SO excited! The weather was lovely, and despite a few overcast days, the […]

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St Martin at Christmas Travel Tips

St Martin at Christmas 2019

Our Family Christmas at Orient Bay Last month’s Christmas trip was just THE BEST. If you follow me on Instagram, you saw a few snapshots here and there on my stories. This was our second annual “White Sand Christmas” and I regret nothing! Yes, I LOVE Christmas with family at home. But for my family […]

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Iowa State University Engagement Photos shot by Jessica Brees Photography | Jessica is a photographer and videographer near Sioux City, Iowa

Iowa State University Campus Engagement Session | Ryan & Danielle

Engagement Session on the Iowa State University Campus in Ames, Iowa I am spending the first part of the New Year preparing the rest of the engagement sessions from last year to be blogged. Ryan and Danielle’s engagement session at Iowa State University was back in September when the weather was still warm and beautiful! […]

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