Jessica Brees

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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!



Rustic & Romantic Outdoor Engagement Photos | Engagement Portraits in Silver Sioux near Cherokee, Iowa shot by Jessica Brees Photography

Engagement Session at Silver Sioux Rec Area | Mike & Kourtney

A Sunny Engagement Session in Cherokee, Iowa | Cherokee Engagement Photographer I am under pressure to blog these Cherokee engagement photos, because Michael and Kourtney are getting married TOMORROW! I don’t normally procrastinate, but when I do, I wait until the very last possible moment. Go big or go home, am I right? I really […]

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Family Cabin Engagement Session | Engagement Portraits near Spencer, Iowa shot by Jessica Brees Photography

Engagement Session at Family Cabin near Peterson, Iowa | Jacob & Brea

Rustic Small Town Engagement Session | Spencer Iowa Wedding Photographer I shot engagement photos near Spencer, in the small town of Peterson, back on June 6 with Jacob and Brea. A few hours before the session, I had texted them to ask if it would be okay to bring my son. While I was a […]

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Colorful Spring Engagement Session | Engagement Portraits in LeMars, Iowa shot by Jessica Brees Photography

Engagement Session near Municipal Park LeMars, Iowa | Tyler & Samantha

A Spring Engagement Session at Municipal Park in LeMars, IA | LeMars Engagement Photographer I remember being tired and a little bit sick the day of Samantha and Tyler’s session. But mostly I remember being worried that the dark rain clouds would ruin their LeMars engagement photos. This session was a bit dark, but the […]

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Colorful Spring Engagement Session | Engagement Portraits in Sioux City, Iowa shot by Jessica Brees Photography

Engagement Session at Grandview Park | Chase & Josie

A Spring Engagement Session at Grandview Park in Sioux City, IA | Sioux City Engagement Photos Chase and Josie are planning an early fall wedding and it is quickly approaching! I figured if I was going to get their engagement session blogged, this was the time! We shot their Sioux City engagement photos back in […]

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romantic sunset engagement session hall ranch lyons colorado

Romantic Mountaintop Sunset Engagement Session

austin & lindsey | lyons, colorado I was so incredibly excited to shoot Austin and Lindsey’s engagement session at Hall Ranch near Lyons, Colorado! I first met Lindsey when she hired me to shoot her senior pictures a few years ago. Now she has chosen me to document her wedding as well I am just […]

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venice italy engagement session shot by sioux city iowa wedding photographer

Venice Italy Destination Engagement Photography

venice, italy | kyle & alison I cannot believe it’s taken me two months to get these incredible Italy engagement session images up on the blog! Weddings take priority, as I stick to a strict post-wedding-day schedule to get blog posts out. But engagement sessions are just as important and I am realizing that I […]

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Formal Summer Engagement Session in Downtown Sioux City

alec and brittany | sioux city, iowa I am still chipping away at my “archived engagement sessions”…which makes me happy because I get to share #alltheprettythings on the blog! AH!!! I first met Alec and Brittany over a Skype meeting to book their wedding, but they are even more adorable in person! We met in […]

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Minneapolis Engagement Session | Michael & Bailey

I absolutely cannot believe that I haven’t blogged this Minneapolis engagement session yet, because it is one of my all time faves. We are talking top 5 favorite engagement sessions! These images are sprinkled all over my website, social media graphics, and marketing materials! So, the question is why did I not get this done […]

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Autumn Sioux City Engagement Photos

andrew & chebrai | sioux city, iowa Andrew, Chebrai and I braved some of the crazy autumn weather that we had last fall and went to Adams Nature Center to shoot their engagement session. Despite the unpredictable weather making it difficult for us to decide when to shoot, the autumn colors turned out to be […]

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Sioux City Engagement Photography | Justin + Jenna

A Glowy Winter Engagement Session in Sioux City, Iowa Remember back in December, when the snow was magical, and we were all so excited for it? It was a bit chilly, but nothing like it was in February? Back then we were not super frustrated with winter and ready for summer. We were still happy […]

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