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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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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Wedding in Spencer, Iowa shot by Jessica Brees Photography

Wedding at Palo Alto County Fair | Mike & Kourtney

A Timeless Dusty Blue Wedding at the Palo Alto County Fairgrounds in Emmetsburg, Iowa | Spencer Wedding Photographer This past Saturday I shot Mike and Kourtney’s wedding, as their Spencer wedding photographer, near Spencer, Iowa. It was the rainiest wedding to date this year, but we made the-absolute-best of it! We shot as many portraits […]

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Omaha Wedding Photographer 7-13-19

Loess Hills Catholic Wedding at South Creek | Blair Nebraska wedding photographer

jordan & samantha Samantha and Jordan planned their wedding near Blair, Nebraska at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church and South Creek Event Center. We shot their engagement photos last July, and it was almost as hot as their wedding day. Bless the brave souls that plan weddings in July in Iowa! Despite spending most of the […]

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Sioux City Wedding Photographer 6-22-19

Blush Pink Summer Wedding at the Avalon Ballroom | Remsen Wedding Photographer

colby & stephanie Colby and Stephanie hosted a beautiful blush wedding in their Catholic Church in Remsen. I was not surprised in the slightest that Steph put together an impeccably styled wedding full of meaningful details! She has impressive taste and I loved everything she put together for the day, especially the blush pink peonies […]

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Wedding at Delta Marriot Riverfront Hotel | Nate & Sarah

An Emerald Wedding at the Delta Marriott Riverfront Hotel | Sioux City Wedding Photographer Nate and Sarah planned a gorgeous wedding and I loved being their Sioux City wedding photographer. Before going into details, I want to give a huge shoutout to the Delta Hotel. The remodel they recently completed is absolutely beautiful! If you […]

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Cherokee Iowa Wedding Photographer | Dan + Courtney

I had Courtney on the porch of her Mom and Dad’s gorgeous country home. I was shooting her while she finished getting ready, putting on her Grandma’s string of pearls and her mother’s hoop skirt, slipping into a favorite pair of Converse shoes. Everything was coming together and looking so perfect for Courtney, and then […]

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Andrew + Amanda // Classy Summerset Winery Wedding

Amanda and Andrew spent almost two full years planning their wedding, and I am not sure how much of that time I spent with them, but it feels like all of it! We have gotten to know each other so well, and I sincerely enjoyed them as people. They are the little bit of city […]

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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!

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