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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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 | 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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Bride and Groom Portraits shot by Jessica Brees, photographer and videographer near Sioux City, Iowa

Wedding at the Holiday Inn in Sioux City, Iowa | Mike & Ashley

An Elegant Winter Wedding at the Dakota Dunes Holiday Inn in Sioux City, Iowa | Sioux City Wedding Photographer What an INCREDIBLE wedding to end the 2019 season!!! I typically don’t have any December weddings, but this year kept me busy with THREE. All of them were unique and special, and Mike and Ashley’s wedding […]

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2019 Year in Review | Jessica Brees Photo & Video

2019 Year in Review

2019 Year in Review| Behind the scenes peek at Jessica Brees Photo & Video This is my absolute favorite blog post to write every year! I am 100% the type of person that loves documenting everyday moments and telling my story. I also love looking back over time at how things have grown and changed. […]

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Bride and Groom Portraits shot by Jessica Brees, photographer and videographer near Sioux City, Iowa

Wedding at Little Sioux Event Center, Cherokee Iowa | Brennon & Clare

An Emerald and Gold Rustic Wedding at Little Sioux Event Center In Cherokee, Iowa | Cherokee Wedding Photographer I was so excited to shoot Brennon and Clare’s wedding hosted at the Little Sioux Event Center in Cherokee! There is a group of four best friends that I met about three years ago when one of […]

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Bride and Groom Portraits, shot by Jessica Brees, photographer and videographer near Sioux City, Iowa

Wedding at Willow Creek Banquet Hall, LeMars Iowa | Tyler & Samantha

A TIMELESS AND ELEGANT WEDDING AT WILLOW CREEK GOLF COURSE IN LEMARS, IOWA | SIOUX CITY WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER Ready for another stunning wedding? I AM! I hope you’re ready for this wedding at Willow Creek Golf Course. Tyler and Samantha’s day was one of those lucky, beautiful December days that was just a little bit […]

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Bride and Groom Portraits at Mamrelund Church in Stanton, Iowa shot by Jessica Brees, Sioux City Iowa engagement and wedding photographer

Wedding at the Stanton Old Lumber Yard | Wyatt & Michelle

An Emerald and Navy Wedding at the Old Lumber Yard in Stanton, Iowa | Omaha Wedding Photographer Y’all are going to have all the heart eyes with this gorgeous wedding!! I am not even exaggerating friends!! Wyatt and Michelle’s wedding at the Old Lumber Yard was straight out of a mid-west magazine. Just look at […]

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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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