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 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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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 outdoor portraits shot by Jessica Brees, Sioux City Iowa engagement and wedding photographer

Wedding at Little Sioux Event Center, Cherokee Iowa | Jacob & Brea

A Romantic, Vibrant wedding at Little Sioux Event Center in Cherokee, Iowa | Omaha Wedding Photographer I had been looking forward to Jacob and Brea’s wedding at the Little Sioux Event Center for months! Every chance I got, I was texting Brea and she was telling me about their plans and decor ideas. I could […]

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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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Orange City Wedding Photographer | Austin + Izzy

An Intimate December Wedding in the Middle of a Blizzard in Orange City, Iowa It’s a lighthearted joke that most couples don’t know what to expect for weather on their wedding days in Iowa. I’ve shot weddings that were sweltering hot and humid in August and others that were cool and mild for that time […]

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Remsen Iowa Wedding Photographer | Ryan + Kendra

A Joyful Thanksgiving Wedding in Remsen, Iowa In the weeks before Ryan and Kendra’s wedding, I was just not sure what the weather was going to be. Late November in Iowa could be a gamble, giving us wind, snow, freezing rain…any mixture of early winter weather. But the day of the wedding we all woke […]

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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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