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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Bride and Groom Portraits | Koffie Knechtion Wedding in South Sioux City, Nebraska shot by Jessica Brees Photo & Video

Wedding at Koffie Knechtion
Trevor & Angeline

An Intimate Covid Wedding at Koffie Knechtion in Sioux City, Iowa | Sioux City Wedding Photographer Guess what – Weddings are officially back in full swing! I was so happy to get to spend the day with Angeline and Trevor this past Saturday for their wedding at Koffie Khonection in Sioux City! We had gorgeous […]

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Bride and Groom Sunset Portraits | Marriott Riverfront Wedding in South Sioux City, Nebraska shot by Jessica Brees Photo & Video

Wedding at Marriott Riverfront
Ryan & Stephanie

An Intimate Classic Wedding at Marriott Riverfront in South Sioux City, Iowa | Sioux City Wedding Photographer Friends, I was SO incredibly excited to be back shooting a full wedding day! Ryan and Stephanie’s intimate Marriott Riverfront hotel wedding was the best way I could think of to re-start the 2020 wedding season! It was […]

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Ryan & Sami’s Adams Nature Reserve Engagement Photos shot by Jessica Brees, photographer and videographer near Sioux City, Iowa

Engagement Session at Adams Nature Reserve | Ryan & Sami

A Sunny Winter Engagement at Adams Nature Reserve in Sioux City, Iowa | Sioux City Wedding Photographer Ryan and Sami wanted a winter wonderland for their engagement session. Their wedding day isn’t until the end of November, so they wanted a little bit of snow to get a different look. Even though the snow and […]

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Daniel & Kara’s Downtown Sioux City & Adams Nature Reserve Engagement Photos shot by Jessica Brees, photographer and videographer near Sioux City, Iowa

Engagement Session at Adams Nature Reserve | Daniel & Kara

A Winter Engagement at Adams Nature Reserve and Downtown Sioux City | Sioux City Wedding Photographer I absolutely loved shooting this winter engagement session in downtown Sioux City and Adams Nature Reserve with Daniel and Kara! They are such genuine and kindhearted people.  I could tell right off the bat that they are crazy for […]

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Zac & Jessica’s Downtown Sioux City Engagement Photos shot by Jessica Brees, photographer and videographer near Sioux City, Iowa

Engagement Session in Downtown Sioux City | Zac & Jessica

 A Relaxed Winter Engagement Session in Downtown Sioux City | Sioux City Wedding Photographer Zac and Jessica were two incredibly brave souls for their engagement session in downtown Sioux City! We took a look at the weather forecast and saw it was supposed to be 28 degrees. GREAT! Let’s go for it with this session… […]

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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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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!