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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Sioux City Iowa Wedding | Aaron & Christine

Aaron & Christine’s Cozy Autumn Wedding in Sioux City, Iowa I think deep down inside Aaron and Christine love cold weather. Either that or they just have bad luck when it comes to weather. I first shot them when we did their engagement session on literally the coldest day of the year. There was snow […]

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Sioux City Wedding Photographer | Garth + Hanna

A Fun-Loving Couple Getting Married at Country Celebrations in Sioux City, Iowa Hanna’s Mom took her time fastening all of the buttons on the back of her gown. She made sure to pay special attention to each one, making sure she didn’t miss any and that she did it right for her daughter. In my […]

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Cherokee Iowa Wedding Photographer | Dustin + Jessica

A Classy Autumn Winery Wedding in Round Lake, Minnesota Before gushing about how amazing this last wedding was, let me admit one thing: I am behind when it comes to work. I am a bit overwhelmed, drowning in tasks, and last week I barely got through. Because of this, I did not prepare for Dustin […]

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Marcus Iowa Wedding Photographer | Robert + Jackie

If there was ever an odd couple, Robert and I (yes, me) would be it! He and I are probably exact opposites. But I am thrilled to say that after his wedding day, Robert and I are the best of besties that ever existed! All jokes aside, Jackie and Robert had an amazing wedding day. […]

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Cherokee, Iowa Wedding Photographer | Alanzo + Bailey

I spent last Saturday with Alanzo and Bailey in the most laid back yet emotional wedding yet this year! I actually met these two before they were officially engaged, when I shot a session for Alanzo’s family. I remember taking photos of them sitting on a rock in the middle of a field in the […]

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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!