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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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 | 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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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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Rainy Day Bride and Groom Portraits | Prairie Winds Event Center Wedding in Orange City, Iowa shot by Jessica Brees Photo & Video

Wedding at Prairie Winds Event Center | Jeff & Jessica

A Travel Themed Wedding at Prairie Winds Event Center | Orange City Wedding Photographer Just like their friends said during toasts and speeches, there was something different about Jeff and Jessica from the beginning.  All the adventures they have experienced together, have led up to this joyous occasion. If you ask me, it was worth […]

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Colorful Spring Engagement Session | Engagement Portraits in Sioux City, Iowa shot by Jessica Brees Photography

Engagement Session at Grandview Park | Chase & Josie

A Spring Engagement Session at Grandview Park in Sioux City, IA | Sioux City Engagement Photos Chase and Josie are planning an early fall wedding and it is quickly approaching! I figured if I was going to get their engagement session blogged, this was the time! We shot their Sioux City engagement photos back in […]

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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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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

WEDDING AT THE GRAINERY | CODY & NICOLE

A ROMANTIC FAMILY WEDDING AT THE GRAINERY LODGE | CHEROKEE WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER This past Saturday and the one before were back to back family weddings. Being part of the wedding process with two of Jason’s cousins is so fun and I am honored they considered me to be their wedding photographer in Cherokee! Cody and […]

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Marcus Iowa Wedding Photographer | Dan + Julianne

A Beautiful Nighttime Ceremony Decorated with Twinkle Lights in Marcus, Iowa I will have to admit right away that I was incredibly nervous for Dan and Julianne’s wedding day! They live out of state and hired me in good faith after a Skype call, so I had never met them. I finally met them when […]

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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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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!

welcome, friend