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 | 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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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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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 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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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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Sioux City Wedding Photographer 7/20/2019

Wedding at Little Sioux Event Center | Zac & Madison

A Navy and Blush Wedding at the Little Sioux Event Center | Cherokee Wedding Photographer I was the photographer for Zac and Madison’s Cherokee Wedding at the Little Sioux Event Center was styled with dainty blush accents and navy blue gowns with the most incredible arrangements of fresh florals! Madison and her Mother did an […]

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Sioux City Wedding Photographer 6-22-19

Blush Pink Summer Wedding at the Avalon Ballroom | Remsen Wedding Photographer

colby & stephanie Colby and Stephanie hosted a beautiful blush wedding in their Catholic Church in Remsen. I was not surprised in the slightest that Steph put together an impeccably styled wedding full of meaningful details! She has impressive taste and I loved everything she put together for the day, especially the blush pink peonies […]

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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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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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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