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Shanell Bledsoe is a wedding, boudoir, and lifestyle portrait photographer based in Knoxville, Tennessee. Travel for destinations
weddings and portrait sessions is available and encouraged. Shanell is also a proud member of the Professional Photographers of America.


October 1, 2014

Peek of Baby Briley on the way!

I’m so stinkin’ excited for these two!  Here’s a preview of Allie & Robbie’s maternity photo session. Baby Briley will be here soon!
September 28, 2014

Preview: Mary + Daren – Crescent Bend Wedding – Knoxville Wedding Photographer

Congrats, Mr. & Mrs. Poppen!  More to come soon!
September 16, 2014

Bethany + Jonathan ~ Cannery ONE, Nashville Wedding ~ Nashville Wedding Photographer

She had me at teal and red.  But Bethany & Jonathan’s sweet love story all started at a Nashville Sounds baseball game on a Friday the 13th. […]
August 21, 2014

Shepherd Family ~ Knoxville Family Lifestyle Photography

Sharon, Darrell and their daughter, Amber, had not had a family photo made since Amber was little bitty.  I’m glad they chose me to remedy that! […]
August 5, 2014

Sneak Peek ~ Kaley’s Senior Portrait Photo Session ~ Farragut Senior ~ Knoxville Senior Photographer

If only I had half of her guitar talent, I’d be happy.  What a beauty too! Here’s a sneak peek of Farragut senior, Kaley Troop’s senior […]
August 1, 2014

BFF Photo Session with Lauren & Olivia ~ Knoxville Photographer

I remember smothering my face in makeup, dressing up in my mom’s pink and gray taffeta cocktail dress & heels, and taking pictures with my best friend, […]
July 31, 2014

The Clevengers ~ Family Lifestyle Photo Session ~ Knoxville Family Photographer

It’s easy to photograph beautiful kids, but it’s even easier when they are family and I can boss them around.  =)  Not really.  My nieces and […]
July 29, 2014

Hannah & Steven {maternity} baby belly session ~ Knoxville Maternity Photographer

Here are a few shots from Hannah & Steven’s maternity ~ baby belly session in the gardens. This is yet another couple that have overcome infertility. I think […]

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May 8, 2014

Tiffany ~ Oak Ridge High Senior Outdoor and Track Portrait Session ~ Knoxville Senior Portrait Photographer

Beautiful.  Smart.  Athletic.  Talented.  Kind hearted.  Did I mention beautiful?  All in one package?  It’s not fair. Tiffany is a senior track althlete at Oak Ridge High […]
May 6, 2014

Renee & Ryan ~ Hot Air Balloon Themed Wedding Reception at Hunter Valley Farm ~ Knoxville Wedding Photographer

 Renee & Ryan said, “I do,” on April 12th with a beautiful outdoor wedding ceremony at Hunter Valley Farm in Knoxville after what felt like a looooong engagement. […]
April 23, 2014

Courtney & Andrew’s rustic country engagement photo session – Knoxville Wedding Photographer

Ahhh lovebirds in the spring time! Courtney & Andrew will be getting married in LaFollette this June and I can’t wait to see her as a […]
April 16, 2014

It’s time to book those SENIOR PORTRAITS in Knoxville!

Yes, I photograph seniors too!  And Knoxville senior portrait sessions for the spring are filling up fast!  It’s always fun to play up each senior’s individual […]
April 8, 2014

Carolina’s Spring Maternity Belly Session – Knoxville Maternity Photographer

Oh how I have waited for this maternity session!   Carolina, Jerry and my husband and I have such a similar story; infertility, multiple doctors, treatments, […]
April 7, 2014

Baby Malachi has arrived! Knoxville newborn photographer

Little Mr. Malachi was the perfect sleepy gentleman for our newborn session at his house.  (Yes, I make house calls for newborn photo sessions.  It’s MUCH […]
April 5, 2014

2014 Spring mini photo sessions – April 13th! Now booking senior portraits in Knoxville

Thank heavens Spring is finally here! I will be shooting outdoor Spring themed mini photo sessions on April 13th in west Knoxville.  It’s a perfect time […]
February 13, 2014

Kristen + Josh ~ A mountaintop wedding in the Smokies at Gatlinburg Mansion

“It took me quite a while to finally pursue Kristen, but getting to be with a woman like her is well worth the wait. I am […]
February 8, 2014

Valentine’s Day Kissing Booth Photos ~ Miss Figgy’s sneak peek

My sweet hubby built this Kissing Booth for me for Valentine’s Day photos.  Isn’t it adorable? Miss Figgy stopped by today for a few chocolate kisses […]
January 19, 2014

Bronte + Joey’s vintage wedding at Remedy Coffee in downtown Knoxville ~ Knoxville Wedding Photographer

The three words I have for Bronte & Joey’s wedding:  VINTAGE EYE CANDY! Their wedding ceremony and reception was held at Remedy Coffee in the Old […]