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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.


July 25, 2014

Cap’n Baby Barry’s Sneak Peek ~ Knoxville Newborn Photography

Captain Baby Barry was all smiles yesterday!  Here’s a sneak peek of lil man’s newborn session.
July 17, 2014

Macy – Bearden High 2015 Senior ~ Knoxville Senior Portrait Photographer

WOW! Those beautiful eyes! Miss Macy will be a senior at Bearden High School this fall.  She is one of my gorgeous senior reps and I had a blast […]
July 17, 2014

Lacey’s Garden Bridal Portrait Session ~ Knoxville TN Wedding Photographer

Now that Ms. Lacey is Mrs. Siminerio, I wanted to share a few images from her bridal portrait session.  As we began shooting the last few shots, […]
June 25, 2014

Ashley + Barry {maternity} : A little gift from God on the way! Knoxville Maternity Photography

Another little miracle will be here soon! After lots of heartache and loss, Barry & Ashley are expecting their son to arrive in July.  I’m so happy for them […]
June 23, 2014

Lacey + Patrick ~ Knoxville Engagement session: Guitars, rock stars, and a really cute kid.

My engagement session with Patrick, Lacey & her little man, Caden, took us from a beautiful field in East Knoxville to the Tennessee Theatre to the alleyways […]
June 20, 2014

Courtney + Andrew ~ LaFollette, TN wedding at The Stables ~ Knoxville Wedding Photographer

Courtney likes it hot.  I mean, she chose a sunny, 91 degree day in June to marry Andrew, a firefighter.  Fortunately, the only burning was my skin.  Photographers […]
June 9, 2014

Sneak Peek of Courtney & Andrew

Just a peek of sweet Courtney just before her wedding at The Stables on Saturday.  This big laugh is SOOOO her!  More to come!!

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January 17, 2014

Danielle + Thomas marry in Sevierville ~ Knoxville Sevierville Wedding Photographer

There were so many beautiful weddings, sessions and moments last year that I wanted to share, I just couldn’t keep up! So I’m determined in this […]
January 7, 2014

Best Valentine’s Gift EVER! Smitten Boudoir photo sessions in Knoxville set for Jan. 17, 2014

OK ladies, we all do it.  We all wait until the last minute and end up with a gift for our honey that could have been […]
December 26, 2013

The Buchanan Kids ~ Knoxville Family & Lifestyle Photographer

I’m almost 40, so these young people are still “kids” to me even though the oldest is in college.  Where has the time gone? Heather, Taylor […]
December 23, 2013

Beth + Kurt ~ A Rainy Wedding at Twin Cedar Farm ~ Knoxville Wedding Photographer

“And the rain, rain, rain came down, down, down…” My daughter is obsessed with the original Winnie the Pooh movie so this little song was stuck […]
December 14, 2013

Sneak Peek of Sweet Baby Stephens ~ Knoxville Maternity & Baby Photographer

Sweet Baby J will be here before we know it!  Here’s a sneak peek of Mommy Rachel and Daddy Zac’s maternity session with their little princess […]
November 26, 2013

Laurie + Jeff ~ Nashville Catholic Wedding with a Vintage Car ~ Nashville Wedding Photographer

Gosh, I didn’t realize how much I loved vintage cars!  The black convertible Continental that Laurie & Jeff had as their getaway car was just the […]
November 7, 2013

Fall Family Portrait & Christmas Card Sessions are in full swing in Knoxville! ~ Knoxville Family Photographer

There is nothing like fall in East Tennessee!  The colors, the weather, the football…it’s all exciting! I have been shooting tons of fall portrait sessions in […]
November 2, 2013

Fall Family Photo & Christmas Card Mini Sessions ~ Knoxville Family Photographer

It’s that time again! Fall mini-photo sessions will be this Sunday, Nov. 3rd and next Sunday, Nov. 10th in Knoxville.  This year, packages start at only […]
October 31, 2013

Happy Halloween from Little Red Riding Hood ~ Knoxville Child & Family Photographer

My very own Little Red Riding Hood donned her cape yesterday for a frolic through the woods to grandma’s house.  (Ok, ok, so maybe we just […]
October 10, 2013

Tonya + Dr. Kevin ~ Knoxville Wedding Photographer ~ Campbell Station Park Wedding

An intimate wedding with no guests…ahhh!  Just what the doctor ordered! (pun totally intended) Dr. Kevin and nurse Tonya opted for a very personal, small ceremony […]