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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.


May 29, 2014

Sisters, cousins, and a BIG announcement surprise! Knoxville Child Lifestyle Photographer

When these 2 sisters get together with their cousin, you can expect giggles, silly faces and lots of Matilda Jane ruffles! I shot this session with […]
May 21, 2014

Sneak Peek! Boho Styled Bridal Shoot in Knoxville

Here’s a quick peek of my boho styled bridal photo session from Monday.  I LOVED the jewel tones, gold utensils, and Moroccan lanterns hanging from the trees! […]
May 17, 2014

Mary + Daren {engaged} ~ Knoxville engagement & wedding photographer

Mary & Daren will be married in September at Crescent Bend, so we shot their engagement session photos there and then hit downtown for a few […]
May 13, 2014

Bethany & Jonathan ~ Brentwood to Nashville Engagement Session ~ Nashville Wedding Photographer

They met at a mutual friend’s romantic destination wedding in Jamaica.  They shared banana daiquiris on the beach all day and laughs by the villa’s poolside veranda all night… […]
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 […]

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October 1, 2013

Kalie & Jeremy ~ Twin Cedar Farms ~ Knoxville Wedding Photographer

Who knew you could find the man of your dreams by playing a video game?  Kalie and Jeremy met playing World of Warcraft while living over […]
August 27, 2013

Bronte & Joey ~ Knoxville Engagement Session ~ Knoxville Wedding Photographer

Gosh, what more could ya want out of a garden engagement session? Beautiful light, an endlessly romantic couple who adore each other and tons of sweet […]
August 15, 2013

Mrs. Pressly {Bridal Portrait} ~ Knoxville Wedding Photographer

I posted Allison & Blake’s wedding recently and here are a few from her garden bridal portrait session yesterday.  Yes, yesterday.  I was too excited! xoxo
August 13, 2013

Beth + Kurt {Sneak Peek!} ~ Twin Cedar Farms Wedding ~ Knoxville Wedding Photographer

Here’s a quick sneak peek for ya, Beth & Kurt! The rain storms on Saturday at Twin Cedar Farm just made for pretty skies and an […]
August 12, 2013

Allison + Blake ~ Middlesboro, KY Wedding ~ Knoxville Wedding Photographer

It’s so great to be around a couple who are completely comfortable with each other.  Allison & Blake love to laugh and enjoy time with their […]
July 31, 2013

Baby Jack has arrived! {Knoxville Newborn Photographer}

Baby Jack is here!   As soon as I knew he was a boy, I ordered the orange and white elf hat.  Little man is ready […]
July 31, 2013

Pezzulo Family ~ Knoxville Family Portrait Photographer

What a precious family! Here are a handful of my favorites from my family portrait session with the Pezzulo fam at Knoxville Botanical Gardens.  With Mommy’s […]
July 15, 2013

Baby Jack is on the way! A Knoxville Maternity Session ~ Knoxville Maternity Photographer

Baby Jack will be here before we know it!  Here’s a quick sneak peek of his mom & dad’s maternity photo session before he makes his […]
June 22, 2013

Sneak Peek of Kalie & Jeremy’s wedding at Twin Cedar Farm – Knoxville Wedding Photographer

Just a few peeks of Kalie & Jeremy’s wedding yesterday at Twin Cedar Farm.  How perfect is that rainbow? Congrats, K&J!