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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.


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 […]
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 […]

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June 13, 2013

Christie + Mike ~ Knoxville Botanical Gardens Wedding ~ Knoxville Wedding Photographer

It was a super rainy day, but as fate would have it, the rain stopped just before Christie & Mike’s wedding ceremony in the greenhouse at Knoxville […]
April 29, 2013

Congrats Christie & Mike! Sneak peek- Knoxville Botanical Gardens Wedding Photographer

It was a rainy  wedding day today at the Knoxville Botanical Gardens‘ greenhouse, but look how happy they are! CONGRATS CHRISTIE & MIKE! xoxo ©2013 Bledsoe Photography
April 16, 2013

Mommy & Me mini photo sessions scheduled for May 4th in Knoxville ~ Mother’s Day!

This will be my 2nd Mother’s Day as a mommy! To celebrate, I’ll be offering Mommy & Me mini photo sessions just for moms and their […]
April 6, 2013

Just a reminder– DANCE!! Knoxville children’s portrait lifestyle photographer

Dance.  Just dance. xoxo
April 4, 2013

Christie + Mike {engaged} ~ Knoxville Wedding and Engagement Photographer

Christie & Mike’s wedding at Knoxville Botanical Gardens is coming up at the end of this month, so we really waited till the last minute for […]
March 20, 2013

Sneak Peek of Danielle & Thomas {engaged!} ~ A Knoxville engagement session ~ Knoxville wedding photographer

It’s been a while…so I wanted to post a quickie peek of Danielle & Thomas’ engagement session this past weekend.  What a beautiful day and a […]
February 24, 2013

Allison + Blake {engaged} on the lake ~ Knoxville Engagement & Wedding Photographer

When Allison told me that Blake had proposed to her after a day of fun on the lake, I knew we had to shoot their engagement […]
February 13, 2013

Cupid’s Undie Run – Nashville

Last weekend, I had the pleasure of being the official photographer for Cupid’s Undie Run in Nashville.  Imagine hundreds of fun folks stripping down to their […]
February 13, 2013

Why do an after-the-wedding couple’s or bridal session? {Zac & Rachel’s post-wedding portrait session in Knoxville}

After-the-Wedding couple’s sessions and bridal sessions are becoming the latest trend in wedding photography for many reasons. Did you run out of time on your wedding […]
January 9, 2013

Boudoir Mini Photo Sessions for Valentine’s Day – Knoxville, Tennessee Boudoir Photographer

What’s the perfect, sexy Valentine’s Day gift for him?  A sensual photo collection of his classy lady, of course! Our annual Smitten Boudoir photo sessions for […]