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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.


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 […]

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December 31, 2012

Baby Ayla is here! Knoxville Newborn and Baby Photographer

Is there anything more fun that watching your friends bring their first baby into the world? Kara and Justin welcomed baby Ayla Hope on 12-12-12;  the […]
December 18, 2012

Whitney & Brandon ~ Chateau Selah Wedding ~ Knoxville Wedding Photographer

“Is that your natural hair color?” Typically that question would be met with a sour face from a female, but it actually brought these two together […]
December 4, 2012

The Lindsay Family – Fall Photo Session – Knoxville Family Photographer

The Lindsays are some of my most fave peeps ever.  We met at their friend’s beautiful farm in Crab Orchard, TN for a fall photo session […]
November 27, 2012

Boudoir mini-sessions just in time for Christmas! Knoxville Boudoir Photographer

Naughty or nice?   Both, please! Looking for the perfect gift for your husband, fiance, or boyfriend?  Give him what he really wants for Christmas this […]
November 14, 2012

Joni & Daniel ~ Vintage Etsy Wedding at Glenmore Mansion ~ Knoxville Wedding Photographer

Joni & Daniel’s wedding at Glenmore Mansion this summer was one of my all-time favorites!  Not only were they super-chill and laid back, but the vintage […]
November 4, 2012

Paula + Ken’s 3rd Anniversary Session {Sneak Peek} ~ Fall portraits in Knoxville

Every year, Paula & Ken head to the Smoky Mountains for their anniversary and a fall portrait session with me.  I love this tradition!  Last year, […]
October 30, 2012

Kalie & Jeremy {sneak peek!} Knoxville Engagement Photography ~ A Very Converse Engagement Session

Here’s a quick peek of Kalie & Jeremy’s engagement photo session.  We wandered around the Old City just before the UT-Bama game and the weather was […]
October 24, 2012

The Wilhite Family ~ Knoxville Family Portrait Photographer ~ Fall Family Portraits & Christmas Card Sessions

Here’s a sneak peek of the Wilhite’s fall family photo session in Knoxville.  Little Savannah is 9 months old and such a joy!  I couldn’t get […]
October 16, 2012

Baby Zoe ~ Knoxville Newborn Photography

Sweet Baby Zoe is here!  Here’s a sneak peek of our session with her and her proud mommy & daddy, Scott & Amy.