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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.


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 […]
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 […]

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December 30, 2011

Ashley & C.R. ~ A fall country wedding in 2 states!

Ashley & CR’s wedding day spanned 2 states.  The ceremony was held at Sulphur Spring Baptist Church in Franklin, KY, and the reception took place on […]
December 16, 2011

Elaina & Andrew’s Big Fat Greek Wedding ~ Nashville Wedding Photography ~ Knoxville Wedding Photographer

After meeting at MTSU’s Kappa Sigma, Elaina & Andrew bonded over mutual friends and their Greek heritage.  They shared a 7 year courtship before deciding to […]
December 8, 2011

Erin + Kamron {engaged!} ~ Arrington Vineyards Engagement Session ~

When I need fashion advice, I call Erin.  When I want an opinion on a possible wedding venue to purchase, I call Erin.  When I have […]
December 4, 2011

Courtney & Ruf {married!} Hunter Valley Farm ~ Knoxville wedding photography

Courtney & Ruf were married back in August (yes, I’m that far behind on blogging!) at Hunter Valley Farm in Knoxville.  The fuschia and orange colors […]
November 16, 2011

Rachel & Josh {married!} ~ Nashville Wedding Photography

It was such a beautiful day in Gallatin at Pick Inn where Rachel & Josh were wed.  Rachel chose blue, green and orange for her colors […]
November 3, 2011

Boudoir Mini-Sessions just in time for Christmas!

October 21, 2011

Rachel’s downtown Nashville bridal session ~ Nashville Wedding Photographer

Now that Rachel is a Mrs., I can post a few shots from her bridal session.  We started at Centennial Park and then headed downtown to […]
October 12, 2011

Rachel & Josh : engaged ~ Knoxville Wedding Photographer

It seems like forever since I shot Rachel & Josh’s sweet engagement session in Knoxville.  They are the cutest little couple! I am behind on blogging […]
September 18, 2011

Ashley + Patrick ~ Chattanooga Wedding Photography

Imagine saving your whole heart, soul, and even your first kiss for your future husband… “Both of us knew that we were the ones each other […]
September 13, 2011

Coming soon…Arianna! Knoxville Maternity Photography

Brent & Dana are ready for little princess #2!  Baby Arianna is due anytime so I better post this session now.  Big sis, Bella cannot wait […]