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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.


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.
September 27, 2012

Noga Family ~ Knoxville Family Lifestyle Photography

Little Anthony was a trooper for our session!  He even let us know he was over it by signing “All done.”  =)  Such a cute little […]
September 25, 2012

Meghan ~ Knoxville Bridal Portrait

I just love these big brown eyes!  We shot Meghan’s bridal session after her wedding to have more freedom with the cleanliness of her gown =) […]

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September 8, 2011

Miss Bella’s 3 year session ~ Knoxville childrens photography

Bella is one of my most favorite little monkeys in the world and I have had the privilege of photographing her since she was in the […]
August 10, 2011

Family & kid sessions ~ Knoxville & Nashville Family Photography

Terrible.  I am terrible at keeping up with blogging every session.  I am terrible at marketing my work.  I am terrible at selling!  *sigh*  A successful […]
August 4, 2011

Becky & Adam’s Culleoka Wedding and Firehouse Reception ~ Knoxville Wedding Photographer

Becky & Adam were married June 11 at Friendship Baptist Church in Culleoka, TN.  Never heard of it?  Neither had I!  It’s a cute little town […]
July 12, 2011

Allie & Robbie’s gazebo wedding at Dara’s Garden ~ Knoxville Wedding Photograper

“Is that Carolina blue?”  That’s all I had to ask to get the groomsmen on my side.  Carolina blue was everywhere from the guys socks to […]
July 5, 2011

Amy & Scott – Knoxville Botanical Gardens Greenhouse Wedding

Amy & Scott’s Wedding at Knoxville Botanical Gardens’ Greenhouse So what do you do when the rental company forgets to deliver the generator for your reception? […]
July 1, 2011

Allie ~ A Knoxville Bridal Session ~ Knoxville Wedding Photographer

I will be blogging Allie & Robbie’s wedding soon, so in the meantime, here are a few shots of Allie’s bridal portrait session at The Bleak […]
June 24, 2011

Courtney & Ruf ~ Clarksville Engagement Session

Courtney & Ruf invited me to Clarksville, TN to shoot their engagement photos on Ruf’s family property.  There were so many options for great spots, I […]
June 15, 2011

The Budget Savvy Bride blog – great for money saving tips!

If you are planning a wedding on a budget, you can find tips, advice and secrets from other money-wise brides over at Budget Savvy Bride. Headed […]
May 27, 2011

Kimberly & Jim ~ 4.30.11 ~ Thompson’s Station, TN wedding

You know those couples who just look so sweetly at each other and everyone around can see that their love is undeniable?  Kimberly and Jim are […]
May 13, 2011

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