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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 16, 2015
Old Hollywood theme wedding at Capitol Theatre in Maryville, TN on Valentine's Day. © Shanell Bledsoe Photography

Preview of Lesli + Justin ~ Capitol Theatre Wedding in Maryville, TN ~ Knoxville Wedding Photographer

My 1st wedding of 2015 was one to beat! Here’s a quick preview of Lesli & Justin’s romantic Old Hollywood glamour theme wedding at the Capitol […]
February 9, 2015
Winter 6 month old photos with family in Knoxville, Tennessee, Shanell Bledsoe

Graham’s 6 month photo session – Winter photos- Knoxville Family Photographer

Warning!  This might be the cutest face you see all week. Little Graham brought his mommy and daddy to see me for his 6 month photos […]
December 23, 2014
Sunset, sun flare, boho, hippie, kids, coral, teal, turquoise, woods, ivy, fall, Knoxville TN child children's photography, Bledsoe Photography

Savannah & Connor ~ Knoxville Child, Family, Lifestyle Photographer

I’m going to need these two to stop growing. I have been lucky enough to have the opportunity to photograph Connor and Savannah a couple of times […]
December 9, 2014
Fall, sunset engagement photos in Jonesborough, TN by Bledsoe Photography

Kellie & Nic ~ Jonesborough, TN Engagement Photo Session ~ Knoxville Wedding Photographer

Kellie & Nic live in Johnson City, TN, and wanted to have their engagement photos taken in nearby Jonesborough, Tennessee’s oldest town.  I had never been […]
December 2, 2014
first anniversary fall photo session in Knoxville, TN. Blue plaid, sapphire promise ring, Bledsoe Photography

Amber + John ~ 1 year anniversary photo session ~ Knoxville Lifestyle Photographer

Amber & John celebrated their 1 year dating anniversary with a photo session in Knoxville followed by a UT game.  I loved her pretty blue plaid […]
November 23, 2014

Ashley + Brad ~ An Orange, Gray & White ‘GO VOLS’ Wedding ~ Legacy Springs Event Center ~ Knoxville Wedding Photographer

Vol For Life, or #vfl is something one will hear and see quite often here in Knoxville.  And when your blood truly runs orange, it flows into […]
November 18, 2014

Cate + Garren ~ Fall Wedding Reception at Hidden Hollow Resort ~ 11.1.14 ~ Knoxville Chattanooga Wedding Photographer

It’s not often that I get a request to photograph a wedding that has already taken place.  What? Passing on a big bash, Cate & Garren surprised […]

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October 1, 2014

Peek of Baby Briley on the way!

I’m so stinkin’ excited for these two!  Here’s a preview of Allie & Robbie’s maternity photo session. Baby Briley will be here soon!
September 28, 2014

Preview: Mary + Daren – Crescent Bend Wedding – Knoxville Wedding Photographer

Congrats, Mr. & Mrs. Poppen!  More to come soon!
September 16, 2014

Bethany + Jonathan ~ Cannery ONE, Nashville Wedding ~ Nashville Wedding Photographer

She had me at teal and red.  But Bethany & Jonathan’s sweet love story all started at a Nashville Sounds baseball game on a Friday the 13th. […]
August 21, 2014

Shepherd Family ~ Knoxville Family Lifestyle Photography

Sharon, Darrell and their daughter, Amber, had not had a family photo made since Amber was little bitty.  I’m glad they chose me to remedy that! […]
August 5, 2014

Sneak Peek ~ Kaley’s Senior Portrait Photo Session ~ Farragut Senior ~ Knoxville Senior Photographer

If only I had half of her guitar talent, I’d be happy.  What a beauty too! Here’s a sneak peek of Farragut senior, Kaley Troop’s senior […]
August 1, 2014

BFF Photo Session with Lauren & Olivia ~ Knoxville Photographer

I remember smothering my face in makeup, dressing up in my mom’s pink and gray taffeta cocktail dress & heels, and taking pictures with my best friend, […]
July 31, 2014

The Clevengers ~ Family Lifestyle Photo Session ~ Knoxville Family Photographer

It’s easy to photograph beautiful kids, but it’s even easier when they are family and I can boss them around.  =)  Not really.  My nieces and […]
July 29, 2014

Hannah & Steven {maternity} baby belly session ~ Knoxville Maternity Photographer

Here are a few shots from Hannah & Steven’s maternity ~ baby belly session in the gardens. This is yet another couple that have overcome infertility. I think […]
July 25, 2014

Cap’n Baby Barry’s Sneak Peek ~ Knoxville Newborn Photography

Captain Baby Barry was all smiles yesterday!  Here’s a sneak peek of lil man’s newborn session.
July 17, 2014

Macy – Bearden High 2015 Senior ~ Knoxville Senior Portrait Photographer

WOW! Those beautiful eyes! Miss Macy will be a senior at Bearden High School this fall.  She is one of my gorgeous senior reps and I had a blast […]