Bledsoe Photography


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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.


May 20, 2016
first anniversary photos in wedding dress and Army dress blues - knoxville tn

Chelsea + Nick – 1 year anniversary photo session in uniform!

Chelsea & Nick were married almost 1 year ago and I was fortunate enough to be their wedding photographer. For the wedding, Nick chose to wear […]
May 17, 2016
bride and groom pinky swear promise ring close up knoxville wedding

Shelbi + Dominic ~ Pride of the Southland Alumni Wedding at Southern Depot – St. John’s Lutheran

When 2 alumni of UT’s Pride of the Southland Marching Band get married, you’re just gonna hear Rocky Top more than once at their reception! Shelbi, a […]
May 15, 2016
bride and groom on tree swing, ring close up

Sampson’s Hollow wedding ~ Jenny + Ryan + baby Kaiden ~ Walland, TN

Jenny & Ryan’s Wedding at Sampson’s Hollow  The rain came and went. And came. And went. And…well, you get it.  Jenny & Ryan’s wedding ceremony at […]
May 2, 2016
Farm, flower, field, engagement, photos, white pine, knoxville, tn, wedding

Faith & Zach – Farm Engagement Photo Session in White Pine, TN

When Faith said she and fiance, Zach would like to do their engagement photos at her family’s vacation property in White Pine, TN, I was thrilled! I […]
April 30, 2016
Berean Christian School prom 2016, royal modest dress, Callie Corum, capitol theatre, Maryville, Tennessee

Callie & Issac – Berean Christian Prom 2016 – Capitol Theatre

Just a few images of Callie & her sweetheart, Issac before last night’s Berean Christian Prom at Capitol Theatre in Maryville, Tennessee. It was so fun to […]
April 20, 2016
Bride and groom at beautiful sunset, mountaintop

When drummers get married – Zach & Kelly – Faith Promise Church, Knoxville

When I think of traditional churches, I think of arches, pews, bad carpet and even worse lighting. But when you photograph a drummer’s wedding who, like […]
April 18, 2016
McCue family spring photos portraits in Knoxville. Shanell Bledsoe Photography

McCue Family – Spring portrait session in Knoxville

I love getting to see these kiddos grow up, even more so in front of my lens! I’ve had the honor of photographing mom & dad […]
April 18, 2016
Marriage proposal at Clarence Brown Theatre, UT, Knoxville wedding photograher

Taylor said yes! Marriage proposal at Clarence Brown Theatre

It’s not often that I get to photograph an actual proposal, so I jumped at the chance when I got the call. Derrick brought Taylor on […]

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October 19, 2009

Paula & Ken ~ Nashville Engagement Photos

Dear P+K, I can’t tell you how happy it makes me and Leah that you found each other. We love you dearly and we are excited […]
October 19, 2009

Jill & Mark ~ Hot Springs, NC wedding ~ 9.19.09

Jill & Mark were married at Fairview Methodist Church in Hot Springs, NC, amidst a beautiful mountain setting. After an abundance of, “Lord, please let it […]
October 6, 2009

Veil Night at Arzelle’s!

Join us Thursday, Oct. 15th from 5-8 pm at Arzelle’s Brides & Formals for Veil Night! Bridal consultants will be on hand to help you choose […]
September 29, 2009

Jessica & Matthew’s Engagement session ~ Nashville, TN

Jessica & Matthew were engaged at Free Will Baptist Bible College so we started our session there before heading to Centennial Park. We had to fight […]
September 15, 2009

Julie & Seth's Engagement Session ~ Downtown Nashville ~ 8.22.09

I really enjoyed my time with Julie & Seth! Seth brought along his guitar for a little serenade on the hill by LP Field. **sweet!!** He […]
September 15, 2009

Robyn & Jon's wedding ~ 8.15.09 ~ St. Louis, MO

I couldn’t wait to shoot this wedding. Not only because Robyn and Jon (a.k.a. Schwarz) are friends of mine, but because I knew with most of […]
August 26, 2009

Kinzlee's 6 month session ~ 8.21.09 ~ Knoxville, TN

This little diva was all smiles! I love that her little UT outfit says “GO VOLS” on the butt! And one with Mommy and Daddy too!
August 20, 2009

Robyn's Bridal Portrait ~ 8.14.09 ~ St. Louis/Fenton, MO

Now that lil miss sassafras and Schwarzie are married, I can show off the bridal portrait session we shot the day before the wedding in St. […]
August 18, 2009

Eli & Trey ~~ downtown Knoxville, TN

Full ‘O Energy! If only I could bottle it up and sell it… I photographed these two little lads in downtown Knoxville. They were less interested […]
August 11, 2009

Heather & Matthew ~ 7.25.09 ~ Gallatin, TN wedding

I’ve often said that once you’ve lived on a tour bus with someone, you are family. By that definition, Matthew is family! We met when we […]