Bledsoe Photography


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.

April 6, 2016
Game of Thrones inspired wedding. Sword, rose gold amethyst ring, Marchesa gown. Shanell Bledsoe Photography. Winter is coming

Game of Thrones Inspiration ~ Knoxville Wedding Photograher

18 days y’all. Season 6 starts in 18 days! Recently, I had an idea to do a wedding inspiration photo shoot with the theme of my favorite show, […]
February 8, 2016
Little girls pink and gold kids Valentine's photo session in Knoxville. Shanell Bledsoe Photography

My Valentine ~ Children’s Portrait Photography ~ Knoxville

If you don’t have a Valentine this year, you can borrow mine. Just bring her back, please! I based my daughter’s Valentine’s photo session around this […]
February 3, 2016
6 month old twin boy and girl photos portrait session in Knoxville, TN. Shanell Bledsoe Photography, white tutu, pearls, grey gray bow tie

Ava & Beau’s 6 month twin photo session

Remember these tiny little cherubs? Photographing boy and girl twins may have been the highlight of my 2015. Well, they’re 6 months old now and the […]
January 11, 2016

Valentine’s Boudoir Mini Sessions scheduled for Jan. 17

Valentine’s Day is less than one month away so it’s time for boudoir mini sessions! This year’s package includes a “quickie” 20 min session, professional makeup by […]
November 24, 2015
Fall autumn engagement photo session at Ijams Nature Center in Knoxville, TN by Shanell Bledsoe Photography. Plum, green, pink

Abby + Tyler . Fall Engagement Photo Session in Knoxville, TN . Ijams Nature Center .

I loved Abby and Tyler’s color choices of green, pink, and plum for their fall engagement photos at Ijams Nature Center. Not that I’m trying to […]
November 5, 2015
Knoxville wedding, bridesmaids, worlds fair park, sunsphere, shanell bledsoe photography, gray, jenny yoo

Amanda + Joe’s Shades of Gray Wedding ~ Knoxville Wedding Photographer

This was one of those Murphy’s Law days. One where almost anything that could go wrong for me did. My backup gear was lost in transit […]
October 27, 2015
After the wedding bridal portrait photos at a horse farm in Jonesborough, TN. Shanell Bledsoe Photography, tree lined drive

Bridal Portraits after the wedding ~ Kellie’s session at her horse farm in Jonesborough, TN.

After-the-wedding photo sessions are becoming more and more popular for many reasons. Maybe it rained on your wedding day or your photography package simply did not […]


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August 11, 2009

Loni & Brandon ~ Nashville engagement photos

I can spot a fellow dancer or someone who has been in front of the camera from a mile away, so I knew this would be […]
August 11, 2009

Lindsay & Jessie ~ 6.20.09 ~ Adams, TN wedding

All she had to say was that she wanted to pose with the Harley. I was ready to go! Lindsay & Jessie were married at A […]
July 16, 2009

Shannon's maternity session 6.22.09

Shannon and I have been friends since high school, when she used to drive me to class almost every sleepy morning. Back when her world was […]
July 16, 2009

Abi & Joe ~ 6.6.09 ~ Elizabethtown, KY

OK, so Abi wins the award for best wedding hair EVER. And she gets double points for having such a talented father as her hair stylist […]
July 15, 2009

Rachelle & Daniel's wedding ~ 6.12.09 ~ Riverwood Mansion ~ Nashville, TN

Seems like forever since I’ve blogged! Hubby and I have spent the last few weeks visiting friends in New Zealand and attending the Hillsong Conference in […]
June 19, 2009

Rachelle's Bridal Portraits ~ Riverwood Mansion ~ Nashville, TN

Rachelle claimed she didn’t want anything “too pretty.” But with that 1,000 watt smile, who couldn’t capture pretty? Especially at Riverwood Mansion. Her mom, LeeAnn, and […]
June 12, 2009

Dana & Grant ~ Montego Bay, Jamaica

You know, it’s good to have friends. It’s great to have a friend who is also your assistant. It’s AMAZING to have an assistant who’s friends […]
May 24, 2009

Out 'O town…

Happy Memorial Day! I’ll be out of the country from May 24-May 29. I’ll answer all emails and phone calls as soon as I can the […]
May 24, 2009

Out 'O town…

Happy Memorial Day! I’ll be out of the country from May 24-May 29. I’ll answer all emails and phone calls as soon as I can the […]
May 6, 2009

Shayna & Cody ~ Carter High Prom

Ahhh to be young again! Shayna & Cody are graduating seniors at Carter High School. Before prom, we got together for a photo session to ensure […]