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.


October 27, 2015
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Callie Corum ~ Berean Senior ~ Knoxville Senior Portrait Photographer

One word that describes Callie?  Happy! Callie is a senior at Berean Christian School and recently won the title of Claiborne County 2015 Miss Fairest of the […]
September 25, 2015

Preview – Natalie’s Senior Photo Session ~ Knoxville Senior Portrait Photography

Just one from Natalie’s senior portrait session. Bring on the class of 2016!
September 4, 2015
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Kellie + Nic ~ Rustic Wedding at The Farm – A Gathering Place, Candler, NC ~ Asheville Wedding Photography

Kellie & Nic shared more than a porch as neighbors while they were both in grad school at East Tennessee State University. They actually share the same […]
September 2, 2015
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Pin Up Perfection ~ Hello 30! ~ Knoxville Boudoir & Pin Up Photography

From earning a Masters Degree to turning the big 3-0, Ms. A had a lot to celebrate this year. So to commemorate those achievements and many others, […]
August 26, 2015
Triplet maternity photo session in Knoxville, Tn. 3 peas. Shanell Bledsoe Photography. Clothesline, big sister

The 3 P’s ~ Expecting Triplets ~ Knoxville Maternity Photographer

The 3 P’s are expecting 3 more P’s very soon! Big sister, Ayla let me know by repeating “Elliemayacade!  Elliemayacade!” I soon figured out that her little […]
August 12, 2015
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Courtney & Caleb’s retro comic book themed engagement photo session ~ Knoxville wedding photographer

So there’s something to note about me. When you say you’re having a “retro comic book themed wedding,” I’m in. I’m like, all in. These two […]
July 27, 2015
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Baby Cape ~ Knoxville Newborn Photographer

Sweet baby Cape came to see me at just 2 weeks old for his newborn photo session. He brought his beautiful head of hair and big […]
July 21, 2015
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Barry (and his stinker face) is 1! ~ Knoxville child, baby, & family photographer

Last week, my little buddy, Barry (or “B Squared” as I call him) stopped by the studio on his first birthday for photos. And do you […]

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April 30, 2009

Mr. Q and Ms. U ~ together ALWAYS!

Today, my 5 year old nephew, Bryson, got married. Yes, that’s right. I had the privilege of attending the beautiful union as Mr. Q and Ms. […]
April 22, 2009

Brandy & Skip ~ Pigeon Forge, TN ~ 4.3.09

Driving through Sevierville to shoot Brandy & Skip’s wedding was like going back in time. When I was 16, I got my first speeding ticket on […]
March 23, 2009

Melissa M's Bridal Portrait Session ~ Crockett Park ~ Franklin, TN

Feather earrings, purple heels, and a sheath gown…I love, love, love a unique bride! Melissa will marry her beloved in June, so we got together to […]
March 9, 2009

Bledsoe Photography voted "Best Value" by Nashville Brides!

Thanks so much to everyone who voted and thanks to Ashley’s Bride Guide for such an information filled blog! It is truly one of the best […]
February 4, 2009

Baby Myla is here!

I had the privilege of shooting Tami and Andronicus’ wedding last year, as well as Tami’s maternity portraits. And in January, the star of the show […]
December 23, 2008

Sarah Matthai & Jonathan Ray 12.13.08 Benton Chapel – Embassy Suites West End, Nashville, TN

Sarah & Jonathan were married December 13 at Benton Chapel on Vanderbilt’s campus.  This precious couple braved the cold for some fun outdoor shots for me […]
December 23, 2008

Tami’s Maternity Photos

BELLIES! I shot Tami and Andronicus’ wedding earlier this year, so when Tami called to say she was ready for maternity photos, I was elated!  I […]
November 25, 2008

Jen & Bud Engagement- Round 2!

Jennifer and Bud (and I) really wanted fall leaf photos so we headed out towards Hendersonville for more engagement photos.  I LOVE the colors!
November 25, 2008

Angela's Trash the Dress. Gallatin & Hendersonville, TN

Hayfields, railroad tracks, and fall leaves…oh my! We shot Angela’s TTD a couple of weeks ago, along with her new hubby, Adam.  They are just the […]
November 25, 2008

Angie & Garrett. 11.2.08 Wightman Chapel / SDA Madison Campus

Angie & Garrett were married on Nov. 2nd at Scarritt Bennett Center’s Wightman Chapel in Nashville.  Although we didn’t get started as early as we had […]