Bledsoe Photography


WELCOME TO SHANELL BLEDSOE'S BLOG

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, 2015
Pink Bride magazine cover contest finalist, bride and puppy, shanell bledsoe photography

Please vote E in the Pink Bride Magazine cover contest!

Your vote would be much appreciated for me and sweet puppy, Layla in the Pink Bride Magazine cover contest! You can vote daily until 5:00pm Thursday, […]
May 12, 2015
6 month baby girl photos portraits in knoxville, TN, clouds, fur rug, teal, coral

Briley’s 6 month photos ~ Knoxville studio photographer

WARNING! Ridiculous amounts of cuteness ahead! Sweet little Briley brought her mommy along to the studio for her 6 month photo session last week just before […]
April 28, 2015

Amira + Tai ~ A Match Made in eHarmony Heaven ~ Formal wedding in Knoxville at St. James Episcopal Church & Downtown Marriott

How do 2 hard working professionals in their late 30’s find love when one is in Jersey and the other in New York City? “We joke […]
April 18, 2015
1 year old photo session in Knoxville, UT Gardens, Shanell Bledsoe Photography, Mickey Mouse outfit

There’s a Mickey Mouse in the Tulips! ~ Malachi’s 1 year photo session in Knoxville

In about 7 hours we are hopping a plane to Disney World to celebrate my little mouse’s 3rd birthday. In honor of that, here’s a peek of […]
April 15, 2015
Bailey Fisk, senior portrait photos in Knoxville, Old City. Gibbs High Senior.

Bailey ~ Gibbs Senior ~ Senior Photos That Don’t Suck!

Bailey was cool about it, but he always is.  (Just look at that handsome smirk!) But his mom confided that his senior photos from school…well…they weren’t […]
March 29, 2015
twins maternity photo session in Knoxville, Shanell Bledsoe Photography

Preview ~ Tara & Anker expecting TWINS!

Just one peek!  This soon-to-be mama of twins froze her tail off for her maternity session yesterday, so she deserves a sneak peek. (and maybe a banana […]
March 23, 2015
Spring family photos portraits in Nashville and Knoxville, coral colors, third birthday, 3 year old

Spring Family Portraits are in full swing in Knoxville and Nashville!

Today the sun is shining and it should hit 70 degrees. Ahhhh! I could not be more ready for spring and that means family portrait time. […]
February 26, 2015
Old Hollywood glam art deco wedding at Capitol Theatre in Maryville, TN. Vintage convertible Bel Air, feather centerpieces, crystal chandelier

Lesli + Justin’s Old Hollywood Glamour Wedding at Capitol Theatre, Maryville, TN ~ Valentine’s Day Wedding ~ Knoxville Wedding Photographer

If you’re going for Old Hollywood glitz and glam with some art deco flair, the Capitol Theatre in Maryville, TN is your place! Lesli & Justin […]

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September 3, 2008

Jenny & Joel 8.29.08

Jenny & Joel were married 8/29 at the beautiful and serene Deer Run Lodge & Retreat in Thompson Station. They were surrounded by a small group […]
September 3, 2008

Vienna Waits for You

My new pal Anne-Geri’ Fann of Blue Mountain Travel Company asked me to shoot her pal Jeffrey Williams’ show at 3rd and Lindsley last Friday night. […]
August 27, 2008

Bella at 8 weeks old!

My dear friends Dana & Brent invited me into their home to shoot Bella’s newborn photos and have dessert! Such a precious little monkey!  And she […]
August 15, 2008

Melissa & Daniel engagement photos

How cute are these two?   I couldn’t resist shooting them in every groovy spot I could find.  We took full advantage of the cooler weather until […]
August 4, 2008

Stacey and Ray ~ July 26, 2008

Yay!  Yay!  It’s Stacey & Ray!  Ok, ok, so the guests didn’t really shout that as they walked down the aisle.  BUT, everyone was so happy […]
July 2, 2008

Dana & Brent maternity photos

My dear friends Dana & Brent blessed me a few weeks ago by letting me shoot their maternity photos as we all impatiently awaited the arrival […]
July 2, 2008

Stacey & Ray's engagement photos

Stacey and Ray are going to be married in late July.  I am looking forward to shooting their wedding!  We shot these engagement photos at Centennial […]
July 2, 2008

Jana & Adam-engagement photos

Taken at Glenmore Mansion in Jefferson City, Tn.
July 2, 2008

Jana & Adam 6.21.08

Jana and Adam got married at First Presbyterian Church in Jefferson City, TN, just northeast of Knoxville.  Their reception was held at Glenmore Mansion, a beautiful […]
July 2, 2008

Tamera & Andronicus 6.8.08

Tamera are her sisters are sweethearts!  They let me tag along and shoot photos as they got makeup and hair done the morning of the wedding. […]