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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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July 20, 2010

Bella's 2 year session ~ Nashville children's photography

I have had the honor of photographing miss Bella since she was in utero.  (Literally!  See here!)  She is growing up so fast *insert sad face* […]
March 3, 2010

Nico's 2nd Birthday!

This could quite possibly be the most adorable little boy on earth. Look at these big brown eyes and that dimple! When you tell him how […]
February 9, 2010

Connor & Savannah~Knoxville children's photography

These two little monkeys attend Faith Promise Church with me and I didn’t hesitate when I was invited over for a photo play date! Little Savannah […]
November 9, 2009

The Painters on the farm ~ Family photo session ~ New Market, TN

I got together with the Painters again for some fall fun on the farm. Little Eli and Trey love John Deere tractors so we made that […]
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 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 […]