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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.


December 1, 2017
bride and groom in field at the cedars at carr farm aimee and montana sunset

Aimee + Montana’s Fall on the Farm Wedding at The Cedars at Carr Farm

I am so happy to share Aimee and Montana’s fall wedding at The Cedars at Carr Farm in Cedar Hill, TN. The Cedars at Carr Farm […]
November 22, 2017
Wedding ceremony at Hollyfield Manor Pond

Amber & Michael’s Wedding at Hollyfield Manor in Richmond, VA

Today I am excited to share Amber and Michael’s beautiful fall wedding at Hollyfield Manor. Hollyfield Manor is a stunning 18th century plantation home rich with history, […]
June 30, 2017
Indian groom and American bride leave in rain scarritt bennett wedding nashville photographer

Part 2 – Stephanie & Sumeeth’s Indian-American Wedding in Music City

Part 2: Stephanie and Sumeeth’s Indian-American fusion wedding at Scarritt Bennett Center – Wightman Chapel and Country Music Hall of Fame Stephanie and Sumeeth’s wedding weekend […]
June 29, 2017
Nashville Sangeet Indian wedding

Stephanie and Sumeeth’s Indian-American Fusion Wedding in Nashville, Music City – Part 1

Stephanie and Sumeeth’s Indian-American fusion wedding weekend in Nashville Music City USA – part 1 #sumeethstephsitup My first Indian-American wedding ever–I will never forget it!  What […]
June 13, 2017
bride and groom overlooking Chattanooga Valley at Rock City portrait

Taylor + Derrick’s Lookout Mountain Wedding at Grandview

To say the view was breathtaking at Taylor and Derrick’s wedding at Grandview on Lookout Mountain is an understatement.  “Say your vows above the clouds,” was […]
June 3, 2017
bride in front of Bennett Hall''s stained glass Gothic arch windows nashville Scarritt Bennett

Stephanie’s Bridal Portrait Session at Scarritt Bennett Center’s Wightman Chapel in Nashville

Stephanie and Sumeeth’s lavish Indian wedding weekend began last Thursday with Stephanie’s bridal portrait session at Wightman Chapel at Scarritt Bennett Center in Nashville. Wightman Chapel is […]
May 17, 2017

Tori + Zach – Traditional Southern Church Wedding in LaFollette, TN

I’m off to Bermuda to celebrate 15 years with my hubs in less than 24 hours, but I wanted to be sure to get Tori and Zach’s […]
May 1, 2017
bride and groom kissing in vintage Buick Eight

Preview of Tori + Zach – Traditional Church Wedding in LaFollette, TN

Just a quick peek of Tori and Zach’s traditional church wedding in LaFollette, TN before they fly off to honeymoon in Hawaii. Hey jealousy!

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September 6, 2016
Maternity photos in Little River, Knoxville maternity photography

Baby Girl K is on the way! Maternity photo session in the river – Walland, TN

Manasseh’s maternity photo idea lead us to the Little River in Walland for a nice, cool evening in the water with the family.  Baby K will […]
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 […]
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 […]
October 1, 2014

Peek of Baby Briley on the way!

I’m so stinkin’ excited for these two!  Here’s a preview of Allie & Robbie’s maternity photo session. Baby Briley will be here soon!
July 29, 2014

Hannah & Steven {maternity} baby belly session ~ Knoxville Maternity Photographer

Here are a few shots from Hannah & Steven’s maternity ~ baby belly session in the gardens. This is yet another couple that have overcome infertility. I think […]
June 25, 2014

Ashley + Barry {maternity} : A little gift from God on the way! Knoxville Maternity Photography

Another little miracle will be here soon! After lots of heartache and loss, Barry & Ashley are expecting their son to arrive in July.  I’m so happy for them […]
April 8, 2014

Carolina’s Spring Maternity Belly Session – Knoxville Maternity Photographer

Oh how I have waited for this maternity session!   Carolina, Jerry and my husband and I have such a similar story; infertility, multiple doctors, treatments, […]
April 5, 2014

2014 Spring mini photo sessions – April 13th! Now booking senior portraits in Knoxville

Thank heavens Spring is finally here! I will be shooting outdoor Spring themed mini photo sessions on April 13th in west Knoxville.  It’s a perfect time […]
December 14, 2013

Sneak Peek of Sweet Baby Stephens ~ Knoxville Maternity & Baby Photographer

Sweet Baby J will be here before we know it!  Here’s a sneak peek of Mommy Rachel and Daddy Zac’s maternity session with their little princess […]
July 15, 2013

Baby Jack is on the way! A Knoxville Maternity Session ~ Knoxville Maternity Photographer

Baby Jack will be here before we know it!  Here’s a quick sneak peek of his mom & dad’s maternity photo session before he makes his […]