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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 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!
September 28, 2014

Preview: Mary + Daren – Crescent Bend Wedding – Knoxville Wedding Photographer

Congrats, Mr. & Mrs. Poppen!  More to come soon!
September 16, 2014

Bethany + Jonathan ~ Cannery ONE, Nashville Wedding ~ Nashville Wedding Photographer

She had me at teal and red.  But Bethany & Jonathan’s sweet love story all started at a Nashville Sounds baseball game on a Friday the 13th. […]
August 21, 2014

Shepherd Family ~ Knoxville Family Lifestyle Photography

Sharon, Darrell and their daughter, Amber, had not had a family photo made since Amber was little bitty.  I’m glad they chose me to remedy that! […]
August 5, 2014

Sneak Peek ~ Kaley’s Senior Portrait Photo Session ~ Farragut Senior ~ Knoxville Senior Photographer

If only I had half of her guitar talent, I’d be happy.  What a beauty too! Here’s a sneak peek of Farragut senior, Kaley Troop’s senior […]
August 1, 2014

BFF Photo Session with Lauren & Olivia ~ Knoxville Photographer

I remember smothering my face in makeup, dressing up in my mom’s pink and gray taffeta cocktail dress & heels, and taking pictures with my best friend, […]
July 31, 2014

The Clevengers ~ Family Lifestyle Photo Session ~ Knoxville Family Photographer

It’s easy to photograph beautiful kids, but it’s even easier when they are family and I can boss them around.  =)  Not really.  My nieces and […]
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 […]

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February 29, 2012

Miss G is getting a baby sister! Nashville Family & Maternity Photographer

Remember Miss G?  Well, she is growing up fast and she is ready to meet her baby sister who will arrive this May.  We had a little […]
February 28, 2012

Well, hello Mollie! Nashville & Knoxville Maternity Photography

I am trying hard to get all the last minute things done before I begin maternity leave next week and I couldn’t forget to blog this […]
February 22, 2012

My maternity photo session with Kate Crafton Photography, infertility struggles, and a baby on the way!

I seldom post about personal stuff, but this blog took six long years to write about. My husband and I have struggled with infertility since 2005. […]
February 18, 2012

Paula & Ken’s 2nd Anniversary Session ~ Cades Cove ~ Knoxville Portrait Photographer

Fall in East Tennessee…what could be more beautiful? Paula & Ken have spent 2 anniversaries here and I love capturing their weekend celebrations.  Not only are […]
January 19, 2012

Boudoir Mini-Sessions set for Nashville on Sun., Jan. 29th. ~ Nashville Boudoir, Lingerie, Pinup Photographer

What does he really want this Valentine’s Day?   You, you, and more of you!  Show it off with classy photos–the perfect, sexy Valentine’s Day gift! […]
January 5, 2012

Justin & Sarah {engaged} ~ Knoxville Wedding Photographer

These two have more talent and creativity than should be legal!  Justin is a musician, a composer, gymnast, dancer and choreographer while Sarah also shares the […]
January 3, 2012

Boudoir Mini-Sessions for Valentine’s Day in Knoxville set for Jan. 20.

He may call it lingerie photography, sexy photos, or simply “hot pictures,” but you know what he wants!  Book your boudoir mini-session now and show him […]
December 8, 2011

Erin + Kamron {engaged!} ~ Arrington Vineyards Engagement Session ~

When I need fashion advice, I call Erin.  When I want an opinion on a possible wedding venue to purchase, I call Erin.  When I have […]
November 3, 2011

Boudoir Mini-Sessions just in time for Christmas!

October 21, 2011

Rachel’s downtown Nashville bridal session ~ Nashville Wedding Photographer

Now that Rachel is a Mrs., I can post a few shots from her bridal session.  We started at Centennial Park and then headed downtown to […]