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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.


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 7, 2014

Baby Malachi has arrived! Knoxville newborn photographer

Little Mr. Malachi was the perfect sleepy gentleman for our newborn session at his house.  (Yes, I make house calls for newborn photo sessions.  It’s MUCH […]
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 […]
February 13, 2014

Kristen + Josh ~ A mountaintop wedding in the Smokies at Gatlinburg Mansion

“It took me quite a while to finally pursue Kristen, but getting to be with a woman like her is well worth the wait. I am […]
February 8, 2014

Valentine’s Day Kissing Booth Photos ~ Miss Figgy’s sneak peek

My sweet hubby built this Kissing Booth for me for Valentine’s Day photos.  Isn’t it adorable? Miss Figgy stopped by today for a few chocolate kisses […]
January 19, 2014

Bronte + Joey’s vintage wedding at Remedy Coffee in downtown Knoxville ~ Knoxville Wedding Photographer

The three words I have for Bronte & Joey’s wedding:  VINTAGE EYE CANDY! Their wedding ceremony and reception was held at Remedy Coffee in the Old […]
January 17, 2014

Danielle + Thomas marry in Sevierville ~ Knoxville Sevierville Wedding Photographer

There were so many beautiful weddings, sessions and moments last year that I wanted to share, I just couldn’t keep up! So I’m determined in this […]
January 7, 2014

Best Valentine’s Gift EVER! Smitten Boudoir photo sessions in Knoxville set for Jan. 17, 2014

OK ladies, we all do it.  We all wait until the last minute and end up with a gift for our honey that could have been […]

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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* […]
July 19, 2010

Jessica & Jeremy ~ Nashville engagement session

Jessica & Jeremy will be getting hitched v. soon!  We dodged the rain to get some shots downtown only to be let down when we realized […]
July 19, 2010

Morgan's Bridal Portrait Session at Cedarwood ~ Nashville Wedding Photography

Now that the wedding has past, I can post Morgan’s bridal portraits!  We shot her session at Cedarwood in Nashville, the same location as the wedding. […]
June 7, 2010

The Culiats ~ Knoxville Family Photography

The Culiats are some of my most favorite people on earth. And since I don’t get to shoot many family sessions, I jumped at the chance […]
May 18, 2010

Jen + J.R. ~ Engagement session in the Smokey Mountains

I met Jen YEARS AGO when I lived in Murfreeboro. (GO BLUE RAIDERS!) We met again when I shot her sister Julie’s wedding last year. I […]
May 18, 2010

Lindsey + Brandon ~ Knoxville lifestyle photography

I know, I know, it’s been forever since I’ve blogged. So for all 3 of you out there who actually look at my blog, here’s an […]
April 21, 2010

Penny Lane is on the way ~ Maternity Photography in Nashville

By far one of my most memorable weddings to shoot was that of Brittany and Mike with little Micah in tow! We are talking a LOST […]
March 3, 2010

LaResa & Brandon's maternity session ~ Nashville, TN

LaResa & Brandon are having a girl! Little Miss Kyndal is expected soon. I bet she will be just as photogenic as her mommy and daddy. […]
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 […]
March 2, 2010

Wilhoit Family ~ Knoxville, TN family photography

There is a new Wilhoit! I had the privilege of photographing this little cutie and his family just before he had surgery. Big thanks to Kate […]