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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 26, 2013

The Buchanan Kids ~ Knoxville Family & Lifestyle Photographer

I’m almost 40, so these young people are still “kids” to me even though the oldest is in college.  Where has the time gone? Heather, Taylor […]
December 23, 2013

Beth + Kurt ~ A Rainy Wedding at Twin Cedar Farm ~ Knoxville Wedding Photographer

“And the rain, rain, rain came down, down, down…” My daughter is obsessed with the original Winnie the Pooh movie so this little song was stuck […]
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 […]
November 26, 2013

Laurie + Jeff ~ Nashville Catholic Wedding with a Vintage Car ~ Nashville Wedding Photographer

Gosh, I didn’t realize how much I loved vintage cars!  The black convertible Continental that Laurie & Jeff had as their getaway car was just the […]
November 7, 2013

Fall Family Portrait & Christmas Card Sessions are in full swing in Knoxville! ~ Knoxville Family Photographer

There is nothing like fall in East Tennessee!  The colors, the weather, the football…it’s all exciting! I have been shooting tons of fall portrait sessions in […]
November 2, 2013

Fall Family Photo & Christmas Card Mini Sessions ~ Knoxville Family Photographer

It’s that time again! Fall mini-photo sessions will be this Sunday, Nov. 3rd and next Sunday, Nov. 10th in Knoxville.  This year, packages start at only […]
October 31, 2013

Happy Halloween from Little Red Riding Hood ~ Knoxville Child & Family Photographer

My very own Little Red Riding Hood donned her cape yesterday for a frolic through the woods to grandma’s house.  (Ok, ok, so maybe we just […]
October 10, 2013

Tonya + Dr. Kevin ~ Knoxville Wedding Photographer ~ Campbell Station Park Wedding

An intimate wedding with no guests…ahhh!  Just what the doctor ordered! (pun totally intended) Dr. Kevin and nurse Tonya opted for a very personal, small ceremony […]

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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 […]
February 9, 2010

Baby Cole ~ Knoxville newborn photography

Baby Cole just couldn’t wait to come into the world. He was 5 weeks early! I shot his mom and dad’s wedding last spring. I’m telling […]
January 25, 2010

Melissa's Maternity Portrait Session ~ Nashville, TN

Melissa and Dan are expecting a baby girl very soon! At photo-time, they had not yet decided on name, so we played around with pink bows, […]
January 4, 2010

Boudoir SALE! The perfect gift for your Valentine!

SUPER excited about this one! I LOVE boudoir sessions! Now through Jan. 22nd, I’m running a sale on mini-boudoir packages. It includes 10-15 poses in a […]
December 2, 2009

Morgan & Michael featured on Cedarwood's blog!

Follow the wonderful planners at Cedarwood as they plan Morgan & Michael’s unique wedding! Click HERE for the blog feature.
November 24, 2009

Jessica's Bridal Portrait Session ~ 10.18.09

Beautiful location, beautiful bride! Jessica chose Twin Oaks Farm near Springfield, TN for her bridal portrait session. There were so many gorgeous locations to shoot! I’m […]
November 23, 2009

Paula's Bridal Portrait session ~ Cheekwood Botanical Gardens ~ Nashville, TN

Now that she’s a Mrs., I can post some shots from Paula’s bridal portrait session. After a nasty week of rain, we got a beautiful Sunday […]
November 23, 2009

Recent family photo sessions ~ Knoxville, TN

As the leaves continue to fall, I’ve been shooting some family sessions. Here are some highlights of the Keeble and Kennedy families!
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 […]