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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.


February 24, 2013

Allison + Blake {engaged} on the lake ~ Knoxville Engagement & Wedding Photographer

When Allison told me that Blake had proposed to her after a day of fun on the lake, I knew we had to shoot their engagement […]
February 13, 2013

Cupid’s Undie Run – Nashville

Last weekend, I had the pleasure of being the official photographer for Cupid’s Undie Run in Nashville.  Imagine hundreds of fun folks stripping down to their […]
February 13, 2013

Why do an after-the-wedding couple’s or bridal session? {Zac & Rachel’s post-wedding portrait session in Knoxville}

After-the-Wedding couple’s sessions and bridal sessions are becoming the latest trend in wedding photography for many reasons. Did you run out of time on your wedding […]
January 9, 2013

Boudoir Mini Photo Sessions for Valentine’s Day – Knoxville, Tennessee Boudoir Photographer

What’s the perfect, sexy Valentine’s Day gift for him?  A sensual photo collection of his classy lady, of course! Our annual Smitten Boudoir photo sessions for […]
December 31, 2012

Baby Ayla is here! Knoxville Newborn and Baby Photographer

Is there anything more fun that watching your friends bring their first baby into the world? Kara and Justin welcomed baby Ayla Hope on 12-12-12;  the […]
December 18, 2012

Whitney & Brandon ~ Chateau Selah Wedding ~ Knoxville Wedding Photographer

“Is that your natural hair color?” Typically that question would be met with a sour face from a female, but it actually brought these two together […]
December 4, 2012

The Lindsay Family – Fall Photo Session – Knoxville Family Photographer

The Lindsays are some of my most fave peeps ever.  We met at their friend’s beautiful farm in Crab Orchard, TN for a fall photo session […]
November 27, 2012

Boudoir mini-sessions just in time for Christmas! Knoxville Boudoir Photographer

Naughty or nice?   Both, please! Looking for the perfect gift for your husband, fiance, or boyfriend?  Give him what he really wants for Christmas this […]

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December 23, 2008

Sarah M's Bridal Portrait – Benton Chapel, Nashville, TN

Miss Sarah’s wedding gown was late coming in, so we actually shot her bridal portrait the same day as her wedding.  We just started early!  These […]
December 23, 2008

Tami’s Maternity Photos

BELLIES! I shot Tami and Andronicus’ wedding earlier this year, so when Tami called to say she was ready for maternity photos, I was elated!  I […]
November 25, 2008

Jen & Bud Engagement- Round 2!

Jennifer and Bud (and I) really wanted fall leaf photos so we headed out towards Hendersonville for more engagement photos.  I LOVE the colors!
November 25, 2008

Angela's Trash the Dress. Gallatin & Hendersonville, TN

Hayfields, railroad tracks, and fall leaves…oh my! We shot Angela’s TTD a couple of weeks ago, along with her new hubby, Adam.  They are just the […]
November 11, 2008

Order your Christmas cards now!

Any photo can be used for an adorable Christmas card!  Get your order in early to avoid the rush! Call or email me for pricing info. […]
November 6, 2008

Angie's Bridal Portrait session

We shot Angie’s bridal session just a few days before her wedding at Scarritt Bennett.  It is such a beautiful place, especially outside on the campus, […]
October 24, 2008

Sarah's Bridal Session 10.17.08

Geez! I’ve had so many clients with beautiful blue eyes lately, and Sarah’s just pop! We spent last Friday afternoon shooting her bridal session and I […]
October 8, 2008

Jennifer & Bud~ Engagement Photos

“OK, gimme a kissy shot!” I’m sure my clients get sick of hearing this, but I guess I’m just a romantic at heart. Enter Jennifer and […]
September 29, 2008

Angela & Adam's engagement session

Angela & Adam are one of those fun, down-to-earth couples that just make you smile! Of course, it’s easy to have fun when we have so […]
September 22, 2008

Emily & T.C.'s engagement session

I’m a country girl from East TN, so when Emily said that T.C. wanted some photos with their tractor, I was all about roaming the fields. […]