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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 27, 2015
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Callie Corum ~ Berean Senior ~ Knoxville Senior Portrait Photographer

One word that describes Callie?  Happy! Callie is a senior at Berean Christian School and recently won the title of Claiborne County 2015 Miss Fairest of the […]
September 25, 2015

Preview – Natalie’s Senior Photo Session ~ Knoxville Senior Portrait Photography

Just one from Natalie’s senior portrait session. Bring on the class of 2016!
September 4, 2015
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Kellie + Nic ~ Rustic Wedding at The Farm – A Gathering Place, Candler, NC ~ Asheville Wedding Photography

Kellie & Nic shared more than a porch as neighbors while they were both in grad school at East Tennessee State University. They actually share the same […]
September 2, 2015
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Pin Up Perfection ~ Hello 30! ~ Knoxville Boudoir & Pin Up Photography

From earning a Masters Degree to turning the big 3-0, Ms. A had a lot to celebrate this year. So to commemorate those achievements and many others, […]
August 26, 2015
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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 […]
August 12, 2015
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Courtney & Caleb’s retro comic book themed engagement photo session ~ Knoxville wedding photographer

So there’s something to note about me. When you say you’re having a “retro comic book themed wedding,” I’m in. I’m like, all in. These two […]
July 27, 2015
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Baby Cape ~ Knoxville Newborn Photographer

Sweet baby Cape came to see me at just 2 weeks old for his newborn photo session. He brought his beautiful head of hair and big […]
July 21, 2015
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Barry (and his stinker face) is 1! ~ Knoxville child, baby, & family photographer

Last week, my little buddy, Barry (or “B Squared” as I call him) stopped by the studio on his first birthday for photos. And do you […]

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July 17, 2014

Macy – Bearden High 2015 Senior ~ Knoxville Senior Portrait Photographer

WOW! Those beautiful eyes! Miss Macy will be a senior at Bearden High School this fall.  She is one of my gorgeous senior reps and I had a blast […]
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 […]
June 23, 2014

Lacey + Patrick ~ Knoxville Engagement session: Guitars, rock stars, and a really cute kid.

My engagement session with Patrick, Lacey & her little man, Caden, took us from a beautiful field in East Knoxville to the Tennessee Theatre to the alleyways […]
June 9, 2014

Sneak Peek of Courtney & Andrew

Just a peek of sweet Courtney just before her wedding at The Stables on Saturday.  This big laugh is SOOOO her!  More to come!!
May 29, 2014

Sisters, cousins, and a BIG announcement surprise! Knoxville Child Lifestyle Photographer

When these 2 sisters get together with their cousin, you can expect giggles, silly faces and lots of Matilda Jane ruffles! I shot this session with […]
May 21, 2014

Sneak Peek! Boho Styled Bridal Shoot in Knoxville

Here’s a quick peek of my boho styled bridal photo session from Monday.  I LOVED the jewel tones, gold utensils, and Moroccan lanterns hanging from the trees! […]
May 17, 2014

Mary + Daren {engaged} ~ Knoxville engagement & wedding photographer

Mary & Daren will be married in September at Crescent Bend, so we shot their engagement session photos there and then hit downtown for a few […]
May 13, 2014

Bethany & Jonathan ~ Brentwood to Nashville Engagement Session ~ Nashville Wedding Photographer

They met at a mutual friend’s romantic destination wedding in Jamaica.  They shared banana daiquiris on the beach all day and laughs by the villa’s poolside veranda all night… […]
May 8, 2014

Tiffany ~ Oak Ridge High Senior Outdoor and Track Portrait Session ~ Knoxville Senior Portrait Photographer

Beautiful.  Smart.  Athletic.  Talented.  Kind hearted.  Did I mention beautiful?  All in one package?  It’s not fair. Tiffany is a senior track althlete at Oak Ridge High […]
April 23, 2014

Courtney & Andrew’s rustic country engagement photo session – Knoxville Wedding Photographer

Ahhh lovebirds in the spring time! Courtney & Andrew will be getting married in LaFollette this June and I can’t wait to see her as a […]