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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.


July 20, 2015
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Baby smiles ~ peek of Sam’s 9 month session ~ Knoxville baby photographer

Lil Sam-I-Am turned 9 months old recently and stopped by the studio in Knoxville for photos to celebrate. Just a peek-a-boo!
July 15, 2015
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Chelsea + Nick’s windy, lakeside wedding at Grande Vista Bay ~ Rockwood, TN

The rain came and went. The sun came and went. The wind came and stayed! Chelsea and Nick’s beautiful lakeside wedding at Grande Vista Bay was such a […]
June 29, 2015
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Preview: Chelsea + Nick

“May you always have walls for the winds, a roof for the rain, tea beside the fire, laughter to cheer you, those you love near you, and all […]
June 16, 2015
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Kaitlyn + Wes ~ Museum of Appalachia Wedding ~ Knoxville Wedding Photographer

Every time I look at these images I tear up. Every time. The way Wes loves Kaitlyn is just precious. It’s everything a girl could ask for […]
June 13, 2015
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All About That Base ~ Eli & Trey’s Baseball Photos in Knoxville

These two young men have a soft, squishy part of my heart that’s just for them. I have been photographing them since they were pups and […]
June 10, 2015
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Newborn Twins! ~ Knoxville Baby & Newborn Photographer

This was my first time photographing newborn twins and I was super excited! They were both little angels and did a great job. To be fair, […]
June 9, 2015
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Chastin & Tyler ~ The Stables at Hunter Valley Farm Wedding ~ Knoxville Wedding Photographer

Congrats to Chastin & Tyler who tied the knot at The Stables at Hunter Valley Farm on May 22nd. (Vendor info to come soon!) ©2015 Shanell […]
May 29, 2015
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Congrats, Chastin & Tyler!

Congratulations to Chastin & Tyler who were married May 22nd at The Stables at Hunter Valley Farm in Knoxville. Here’s a peek. More to come!

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April 16, 2014

It’s time to book those SENIOR PORTRAITS in Knoxville!

Yes, I photograph seniors too!  And Knoxville senior portrait sessions for the spring are filling up fast!  It’s always fun to play up each senior’s individual […]
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 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 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 […]
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 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 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 […]