Wedding Photography


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 1, 2014

Peek of Baby Briley on the way!

I’m so stinkin’ excited for these two!  Here’s a preview of Allie & Robbie’s maternity photo session. Baby Briley will be here soon!
September 28, 2014

Preview: Mary + Daren – Crescent Bend Wedding – Knoxville Wedding Photographer

Congrats, Mr. & Mrs. Poppen!  More to come soon!
September 16, 2014

Bethany + Jonathan ~ Cannery ONE, Nashville Wedding ~ Nashville Wedding Photographer

She had me at teal and red.  But Bethany & Jonathan’s sweet love story all started at a Nashville Sounds baseball game on a Friday the 13th. […]
August 21, 2014

Shepherd Family ~ Knoxville Family Lifestyle Photography

Sharon, Darrell and their daughter, Amber, had not had a family photo made since Amber was little bitty.  I’m glad they chose me to remedy that! […]
August 5, 2014

Sneak Peek ~ Kaley’s Senior Portrait Photo Session ~ Farragut Senior ~ Knoxville Senior Photographer

If only I had half of her guitar talent, I’d be happy.  What a beauty too! Here’s a sneak peek of Farragut senior, Kaley Troop’s senior […]
August 1, 2014

BFF Photo Session with Lauren & Olivia ~ Knoxville Photographer

I remember smothering my face in makeup, dressing up in my mom’s pink and gray taffeta cocktail dress & heels, and taking pictures with my best friend, […]
July 31, 2014

The Clevengers ~ Family Lifestyle Photo Session ~ Knoxville Family Photographer

It’s easy to photograph beautiful kids, but it’s even easier when they are family and I can boss them around.  =)  Not really.  My nieces and […]
July 29, 2014

Hannah & Steven {maternity} baby belly session ~ Knoxville Maternity Photographer

Here are a few shots from Hannah & Steven’s maternity ~ baby belly session in the gardens. This is yet another couple that have overcome infertility. I think […]


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March 9, 2009

Bledsoe Photography voted "Best Value" by Nashville Brides!

Thanks so much to everyone who voted and thanks to Ashley’s Bride Guide for such an information filled blog! It is truly one of the best […]
February 3, 2009

Sarah & Austin ~ 1.10.09

When the bride is rapping to a Ludacris song and 3 hot ladies are dancing in the hotel room window, you know it’s going to be […]
December 23, 2008

Sarah Matthai & Jonathan Ray 12.13.08 Benton Chapel – Embassy Suites West End, Nashville, TN

Sarah & Jonathan were married December 13 at Benton Chapel on Vanderbilt’s campus.  This precious couple braved the cold for some fun outdoor shots for me […]
November 25, 2008

Emily & T.C. 11.8.08 Hopewell Baptist Church/Bluegrass Country Club

Emily & TC were married at a beautiful, 100-year-old church in Springfield, TN.  Just before Emily walked down the aisle, she played a heartfelt recorded message […]
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 25, 2008

Angie & Garrett. 11.2.08 Wightman Chapel / SDA Madison Campus

Angie & Garrett were married on Nov. 2nd at Scarritt Bennett Center’s Wightman Chapel in Nashville.  Although we didn’t get started as early as we had […]
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, […]
November 1, 2008

Brittany & Mike 10.25.08

Brittany & Mike know how to party!  After shooting their engagement photos, I knew that their wedding would be one of a kind, and they definitely […]
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 […]