Wedding Photography


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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.


May 20, 2016
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Chelsea + Nick – 1 year anniversary photo session in uniform!

Chelsea & Nick were married almost 1 year ago and I was fortunate enough to be their wedding photographer. For the wedding, Nick chose to wear […]
May 17, 2016
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Shelbi + Dominic ~ Pride of the Southland Alumni Wedding at Southern Depot – St. John’s Lutheran

When 2 alumni of UT’s Pride of the Southland Marching Band get married, you’re just gonna hear Rocky Top more than once at their reception! Shelbi, a […]
May 15, 2016
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Sampson’s Hollow wedding ~ Jenny + Ryan + baby Kaiden ~ Walland, TN

Jenny & Ryan’s Wedding at Sampson’s Hollow  The rain came and went. And came. And went. And…well, you get it.  Jenny & Ryan’s wedding ceremony at […]
May 2, 2016
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Faith & Zach – Farm Engagement Photo Session in White Pine, TN

When Faith said she and fiance, Zach would like to do their engagement photos at her family’s vacation property in White Pine, TN, I was thrilled! I […]
April 30, 2016
Berean Christian School prom 2016, royal modest dress, Callie Corum, capitol theatre, Maryville, Tennessee

Callie & Issac – Berean Christian Prom 2016 – Capitol Theatre

Just a few images of Callie & her sweetheart, Issac before last night’s Berean Christian Prom at Capitol Theatre in Maryville, Tennessee. It was so fun to […]
April 20, 2016
Bride and groom at beautiful sunset, mountaintop

When drummers get married – Zach & Kelly – Faith Promise Church, Knoxville

When I think of traditional churches, I think of arches, pews, bad carpet and even worse lighting. But when you photograph a drummer’s wedding who, like […]
April 18, 2016
McCue family spring photos portraits in Knoxville. Shanell Bledsoe Photography

McCue Family – Spring portrait session in Knoxville

I love getting to see these kiddos grow up, even more so in front of my lens! I’ve had the honor of photographing mom & dad […]
April 18, 2016
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Taylor said yes! Marriage proposal at Clarence Brown Theatre

It’s not often that I get to photograph an actual proposal, so I jumped at the chance when I got the call. Derrick brought Taylor on […]

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October 13, 2014
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Mary + Daren’s Greek-Arab Wedding at Crescent Bend – Knoxville Wedding Photographer

Mary and Daren’s Greek-Arab Wedding at Crescent Bend in Knoxville I knew it was going to be awesome.  I knew it, but I really didn’t know […]
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. […]
June 20, 2014

Courtney + Andrew ~ LaFollette, TN wedding at The Stables ~ Knoxville Wedding Photographer

Courtney likes it hot.  I mean, she chose a sunny, 91 degree day in June to marry Andrew, a firefighter.  Fortunately, the only burning was my skin.  Photographers […]
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 6, 2014

Renee & Ryan ~ Hot Air Balloon Themed Wedding Reception at Hunter Valley Farm ~ Knoxville Wedding Photographer

 Renee & Ryan said, “I do,” on April 12th with a beautiful outdoor wedding ceremony at Hunter Valley Farm in Knoxville after what felt like a looooong engagement. […]
February 13, 2014

Kristen + Josh ~ A mountaintop wedding in the Smokies at Gatlinburg Mansion

“It took me quite a while to finally pursue Kristen, but getting to be with a woman like her is well worth the wait. I am […]
January 19, 2014

Bronte + Joey’s vintage wedding at Remedy Coffee in downtown Knoxville ~ Knoxville Wedding Photographer

The three words I have for Bronte & Joey’s wedding:  VINTAGE EYE CANDY! Their wedding ceremony and reception was held at Remedy Coffee in the Old […]