Wedding Photography


WELCOME TO SHANELL BLEDSOE'S BLOG

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, 2015
Pink Bride magazine cover contest finalist, bride and puppy, shanell bledsoe photography

Please vote E in the Pink Bride Magazine cover contest!

Your vote would be much appreciated for me and sweet puppy, Layla in the Pink Bride Magazine cover contest! You can vote daily until 5:00pm Thursday, […]
May 12, 2015
6 month baby girl photos portraits in knoxville, TN, clouds, fur rug, teal, coral

Briley’s 6 month photos ~ Knoxville studio photographer

WARNING! Ridiculous amounts of cuteness ahead! Sweet little Briley brought her mommy along to the studio for her 6 month photo session last week just before […]
April 28, 2015

Amira + Tai ~ A Match Made in eHarmony Heaven ~ Formal wedding in Knoxville at St. James Episcopal Church & Downtown Marriott

How do 2 hard working professionals in their late 30’s find love when one is in Jersey and the other in New York City? “We joke […]
April 18, 2015
1 year old photo session in Knoxville, UT Gardens, Shanell Bledsoe Photography, Mickey Mouse outfit

There’s a Mickey Mouse in the Tulips! ~ Malachi’s 1 year photo session in Knoxville

In about 7 hours we are hopping a plane to Disney World to celebrate my little mouse’s 3rd birthday. In honor of that, here’s a peek of […]
April 15, 2015
Bailey Fisk, senior portrait photos in Knoxville, Old City. Gibbs High Senior.

Bailey ~ Gibbs Senior ~ Senior Photos That Don’t Suck!

Bailey was cool about it, but he always is.  (Just look at that handsome smirk!) But his mom confided that his senior photos from school…well…they weren’t […]
March 29, 2015
twins maternity photo session in Knoxville, Shanell Bledsoe Photography

Preview ~ Tara & Anker expecting TWINS!

Just one peek!  This soon-to-be mama of twins froze her tail off for her maternity session yesterday, so she deserves a sneak peek. (and maybe a banana […]
March 23, 2015
Spring family photos portraits in Nashville and Knoxville, coral colors, third birthday, 3 year old

Spring Family Portraits are in full swing in Knoxville and Nashville!

Today the sun is shining and it should hit 70 degrees. Ahhhh! I could not be more ready for spring and that means family portrait time. […]
February 26, 2015
Old Hollywood glam art deco wedding at Capitol Theatre in Maryville, TN. Vintage convertible Bel Air, feather centerpieces, crystal chandelier

Lesli + Justin’s Old Hollywood Glamour Wedding at Capitol Theatre, Maryville, TN ~ Valentine’s Day Wedding ~ Knoxville Wedding Photographer

If you’re going for Old Hollywood glitz and glam with some art deco flair, the Capitol Theatre in Maryville, TN is your place! Lesli & Justin […]

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July 19, 2010

Crystal + Kurt ~ 6.5.10 ~ Cookeville Wedding Photography

Crystal and Kurt were married at Southern Hills Golf and Country Club in Cookeville, TN.  It was sweltering hot and we hoped the few showers that […]
June 17, 2010

Morgan & Michael ~ A Rainy Delay! 5.30.10 ~ Nashville Wedding Photographer

Sometimes you gotta wait it out. And that’s just what we did as the rain fell at Cedarwood for Morgan and Michael’s big day. Luckily, M+M […]
June 9, 2010

Jade & Nathan ~ 5.22.10 ~ Nashville Wedding Photography

Twas a HOT day in Hohenwald when Jade and Nathan tied the knot. Our plans for outdoor photos in the field at their reception site were […]
June 7, 2010

Stephanie & Spencer ~ 5.15.10 ~ Knoxville Wedding Photography

The weather was perfect for Stephanie and Spencer’s wedding and reception at Salem Baptist Church in Halls. The bride & groom’s session after the reception, however, […]
June 6, 2010

Erin & James' wedding in the flood! 5.1.10 Nashville Wedding Photography

Some couples worry about rain on their wedding day, especially when the ceremony is planned for outdoors. Well…how to you plan around a wedding in the […]
March 26, 2010

Brittany & Darian ~ 3.20.10 ~ LaFollette, TN wedding photography~

The first beautiful, warm day of the year—perfect for a wedding! Brittany and Darian were married at Davis Chapel Community Baptist with a reception following at […]
January 7, 2010

Robin & Berry's wedding ~ 12.5.09 ~ Murfreesboro, TN

Robin and I met as co-workers at Arzelle’s years ago and she remains one of my closest girlfriends. So when Berry proposed, as we would say, […]
December 2, 2009

Morgan & Michael featured on Cedarwood's blog!

Follow the wonderful planners at Cedarwood as they plan Morgan & Michael’s unique wedding! Click HERE for the blog feature.
November 24, 2009

Jessica & Matt ~ 11.7.09

Lucky for Jessica & Matt (and me!), they chose the warmest day of fall to promise forever. They were married at Good Springs Free Will Baptist […]
November 23, 2009

Paula & Ken’s wedding ~ Nashville, TN ~ 11.6.09

My friends Paula & Ken were married November 6th at Edgefield Baptist Church in East Nashville. They had a blue and red color scheme and the […]