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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 25, 2014

Cap’n Baby Barry’s Sneak Peek ~ Knoxville Newborn Photography

Captain Baby Barry was all smiles yesterday!  Here’s a sneak peek of lil man’s newborn session.
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 […]
July 17, 2014

Lacey’s Garden Bridal Portrait Session ~ Knoxville TN Wedding Photographer

Now that Ms. Lacey is Mrs. Siminerio, I wanted to share a few images from her bridal portrait session.  As we began shooting the last few shots, […]
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 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!!

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December 28, 2010

Gil Elvgren Pin-Up Sessions ~ Knoxville Pinup & Boudoir Photography

I have some really brave friends! A few months back during one of many girls nights, my friend Maria broke out her awesome new calendar with […]
December 13, 2010

Allie & Mommy ~ My favorite Kiwis! ~ Nashville children's photography

Allie and her mommy, Sarah wanted to do a secret mommy-daughter session for daddy.  So before they took off on a cross-country tour with Rapture Ruckus, (daddy’s […]
December 9, 2010

It's Christmas, baby! ~ Knoxville newborn photographer

I’ll be officially blogging the Lowe Family session later, but I had to share this precious little 8-day-old monkey RIGHT NOW! Welcome to the world, Baby […]
December 7, 2010

Amy + Scott's Engagement Session ~ Knoxville engagement & wedding photographer

If I got to choose, I would have sparkling blue eyes just like Amy’s.  She and Scott chose UT Botanical Gardens for their engagement session location […]
December 2, 2010

The Wards ~ Nashville & Knoxville Lifestyle Photography

I’m trying my best to catch up on editing and blogging weddings, but I wanted to share a few shots from this fun lifestyle / couple […]
November 17, 2010

Cassandra + Aaron 10.23.10 Nashville wedding photography

Ever since I was little, I’ve wanted a backyard with a secret garden.  Alive with color, buzzing insects and shimmering lights.  Well, Cassandra and Aaron have […]
November 7, 2010

Eli & Trey ~ Fall portrait session ~ Knoxville children's photography

This is my third opportunity to photograph these rambunctious, adorable brothers.  Eli and Trey love to play sports and wrestle, so as with most little guys, […]
November 7, 2010

Jessica + Adam 10.16.10 The Stables in LaFollette, TN – Knoxville Wedding Photography

Jessica & Adam's wedding at The Stables in LaFollette, TN on Oct. 16, 2010. "After a precious ceremony, photos, and a yummy dinner courtesy of Ramsey's catering, the couple ran through sparklers and took a few minutes to ooh and ahh at the fireworks that graced the southern sky in their honor. What a send-off!"
September 24, 2010

Julie Anne + Clay ~ A rustic wedding-A rockin' reception! ~ 8.21.10 ~ Nashville Wedding Photographer

I was so happy to be chosen as J+C’s photographer, especially after learning about the reception band they had booked!  After chatting awhile, I realized that […]
September 8, 2010

Tara & Thomas ~ 8.14.10 ~ Nashville Wedding Photographer

It seriously felt like a sauna the day Tara & Thomas said “I do” in Nashville!  But thanks to wonderful planning by the folks at The […]