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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 29, 2014

Sisters, cousins, and a BIG announcement surprise! Knoxville Child Lifestyle Photographer

When these 2 sisters get together with their cousin, you can expect giggles, silly faces and lots of Matilda Jane ruffles! I shot this session with […]
May 21, 2014

Sneak Peek! Boho Styled Bridal Shoot in Knoxville

Here’s a quick peek of my boho styled bridal photo session from Monday.  I LOVED the jewel tones, gold utensils, and Moroccan lanterns hanging from the trees! […]
May 17, 2014

Mary + Daren {engaged} ~ Knoxville engagement & wedding photographer

Mary & Daren will be married in September at Crescent Bend, so we shot their engagement session photos there and then hit downtown for a few […]
May 13, 2014

Bethany & Jonathan ~ Brentwood to Nashville Engagement Session ~ Nashville Wedding Photographer

They met at a mutual friend’s romantic destination wedding in Jamaica.  They shared banana daiquiris on the beach all day and laughs by the villa’s poolside veranda all night… […]
May 8, 2014

Tiffany ~ Oak Ridge High Senior Outdoor and Track Portrait Session ~ Knoxville Senior Portrait Photographer

Beautiful.  Smart.  Athletic.  Talented.  Kind hearted.  Did I mention beautiful?  All in one package?  It’s not fair. Tiffany is a senior track althlete at Oak Ridge High […]
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. […]
April 23, 2014

Courtney & Andrew’s rustic country engagement photo session – Knoxville Wedding Photographer

Ahhh lovebirds in the spring time! Courtney & Andrew will be getting married in LaFollette this June and I can’t wait to see her as a […]
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 […]

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September 2, 2010

Brando~a dressage dream!

I tagged along with my dear friend Christy (aka Axl to those who know her best!) as she competed with her stallion, Brando at MTSU earlier […]
September 2, 2010

Heather + Michael ~ Knoxville Wedding Photography

Heather and Michael were married June 20th on the Clinch River at Flatwater Grill in Oak Ridge, TN.  As usual for a June wedding in Knoxville, […]
July 26, 2010

Gentry Faith is here! ~ Nashville Newborn/Baby Photography

Congrats to Adam and Angela on the birth of their first baby, Miss Gentry!  She was born on June 2nd, weighed 7 lbs, and was 19.75 […]
July 24, 2010

Jennifer + James ~ 6.12.10 ~ Knoxville Wedding Photography

Jennifer and James were married at Magnolia Manor just outside of Knoxville, TN.  After shooting Jennifer’s sister, Julie’s wedding in Nashville last year, I seriously feel […]
July 20, 2010

Bella's 2 year session ~ Nashville children's photography

I have had the honor of photographing miss Bella since she was in utero.  (Literally!  See here!)  She is growing up so fast *insert sad face* […]
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 […]
July 19, 2010

Jessica & Jeremy ~ Nashville engagement session

Jessica & Jeremy will be getting hitched v. soon!  We dodged the rain to get some shots downtown only to be let down when we realized […]
July 19, 2010

Morgan's Bridal Portrait Session at Cedarwood ~ Nashville Wedding Photography

Now that the wedding has past, I can post Morgan’s bridal portraits!  We shot her session at Cedarwood in Nashville, the same location as the wedding. […]
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 […]