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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.


April 8, 2014

Carolina’s Spring Maternity Belly Session – Knoxville Maternity Photographer

Oh how I have waited for this maternity session!   Carolina, Jerry and my husband and I have such a similar story; infertility, multiple doctors, treatments, […]
April 7, 2014

Baby Malachi has arrived! Knoxville newborn photographer

Little Mr. Malachi was the perfect sleepy gentleman for our newborn session at his house.  (Yes, I make house calls for newborn photo sessions.  It’s MUCH […]
April 5, 2014

2014 Spring mini photo sessions – April 13th! Now booking senior portraits in Knoxville

Thank heavens Spring is finally here! I will be shooting outdoor Spring themed mini photo sessions on April 13th in west Knoxville.  It’s a perfect time […]
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 […]
February 8, 2014

Valentine’s Day Kissing Booth Photos ~ Miss Figgy’s sneak peek

My sweet hubby built this Kissing Booth for me for Valentine’s Day photos.  Isn’t it adorable? Miss Figgy stopped by today for a few chocolate kisses […]
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 […]
January 17, 2014

Danielle + Thomas marry in Sevierville ~ Knoxville Sevierville Wedding Photographer

There were so many beautiful weddings, sessions and moments last year that I wanted to share, I just couldn’t keep up! So I’m determined in this […]
January 7, 2014

Best Valentine’s Gift EVER! Smitten Boudoir photo sessions in Knoxville set for Jan. 17, 2014

OK ladies, we all do it.  We all wait until the last minute and end up with a gift for our honey that could have been […]

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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 […]
May 18, 2010

Jen + J.R. ~ Engagement session in the Smokey Mountains

I met Jen YEARS AGO when I lived in Murfreeboro. (GO BLUE RAIDERS!) We met again when I shot her sister Julie’s wedding last year. I […]
May 18, 2010

Lindsey + Brandon ~ Knoxville lifestyle photography

I know, I know, it’s been forever since I’ve blogged. So for all 3 of you out there who actually look at my blog, here’s an […]
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 […]
March 3, 2010

LaResa & Brandon's maternity session ~ Nashville, TN

LaResa & Brandon are having a girl! Little Miss Kyndal is expected soon. I bet she will be just as photogenic as her mommy and daddy. […]
March 3, 2010

Nico's 2nd Birthday!

This could quite possibly be the most adorable little boy on earth. Look at these big brown eyes and that dimple! When you tell him how […]
February 9, 2010

Connor & Savannah~Knoxville children's photography

These two little monkeys attend Faith Promise Church with me and I didn’t hesitate when I was invited over for a photo play date! Little Savannah […]
February 9, 2010

Baby Cole ~ Knoxville newborn photography

Baby Cole just couldn’t wait to come into the world. He was 5 weeks early! I shot his mom and dad’s wedding last spring. I’m telling […]
January 25, 2010

Melissa's Maternity Portrait Session ~ Nashville, TN

Melissa and Dan are expecting a baby girl very soon! At photo-time, they had not yet decided on name, so we played around with pink bows, […]