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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.


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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September 25, 2012

Meghan ~ Knoxville Bridal Portrait

I just love these big brown eyes!  We shot Meghan’s bridal session after her wedding to have more freedom with the cleanliness of her gown =) […]
September 22, 2012

Meg + Matt ~Knoxville Wedding Photography

I just love these two!  Meg & Matt are so much fun to be with and they were surrounded by tons of loving friends and family […]
August 16, 2012

CF Card Wristlets available to order!

My friend, makeup artist, DJ, and all around artsy pal, Candle, makes these awesome wristlets that perfectly hold CF cards! What a cool gift idea for […]
August 14, 2012

Meg + Matt ~ Knoxville Engagement

I’m trying hard to catch up on blogging! Here’s Meg & Matt’s engagement session and their wedding blog will be coming soon! They will be Mr. […]
July 31, 2012

Eli & Trey’s Summer Session

Eli & Trey are 2 of my faves and I love capturing them grow up!  Here are a few shots from our session this summer.
July 2, 2012

Ashley & Barry {engaged} ~ Knoxville Engagement Photographer

I’m just gonna stop apologizing for being so late on blogging. At least I’m posting in order of events!  Barry & Ashley were married May 26th, […]
June 25, 2012

Rachel & Zac ~ Knoxville Engagement Photographer

I’m so far behind on blogging that Rachel & Zac are already married, back from their honeymoon, and we’ve shot their After-Session.  Bad, bad photographer!!  I […]
May 12, 2012

Whitney + Brandon ~ Knoxville engagement & wedding photographer

I’m so excited to shoot Whitney & Brandon’s wedding at Chateau Selah in July!  Here are a few shots from our engagement session at Knoxville Botanical Gardens. […]
April 30, 2012

Sarah Beth – Carter High Class of 2012 – Senior Portrait sessions in Knoxville

It’s that time of year again–time for graduations, seasonal allergies, and senior portrait sessions! Seniors are so much fun to photograph and Ms. Sarah Beth Bounds […]
March 2, 2012

Gift Registry Now Available ~ Let your guests pay for your wedding photography! Knoxville, Nashville, Chattanooga Wedding Photographer

Are you ready for an understatement?  Weddings are expensive! Along with dishes, linens, and silverware, guests and family can now ‘gift’ your wedding photography with our […]