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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 6, 2016
Game of Thrones inspired wedding. Sword, rose gold amethyst ring, Marchesa gown. Shanell Bledsoe Photography. Winter is coming

Game of Thrones Inspiration ~ Knoxville Wedding Photograher

18 days y’all. Season 6 starts in 18 days! Recently, I had an idea to do a wedding inspiration photo shoot with the theme of my favorite show, […]
February 8, 2016
Little girls pink and gold kids Valentine's photo session in Knoxville. Shanell Bledsoe Photography

My Valentine ~ Children’s Portrait Photography ~ Knoxville

If you don’t have a Valentine this year, you can borrow mine. Just bring her back, please! I based my daughter’s Valentine’s photo session around this […]
February 3, 2016
6 month old twin boy and girl photos portrait session in Knoxville, TN. Shanell Bledsoe Photography, white tutu, pearls, grey gray bow tie

Ava & Beau’s 6 month twin photo session

Remember these tiny little cherubs? Photographing boy and girl twins may have been the highlight of my 2015. Well, they’re 6 months old now and the […]
January 11, 2016

Valentine’s Boudoir Mini Sessions scheduled for Jan. 17

Valentine’s Day is less than one month away so it’s time for boudoir mini sessions! This year’s package includes a “quickie” 20 min session, professional makeup by […]
November 24, 2015
Fall autumn engagement photo session at Ijams Nature Center in Knoxville, TN by Shanell Bledsoe Photography. Plum, green, pink

Abby + Tyler . Fall Engagement Photo Session in Knoxville, TN . Ijams Nature Center .

I loved Abby and Tyler’s color choices of green, pink, and plum for their fall engagement photos at Ijams Nature Center. Not that I’m trying to […]
November 5, 2015
Knoxville wedding, bridesmaids, worlds fair park, sunsphere, shanell bledsoe photography, gray, jenny yoo

Amanda + Joe’s Shades of Gray Wedding ~ Knoxville Wedding Photographer

This was one of those Murphy’s Law days. One where almost anything that could go wrong for me did. My backup gear was lost in transit […]
October 27, 2015
After the wedding bridal portrait photos at a horse farm in Jonesborough, TN. Shanell Bledsoe Photography, tree lined drive

Bridal Portraits after the wedding ~ Kellie’s session at her horse farm in Jonesborough, TN.

After-the-wedding photo sessions are becoming more and more popular for many reasons. Maybe it rained on your wedding day or your photography package simply did not […]

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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 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, […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
June 11, 2009

Mary Beth & Adam ~ 5.31.09 ~ Oak Ridge, TN

I’ve been impatiently waiting months to see Mary Beth and Adam tie the knot! They were married at a private residence in Oak Ridge, just outside […]
June 8, 2009

Allison & Matt ~ 5.16.09 ~ Knoxville, TN

It’s just precious to see to two young people so much in love! Miss Alli and Mr. Matt were married May 16th at Salem Baptist Church […]
April 2, 2009

Mary Beth & Adam's Engagement Session ~ Downtown Knoxville

Mary Beth, Adam and I got to romp around downtown Knoxville for their engagement session. We hit up the Old City, Gay Street and the World’s […]