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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.


November 15, 2018

Ronda & Eric’s Smoky Mountain Wedding at The Magnolia

Ronda and Eric’s wedding at The Magnolia Wedding & Events Venue, Pigeon Forge, TN Ronda and Eric live just outside of Raleigh, NC, but chose a […]
December 1, 2017
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Aimee + Montana’s Fall on the Farm Wedding at The Cedars at Carr Farm

I am so happy to share Aimee and Montana’s fall wedding at The Cedars at Carr Farm in Cedar Hill, TN. The Cedars at Carr Farm […]
November 22, 2017
Wedding ceremony at Hollyfield Manor Pond

Amber & Michael’s Wedding at Hollyfield Manor in Richmond, VA

Today I am excited to share Amber and Michael’s beautiful fall wedding at Hollyfield Manor. Hollyfield Manor is a stunning 18th century plantation home rich with history, […]
June 30, 2017
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Part 2 – Stephanie & Sumeeth’s Indian-American Wedding in Music City

Part 2: Stephanie and Sumeeth’s Indian-American fusion wedding at Scarritt Bennett Center – Wightman Chapel and Country Music Hall of Fame Stephanie and Sumeeth’s wedding weekend […]
June 29, 2017
Nashville Sangeet Indian wedding

Stephanie and Sumeeth’s Indian-American Fusion Wedding in Nashville, Music City – Part 1

Stephanie and Sumeeth’s Indian-American fusion wedding weekend in Nashville Music City USA – part 1 #sumeethstephsitup My first Indian-American wedding ever–I will never forget it!  What […]
June 13, 2017
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Taylor + Derrick’s Lookout Mountain Wedding at Grandview

To say the view was breathtaking at Taylor and Derrick’s wedding at Grandview on Lookout Mountain is an understatement.  “Say your vows above the clouds,” was […]
June 3, 2017
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Stephanie’s Bridal Portrait Session at Scarritt Bennett Center’s Wightman Chapel in Nashville

Stephanie and Sumeeth’s lavish Indian wedding weekend began last Thursday with Stephanie’s bridal portrait session at Wightman Chapel at Scarritt Bennett Center in Nashville. Wightman Chapel is […]
May 17, 2017

Tori + Zach – Traditional Southern Church Wedding in LaFollette, TN

I’m off to Bermuda to celebrate 15 years with my hubs in less than 24 hours, but I wanted to be sure to get Tori and Zach’s […]

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June 3, 2017
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Stephanie’s Bridal Portrait Session at Scarritt Bennett Center’s Wightman Chapel in Nashville

Stephanie and Sumeeth’s lavish Indian wedding weekend began last Thursday with Stephanie’s bridal portrait session at Wightman Chapel at Scarritt Bennett Center in Nashville. Wightman Chapel is […]
April 19, 2017
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Stephanie + Sumeeth’s Nashville Engagement Photo Session at Marathon Music Works and Cheekwood Botanical Gardens

Ahhh Nashville. It still feels like home. I’m so excited to be photographing Stephanie and Sumeeth’s wedding next month! It will be my first Indian wedding […]
September 16, 2014

Bethany + Jonathan ~ Cannery ONE, Nashville Wedding ~ Nashville Wedding Photographer

She had me at teal and red.  But Bethany & Jonathan’s sweet love story all started at a Nashville Sounds baseball game on a Friday the 13th. […]
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… […]
November 26, 2013

Laurie + Jeff ~ Nashville Catholic Wedding with a Vintage Car ~ Nashville Wedding Photographer

Gosh, I didn’t realize how much I loved vintage cars!  The black convertible Continental that Laurie & Jeff had as their getaway car was just the […]
December 30, 2011

Ashley & C.R. ~ A fall country wedding in 2 states!

Ashley & CR’s wedding day spanned 2 states.  The ceremony was held at Sulphur Spring Baptist Church in Franklin, KY, and the reception took place on […]
December 16, 2011

Elaina & Andrew’s Big Fat Greek Wedding ~ Nashville Wedding Photography ~ Knoxville Wedding Photographer

After meeting at MTSU’s Kappa Sigma, Elaina & Andrew bonded over mutual friends and their Greek heritage.  They shared a 7 year courtship before deciding to […]
November 16, 2011

Rachel & Josh {married!} ~ Nashville Wedding Photography

It was such a beautiful day in Gallatin at Pick Inn where Rachel & Josh were wed.  Rachel chose blue, green and orange for her colors […]
October 21, 2011

Rachel’s downtown Nashville bridal session ~ Nashville Wedding Photographer

Now that Rachel is a Mrs., I can post a few shots from her bridal session.  We started at Centennial Park and then headed downtown to […]
August 4, 2011

Becky & Adam’s Culleoka Wedding and Firehouse Reception ~ Knoxville Wedding Photographer

Becky & Adam were married June 11 at Friendship Baptist Church in Culleoka, TN.  Never heard of it?  Neither had I!  It’s a cute little town […]