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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.


October 27, 2015
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Callie Corum ~ Berean Senior ~ Knoxville Senior Portrait Photographer

One word that describes Callie?  Happy! Callie is a senior at Berean Christian School and recently won the title of Claiborne County 2015 Miss Fairest of the […]
September 25, 2015

Preview – Natalie’s Senior Photo Session ~ Knoxville Senior Portrait Photography

Just one from Natalie’s senior portrait session. Bring on the class of 2016!
September 4, 2015
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Kellie + Nic ~ Rustic Wedding at The Farm – A Gathering Place, Candler, NC ~ Asheville Wedding Photography

Kellie & Nic shared more than a porch as neighbors while they were both in grad school at East Tennessee State University. They actually share the same […]
September 2, 2015
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Pin Up Perfection ~ Hello 30! ~ Knoxville Boudoir & Pin Up Photography

From earning a Masters Degree to turning the big 3-0, Ms. A had a lot to celebrate this year. So to commemorate those achievements and many others, […]
August 26, 2015
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The 3 P’s ~ Expecting Triplets ~ Knoxville Maternity Photographer

The 3 P’s are expecting 3 more P’s very soon! Big sister, Ayla let me know by repeating “Elliemayacade!  Elliemayacade!” I soon figured out that her little […]
August 12, 2015
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Courtney & Caleb’s retro comic book themed engagement photo session ~ Knoxville wedding photographer

So there’s something to note about me. When you say you’re having a “retro comic book themed wedding,” I’m in. I’m like, all in. These two […]
July 27, 2015
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Baby Cape ~ Knoxville Newborn Photographer

Sweet baby Cape came to see me at just 2 weeks old for his newborn photo session. He brought his beautiful head of hair and big […]
July 21, 2015
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Barry (and his stinker face) is 1! ~ Knoxville child, baby, & family photographer

Last week, my little buddy, Barry (or “B Squared” as I call him) stopped by the studio on his first birthday for photos. And do you […]

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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 =) […]
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 […]
February 29, 2012

Miss G is getting a baby sister! Nashville Family & Maternity Photographer

Remember Miss G?  Well, she is growing up fast and she is ready to meet her baby sister who will arrive this May.  We had a little […]
February 18, 2012

Paula & Ken’s 2nd Anniversary Session ~ Cades Cove ~ Knoxville Portrait Photographer

Fall in East Tennessee…what could be more beautiful? Paula & Ken have spent 2 anniversaries here and I love capturing their weekend celebrations.  Not only are […]
January 5, 2012

Justin & Sarah {engaged} ~ Knoxville Wedding Photographer

These two have more talent and creativity than should be legal!  Justin is a musician, a composer, gymnast, dancer and choreographer while Sarah also shares 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 […]