My name's Shannen. I'm  a portrait photographer based out of Toledo, Ohio. Here on the blog, you'll find posts such as recent work, personal stuff, and vacation experiences! Feel free to browse around the blog to see some of my awesome clients, and get to know me a little better! 

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Hey, hey! I see you over there, sitting on your couch trying to get your work done, feeling unsuccessful in your attempt. Probably missing your buzzing office with coworkers glore. If you are anything like me, you’re probably struggling finding some “normal” in this craziness! There’s some words you’d like to say to COVID-19. It […]

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I am an adventurous, lifestyle couples, wedding, and elopment photographer. But occassionally, I take portriats. This is by far one of my favorites!  

Portraits

MARY ARNETT | SWANTON, OHIO | TOLEDO PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHER

Twenty-nineteen. The end of a decade. Where do I start? 2019 was a year of extreme growth for Shannen Arnett Photography. It’s the year I finally found my editing style, started focusing purely on weddings and elopements, and the first time I decided to chase after this crazy dream of running my own business. In […]

Couples, Elopements, Portraits, Weddings

Best of 2019 | Shannen Arnett Photography

Claire + Aaron booked me for their engagement session within TWENTY MINUTES of their inquiry. They were in a hurry to book a last minute session because they were going to be in town, and it was the BEST idea everrrr. Fromour quick eight minute phone call, I knew this session was going to be […]

Couples

Claire + Aaron | Bowling Green State University | Bowling Green, Ohio | Couples, Engagement | Shannen Arnett Photography

Easily one of my favorite sessions to date. Sunrise, peak fall colors, deer frolicking across our path, a quiet practically empty park… It was perfect in every possible way. Megan + Jimmy found me through Facebook. To say that I was excited is a MAJOR understatement. These two were a DREAM to work with. Talk […]

Couples

Megan + Jimmy | SIDE CUT METRO PRESERVE | TOLEDO, OHIO | COUPLES | SHANNEN ARNETT PHOTOGRAPHY

This might be one of my favorite sessions + couples of all time. From the minute I met Paige + John, they were ready for anything and everything. You ready for the love story of the century?! These two met their freshman year in the dorms at Ohio State University. They started dating a few […]

Couples

Paige + John | Schiller Park, German Town | Columbus, Ohio | Couples Engagement | Shannen Arnett Photography