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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Jasmine Poteat | Branding Portraits | The Heights | Toledo, Ohio | Shannen Arnett Photography

Jasmine is a freaking queen all the way from New York! Not only is she a mother, SOMETHING, and a model… she also started her own lifestyle coaching business for athletes! (Check her out, P&10 Lifestyle Management) When she said she wanted to shoot at The Heights, the resturant on the top floor of the […]

Portraits

Jasmine Poteat | Branding Portraits | The Heights | Toledo, Ohio | Shannen Arnett Photography

Jess + Ray | Side Cut Metro Preserve | Toledo, Ohio | Couples | Shannen Arnett Photography

This was such a fun session! I met Jess and Ray a few months ago and in the short time I’ve known them, we’ve become such good friends. When they got their newest little addition, Jess reached out to book a session right away for some new family pics! These dogs are full of so […]

Couples

Jess+ Ray | Side Cut Metro Preserve | Toledo, Ohio | Couples | Shannen Arnett Photography

Aubrey + Paul | Majestic Oak Winery | Toledo, Ohio | Wedding Photography

When I say I love my clients I am not exaggerating. I LOVE this couple. I love all my couples for different reasons but these two felt like old friends. They are so down to earth, genuine and kind. I was treated like family by both Aubrey and Paul and I was honored to be […]

Weddings

Aubrey + Paul | Majestic Oak Winery | Toledo, Ohio | Wedding Photography

I got to drink some amazing coffee and chat with this girl about the future. Julianna is full of incredible dreams and hearing her talk about what she wants to accomplish is inspiring. The things she is going to do are going to blow us all away and I can’t wait to see what that […]

Portraits

Julianna Cox | Rustbelt Coffee | Toledo, Ohio | Portrait Photographer

Mary Arnett | Swanton, Ohio | Toledo Portrait Photographer

“That’s one nice thing about growing up in a small town. You get a chance to do a lot of different things.” – M.K.   After years of asking my sister to let me take photos of her, she finally let me… and it was HER idea! So of course my answer was a HECK […]

Portraits

Mary Arnett | Swanton, Ohio | Toledo Portrait Photographer

Kenzie + Cody | Oak Openings Metro Preserve | Toledo, Ohio | Couples | Shannen Arnett Photography

“Miss Rhode Island, please describe your idea of a perfect date.” “That’s a tough one. I’d have to say April 25th. Because it’s not too hot, not too cold, all you need is a light jacket.” Let’s be honest, she wasn’t wrong! Maybe a little too overcast and rainy. But PERFECT for a moody session […]

Couples

Kenzie + Cody | Oak Openings Metro Preserve | Toledo, Ohio | Couples | Shannen Arnett Photography