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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Jenn Kujawa | Branding Portrait | The Guesthouse | Perrysburg, Ohio

As most of you already know, I have a passion for supporting and collaborating with fair trade and ethical organization. Because of this, one of my favorite clients to work with is Noonday Collection ambassador, Jenn Kujawa. if you aren’t familiar with Noonday, I can’t say enough positive things about this company. To make a […]

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Jenn Kujawa | Branding Portrait | The Guesthouse | Perrysburg, Ohio

Lindsey Joseph | Branding Portraits | Wildwood Metropark | Toledo, Ohio

Bringing another branding session to the blog today! Some of my favorite sessions to photograph are bloggers/young entrepreneurs kickstarting their business and in need of some photos. Lindsey won my session giveaway and as she jumped at the chance to get some branding photos for her business! It’s so fun working with other creatives 🙂 […]

Portraits

Lindsey Joseph | Branding Portraits | Wildwood Metropark | Toledo, Ohio

Nikki Gratz | Branding Portraits | Detroit, Michigan

So excited to share this session finally! Nikki reached out to me MONTHS ago, and we drove up to Detroit. The colder temps and christmas down town were well worth it. Nikki’s a mom of two and ah-mazinggg human with a fantastic sense of style! I was so happy when she reached out to have […]

Portraits

Nikki Gratz | Branding Portraits | Cadillac Square, Detroit, Michigan

MARY ARNETT | SWANTON, OHIO | TOLEDO PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHER

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

Best of 2019 | Shannen Arnett Photography

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

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