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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John and Paige met in Smith-Steeb dorm their freshman year at Ohio State. Their dorms were right down the hall from each other. It didn’t take long before they were close friends. Paige would spend hours sitting in the fold-out trampoline chair in John’s dorm while they tried to figure out their calculus homework. Three […]

Weddings

Paige + John | Intimate Wedding | The Boathouse | Columbus, Ohio

Making Much of 2020 | A Year in Review | Shannen Arnett Photography

HOLY FREAKING MOLY YA’LL! How is it time for another year in review? These are my favorite blogs to write because it’s like opening up my diary and sharing it with the world (minus sharing all the mushy love-y dove-y stuff, of course!) It’s time to talk what worked, what sucked, where I thrived and […]

Couples, Personal, Weddings

Making Much of 2020 | A Year in Review | Shannen Arnett Photography

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, Weddings

Best of 2019 | Shannen Arnett Photography

Andrea + Rex | Farm Wedding | Milan, Ohio | Shannen Arnett Photography

Andrea and Rex shared their special day with some of their closest family and friends on this little farm in Milan, Ohio. It was a beautiful day. The weather was beautiful and the sun hid behind a cloud (just in time for the ceremony!). Keep scrolling for a glimpse of their perfect day!

Weddings

Andrea + Rex | Farm Wedding | Milan, Ohio | 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

Priya + Tyler | New Riff Distillery | Cincinnati, Ohio | Wedding Photographer

I have had the opportunity to shoot this stunning couple at The New Riff Distillery. It was such a dream. I had heard through the photography grapevine that shooting at this venue is a must to, and I am so glad I finally got to! Everything from the huge windows, the exterior, heck even the […]

Weddings

Priya + Tyler | New Riff Distillery | Cincinnati, Ohio | Wedding Photographer