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!
Kayla and Phil: two carefree, adventure junkies who unapologetically live their lives to the fullest. They are a “real life Jim + Pam” and it’s the cutest thing to watch. They’re so kind and tender with each other. It’s so clear that they’re best friends. I just love my couples so much. I’ve been DYING […]
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 […]
Like a lot of photographers in 2020, my schedule was a little bare. I wasn’t booking weddings and not nearly enough couples to help pay the bills. So I made the decision to set aside my niche and open my books to just about anyone. I shot a variety — from weddings and couples to […]
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 […]
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 […]
Kyle + Kelsey had me take couple pics in October! Their family was growing and they needed some update photos. Kelsey asked if I would be okay with their crazy dogs and I was like UMM YES. Bc they are the most FUN PEOPLE EVER and their dogs are just as fun. Earlier this year, […]