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 […]

Portraits

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

Melisa + Kidany | Couples Engagement Session | Toledo Botanical Gardens

Melisa & Kidany met at a youth camp retreat. The didn’t talk the whole time they were there, but that was all it took for Melisa to know Kidany was someone she wanted to know better. She Facebook stalked him until she knew all she could and once she was sure, she made the first […]

Couples

Melisa + Kidany | Couples Engagement Session | Toledo Botanical Gardens

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

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

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