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

tips for working from home | shannen arnett photography

Hey, hey! I see you over there, sitting on your couch trying to get your work done, feeling unsuccessful in your attempt. Probably missing your buzzing office with coworkers glore. If you are anything like me, you’re probably struggling finding some “normal” in this craziness! There’s some words you’d like to say to COVID-19. It […]

Business

tips for working from home

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