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priscilla baierlein


Choosing love in every moment, every day, in every way.

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I'm Cilla and I'm so happy you're here! You'll find bits of writing about this beautiful, messy, joyful, love-filled life...both mine and the families I get to photograph year after year. 

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Mom and daughter touch noses during a joyful family photo session in Lexington KY.


What if we changed the way we think about family photography?

What if we changed the way we think about family photography? What if it could be joyful? Does this sound familiar… Family photos are scheduled. You are excited to have photos of your family, but then you begin to agonize over what to wear, where to do the session, or if you are having the […]

Fun family photo session in Lexington KY. Family hugged up and leaned in.


Love for Laurie | Lexington KY at-home family session

Lexington KY at-home family session The instant I walked into their home I could feel the joy. That’s what their momma said she wanted to capture. Their honest joy. And I could tell why. It was infectious. Both girls were so excited to show me their rooms, their favorite toys, and sweet little Laurie wanted […]



spring mini sessions in Lexington KY

2024 spring mini sessions The green grass, beautiful blooms, and teasingly warm days of Spring in KY are here and I am so stinking excited! Along with Spring comes the hustle and bustle of photographing more families and my sweet little Spring mini-sessions. And oh that brings me so much joy! Wanna know something crazy? […]



the best location for your family photo session | Lexington KY family photographer {Priscilla Baierlein Photography}

lifestyle family photography locations The heart of the life you have built. The place that holds your laughter, your joy, your tears, your sacrifice, your art. Where bedtime stories and struggles, morning pancakes and rushing out the door, dances in the kitchen and homework, newborn snuggles and middle-of-the-night feedings, learning to ride a bike and […]



there’s beauty in the chaos | central KY family lifestyle photographer {Priscilla Baierlein Photography}

seeing the beautiful family lifestyle photography I have a secret…most sessions have a little bit of chaos to them. You think it’s just your family, but it’s not. It’s all of our families. There’s just a touch of wild there. Some more, some less, but almost always at least a little. And maybe not the […]



What to wear to your family photo session

choosing what to wear in your family photo session So, I’m going to be honest, being a photographer before being a momma has really paid off for me when it comes to choosing what my family is going to wear for family photos. I have a little secret to share… It doesn’t matter quite as […]


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