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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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my favorite family photo session locations in Lexington Kentucky

family photo session location in Lexington, KY One of the first things we typically talk about when planning a family photo session is location. As a family photographer in Central KY, we have so many beautiful locations to choose from. From the rolling hills and black fence-lined fields and horse farms to cute little towns. […]



top 5 tips for photographing your family vacation

It’s that time of year again. The time when sand is going into all the places, my hair is styled by the salt water of the Gulf, my toes are digging deep into the wet sand at the shore line, and, most importantly, I’m enjoying uninterrupted time with my family in one of our favorite […]



dancing shadows and my 42nd birthday

Today is my birthday! As of 12:30ish a.m., I am 42. When I turned 37, I wrote this letter about what I want in this life. Here I am rewriting for 42. To remember that I am living the life I always wanted and, yet, as a reminder of what is still to come. I […]



3 tips to prepare for your summer family photos | family session prep checklist

how to prepare for your summer family photo session I get it…preparing for family photos isn’t everyone’s cup of tea. It can feel like a lot. My goal for every single session is to have this space for you and your family to love each other big. How we prepare for the session can make […]



Honeymoon Island family photos beach photography

honeymoon island family beach photography Now you know summer photo sessions are my absolute favorite. Guess where my most favorite location to shoot is? The beach. Not just any beach…the beach we visit just about every year…Honeymoon Island. Now, I am sure that I would love shooting at any beach when I have that golden […]



When is the best time of year for outdoor family photos?

the best time of year for kentucky family photos Hi, sweet friends! It’s been so long! Let’s see if we can revive this little blog. My goal in everything I do is to help “my people” to see how loved they are and I want for this space to be an extension of that. I […]


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