Kate Middleton Takes Prince George's Birthday Photos Herself for the First Time
For Prince George’s official 6th birthday portraits this year the images were more intimate. The reason behind this was that his mother took on the role of official photographer this time.
Duchess Kate was responsible for taking her eldest son’s photographs to celebrate his upcoming 6th birthday. The candid but fun images were taken in the garden of their home at Kensington Palace.
What is noticeably different from these pictures is that they’re more genuine and free compared to the past ones. Professional photographers are usually hired to take the family’s images.
For George’s first birthday, photographer John Stillwell of the Press Association was hired to take photos of the family of three, including father Prince William. In 2015, Mario Testino photographed the official portrait for the prince’s second birthday.
Photographer Chris Getty was on hand to take George’s photos for his fourth birthday at the family’s home. She might not be a professional photographer but Kate is quite keen on the hobby.
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The Duke and Duchess are delighted to share a new official portrait of Prince George to mark His Royal Highness's fourth birthday tomorrow 🎈The photograph was taken at Kensington Palace at the end of June by Chris Jackson. The Duke and Duchess are very pleased to share this lovely picture as they celebrate Prince George's fourth birthday, and would like to thank everyone for all of the kind messages they have received.
She also studied art history at the University of St. Andrews. Her previous work was taking birthday portraits of Charlotte in May at their country home in Norfolk, Anmer Hall.
She also captured Louis’s personality on his first birthday in April. His images were also taken outdoors at their country home.
Despite this being her first time documenting George’s birthday portraits, the Royal has taken his images through different occasions. She was the one who took a number of pictures for his first day at preschool at Westacre Montessori School in January 2016.
George was also photographed together with his younger sister when she was a baby.
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🦁🦁🦁 Happy Birthday Prince George! The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are very pleased to share new photographs of Prince George to mark His Royal Highness's sixth birthday. This photograph was taken recently in the garden of their home at Kensington Palace by The Duchess of Cambridge. Thank you everyone for all your lovely messages!
The images released were taken ahead of George’s birthday on July 23. The little boy’s full name is Prince George Alexander Louis and he was first shown in public on the steps outside the Lindo Wing of St. Mary's Hospital in London in 2013.