Kate Middleton is the first royal mom to take official photos of her kids — here are her cutest family pictures so far

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Kate Middleton is a pro behind the lens.
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The royal family is one of the most photographed families in the world, most times by professional photographers who know exactly how to get their best angles with impeccable lighting. However, some of the family's most impressive shots come from Kate Middleton herself.

Ever since she took her first official photos of Princess Charlotte in June 2015, it's become clear that she's not a regular royal; she's a talented royal. She's continued to take some adorable family photos with her own camera, often in celebration of her kids' birthdays or their first day of school. Her instantly iconic snaps have even landed her an honorary membership in the Royal Photographic Society.

Here are the best family photos she's taken so far.

 

Middleton first broke tradition when she snapped the first official photos of Princess Charlotte shortly after she was born in June 2015.

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Middleton's royal photography left many impressed by her skills.

Prince George is seen holding his new baby sister in each of the photos.

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11选5精准杀号法The photos were taken in the comfort of their own home, giving them an even more personal touch.

In celebration of Charlotte turning 6 months old, Kensington Palace released some more photos taken by Middleton.

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"The Duke and Duchess continue to receive warm messages about Princess Charlotte from all around the world and they hope that everyone enjoys these lovely photos as much as they do," Kensington Palace wrote in the caption.

This one was particularly adorable.

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Several people commented on how much she resembled her older brother, Prince George.

In January 2016, Middleton captured the morning before Prince George's first day of nursery school.

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Prince George attended Westacre Montessori School nursery in Norfolk, UK.

Both photos showed the prince posing in front of a mural outside the building.

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11选5精准杀号法It was refreshing to see that Middleton likes to take such a hands-on approach that many parents can relate to.

Kensington Palace marked Charlotte's 1st birthday in May 2016 by sharing a series of photos taken by Middleton.

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The photos were taken in April 2016 in the family's home.

Charlotte wore an adorable pink dress and sweater.

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11选5精准杀号法Many people praised Middleton's framing and lighting in the photos.

She even snapped a few photos of Charlotte playing outside.

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This was one of the first times people noticed Princess Charlotte's resemblance to Queen Elizabeth II.

The comments section was filled with comments about how "adorable" and "precious" the little princess looked.

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"We hope everyone enjoys these lovely photos as much as we do," Kensington Palace wrote in the Instagram caption.

In May 2017, Middleton snapped this photo for Charlotte's 2nd birthday.

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11选5精准杀号法Her expression and bright yellow sweater made her look more like the Queen than ever.

When Princess Charlotte started nursery school in January, Middleton snapped two more adorable photos.

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Charlotte looked excited for her new adventure.

Charlotte wore a red coat that many people compared to previous outfits worn by Middleton.

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It looks like style runs in the family.

Prince Louis was recently born in April, and Middleton took out her camera once again for his first official photos.

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He was wearing a similar sweater to the one that Princess Charlotte wore for her first official photos.

Princess Charlotte was seen holding her new baby brother in the second photo.

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The photos were taken on Charlotte's 3rd birthday, making it even more of a special occasion.

 

A year later, the Duchess photographed Prince Louis for his 1st birthday.

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Prince Louis turned 1 on April 23, 2018.

The next month, Middleton celebrated Princess Charlotte's 4th birthday with charming portraits.

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Princess Charlotte is known for her adorable waves, curtsies, and facial expressions she often makes whenever paparazzi are present.

The princess is seen frolicking in a field at the Cambridge family's home in Norfolk.

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The toddler wore a gray sweater over a plaid dress and tights.

The Duchess took precious photos of Prince George for his 6th birthday.

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Prince George turned 6 years old in July 2019.

Kate Middleton and Prince William's oldest child looked dashing in a dark-green collared shirt.

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On Christmas Day 2019, the palace released a photo the Duchess took of Prince William, Prince Louis, Princess Charlotte, and Prince George.

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11选5精准杀号法Prince William is pictured giving Prince Louis a kiss on the cheek.

 

In February, Middleton shared a candid photo she took that shows Princess Charlotte smelling wildflowers.

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11选5精准杀号法Middleton specifically talked about this photo of Princess Charlotte, saying it was an example of small but significant moments she enjoys sharing with her kids.

"I've got this one photo of Charlotte smelling a bluebell, and really for me it's moments like that that mean so much to me as a parent. I try every day to put moments like that in, even if they're small or even if I don't have time," Middleton said on the podcast.

SEE ALSO: 16 times Princess Charlotte looked just like her royal relatives

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