Kensington Palace have released the official photographs from Prince Louis’s christening capturing the family ‘joy’.
The four images capturing sweet family moments were taken by celebrity photographer Matt Holyoak, who also captured the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh on their 70th wedding anniversary last year, following the baptism in The Chapel Royal at St James’s Palace.
The group shot was taken in the Morning Room of Clarence House and features beaming parents Prince William and Kate Middleton with all their Cambridge children as well as Duke and Duchess of Sussex, the Duchess of Cornwall, Prince Charles, Carole and Michael Middleton, Pippa and James Matthews and James Middleton.
A smaller group shot is the second official royal family photograph that Meghan Markle has been part of since her wedding to Prince Harry, with Prince George grinning into the camera. The Cambridge family photograph is the first official image of them as a unit of five with Kate looking adoringly and Prince Louis.
The portrait of the Duchess of Cambridge cradling her newborn son captures the joyful moment and was taken in the gardens of Clarence House. In a statement, Holyoak said:
“Everyone was so relaxed and in such good spirits, it was an absolute pleasure. I only hope I have captured some of that joy in my photographs.”