Mario Testino, who? Michael Middleton takes Royal Baby Family Portrait

posted on: Tuesday, 20 August 2013


You may remember that a certain Mario Testino photographed the Royal Couple's first portrait? Well,  for Prince George, the Duke and Duchess have decided to use a photographer with a closer relationship to the family. Catherine Middleton's father, Michael Middleton is responsible for this beautiful shot of Prince George with The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, the first portrait to be released of the happy family.

Another, more casual, shot showcases the family sitting in the Middleton's family garden with their trusty pup, Lupo, by their side. The picture of perfection, we say.

Congratulations again to the happy family.

Now the dirt. Apparently, these pictures were meant to be released after midnight tonight but were leaked online this afternoon on twitter. Oh that pesky social media and the frenzy that ensues... what's a Royal Family to do? 

One wonders how the family is reacting to not only the embargo break, but also to the response that Michael Middleton took the most sought after photos.