In addition to being fond of sports, Kate Middleton has demonstrated another of her greatest passions: photography. The images she has taken of Prince George and Princess Charlotte have caused a sensation around the world and now, the Duchess of Cambridge has received recognition for her skills with a distinction as an honorary member of the Royal Society of Photography (RPS). RPS CEO Michael Pritchard said the Society was delighted to recognize Kate Middleton's enthusiasm and talent through honorary membership. He added that he wants the relationship to continue with her.
VER GALERÍA These were some of the photos that Kate Middleton took of her daughter. Photo: Getty Images / HRH The Duchess of Cambridge
The Duchess has revealed her skills as a photographer over the years. In 2015, she captivated everyone with the first official images of little Charlotte. The proud mother decided that she herself would do the portraits of her daughter, and the result was wonderful. Photographed at her residence in Anmer Hall in Norfolk, Charlotte fascinated everyone with her beautiful poses and the images circled the world, demonstrating Kate's confidence in herself behind the camera lens.
The 34-year-old royal -majored in history and art- began publishing her photographs in 2008 while working for her parents on their website for ‘Michael and Carole Middleton Party Pieces’. In 2012 she shared some photographs of her tour of Southeast Asia and the South Pacific. These images included a photo of Mount Kinabalu - the highest peak in Borneo - and a black-and-white portrait of an orangutan. She has also published photographs to share a little of her children's daily life, including Prince George's first day of school and Princess Charlotte's first birthday.
VER GALERÍA The Duchess photographed her son on hIS first day of school. Photo: HRH The Duchess of Cambridge
Kate accepted the distinction last month, joining a number of characters including David Bailey, Sir Don McCullin and Annie Leibovitz, who has photographed the Queen twice. From now on, she can send her work to a panel of photography experts who will consider her with a distinction. If accepted, she would be licensed by the society, giving her the right to use the letters LRPS after her name.