Kate says her children tell her to ‘stop taking photographs’ of them

Kate says her children tell her to ‘stop taking photographs’ of them

The Duchess of Cambridge has revealed that her children sometimes ask her to “please stop taking photographs” of them. Kate made the comments while speaking on the phone to a finalist of her Hold Still photography contest. The duchess is a keen photographer, but she said her and Prince William’s children, George, Charlotte and Louis are sometimes reluctant to let her take their picture. She was discussing an emotional black-and-white photograph taken by Ceri Edwards of her daughter Poppy hugging her father Mark before his shift as a paramedic in Newport, south Wales. Kate described the image as showing “strength, courage and resilience”. During the phone call, which was released on the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s YouTube channel on Thursday, Kate and Ceri spoke about the power of photography. When asked if Ceri’s husband was a photographer, the contest finalist said: “No. Well, Mark would say otherwise just because I do take a lot of pictures of the family.” Kate laughed and replied: “It’s like me. Everyone’s like, ‘Mummy, please stop taking photographs’.” Ceri responded: “I know, but I …
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