The first official photograph has been released of Kate Middleton, Prince William and their son Prince George Alexander Louis of Cambridge, taken by none other than Kate’s father Michael Middleton.

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Breaking with tradition of having a professional photographer take their first portrait together as a family, William and Kate chose baby George’s grandfather to take the family snap.

The charming photo, taken in the leafy garden of the Middleton family home in Berkshire, shows Kate Middleton and Prince William with a sleeping Prince George and, of course, the other two members of their family – dogs Tilly and Lupa.

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Kate Middleton is dressed in a pretty fuchsia dress by maternity brand Seraphine, and William is relaxed in an open-neck blue checked shirt with his sleeves rolled up.

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And while the photo may not be up to professional standards, we think Mr Middleton has done a fine job. Look out Mario Testino…