A royal photographer says the last photo of Queen Elizabeth II and her great-grandson Prince Louis was taken naturally


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Queen Elizabeth II and her great-grandson Prince Louis at Trooping the Color 2022.Samir Hussein/WireImage/Getty Images

  • Royal photographer Samir Hussein has shared the last photo he took of Queen Elizabeth II.

  • Hussein captured the late Queen and Prince Louis at the Trooping the Color parade in June.

  • He said it was a “nice and spontaneous royal photo” because of Louis’ reaction to the fly pass.

royal photographer Samir Hussein He looked back at the last photos of Queen Elizabeth II ever taken and said they were spontaneous.

Hussein often poses for royal photos during his overseas tours and official duties in the UK.He Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Celebration June – to mark the monarch’s 70th year on the throne – marked the last time he photographed the Queen.

Talk to the insider after finishing death of the queen In September, Hussein said one of the last photos of the Queen was in Trooping the Color, the monarch’s birthday parade in London to mark the Platinum Jubilee.

“The last time I photographed Queen Elizabeth II was at the Jubilee Celebrations in June. As a result, it will be her last big farewell to England. Such a joyous occasion to celebrate her I’m so happy that I was able to take pictures, I was able to see it all,” Hussain told Insider.

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Queen Elizabeth II and her great-grandson Prince Louis stand on the balcony of Buckingham Palace on June 2.Samir Hussein/Getty Images

“Although the Queen’s appearances were limited, her appearance on the balcony of Buckingham Palace created some classic royal photographs,” Hussein said, adding that it was his favorite last shot. It added that the photo was of the Queen and her great-grandson, Prince Louis.

Louis, 4, is the youngest child of Prince William and Kate Middleton. He stood next to the Queen as his family watched as his Jubilee fly pass over Buckingham Palace on 2 June. his reaction — entertained royal fans around the world by waving their hands, covering their ears, and more.

Hussein said, “This was my standout photo at the Queen’s Day celebrations this summer. Prince Louis’ reaction to the fly pastry was so funny, the Queen smiled and did it all in her stride.” We take it,” said Hussein. “A lovely, spontaneous royal photo to capture.”

queen died peacefully A Buckingham Palace spokesperson made the announcement at Balmoral Castle on September 8. She was 96 years old.

Prince George, 9, and Princess Charlotte, 7 walked in line At the Queen’s funeral on September 19th.

Although Louis did not attend the ceremony, the Princess of Wales had previously shared details of his reaction to the monarch’s death At a public walkabout outside Windsor Castle earlier this month, those who wished.

“My little Louis is so sweet,” Kate told the crowd. “He was like, ‘Mom, don’t worry. I’m with my great grandpa now.'”

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