Kate Middleton takes a special magazine cover photo

The Duchess of Cambridge stepped behind the camera to photograph one of his royal in-laws. Kate photographed the Duchess of Cornwall for country life magazine after being asked to do so by the Prince of Wales‘ spouse.

In a behind-the-scenes photo, shared by country life, Kate is seen photographing her husband’s mother-in-law, dressed in jeans, white trainers and a jacket. The photo was taken in Raymill Gardens, Wiltshire.

“The Duchess of Cambridge took our cover images at the request of our guest editor, the Duchess of Cornwall, and we couldn’t be happier with the results – in fact, the set of images she took were so good that we struggled to pick just three, from which the Duchess of Cornwall made her final selection,” country life‘s Managing and Features Editor, Paula Lester said (via country life).

Paula noted that Kate “takes her commission very seriously and is incredibly professional in the task at hand”. country lifeEditor Mark Hedges said he would be “delighted” to offer the royal mother-of-three, who is an avid photographer, another assignment.

“We understand this is the first time an official portrait of the Duchess of Cornwall has been taken by the Duchess of Cambridge for a magazine and we are honored to have been chosen to be the first to publish this beautiful image. photographs are superb and we would be delighted to offer another commission to the Duchess of Cambridge! country life.

The Duchess of Cornwall graces the cover of the July 13 issue of country life. Camilla, who turns 75 on July 17, edited the special commemorative edition of the magazine to mark her upcoming 75th birthday and the publication’s 125th anniversary.