"I do occasionally experiment with editing" says Kate Middleton after photo mix up...

Princess of Wales and family
(Image credit: Prince of Wales)

After a morning of debate – and a lot of fun on social media – about a so-called 'kill notification' issued on a royal image by press agencies, 'C' (Princess Catherine, or Kate Middleton) has said: "Like many amateur photographers, I do occasionally experiment with editing. I wanted to express my apologies for any confusion the family photograph we shared yesterday caused."

Admittedly the original image is generally credited to the Prince of Wales/Kensington Palace – so in my joking headline I'd asked if we might see the Prince William at the Photography Show this weekend picking up some Photoshop tips – but I think most families understand that one person might press the shutter and another review the images and make any tweaks. 

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