The Palace Shares A Rare Kate Middleton Off-Duty Photo

Hilary Weaver
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It's not often that we see the royal family photographed outside of formal engagements, however every once in a while, Kensington Palace will share a photo of the Cambridges enjoying everyday life.

On Sunday (March 29), the Palace Instagram account shared a photo of Kate Middleton in a red sweater, camera in hand, with a special message from the Duchess Of Cambridge.

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'When we look back at the COVID-19 pandemic in decades to come, we will think of the challenges we all faced – the loved ones we lost, the extended isolation from our families and friends and the strain placed on our key workers. But we will also remember the positives: the incredible acts of kindness, the helpers and heroes who emerged from all walks of life, and how together we adapted to a new normal.'

She added a note about her Hold Still campaign, which is a collective community project to document the U.K. during lockdown.

'Through Hold Still, I wanted to use the power of photography to create a lasting record of what we were all experiencing—to capture individuals' stories and document significant moments for families and communities as we lived through the pandemic. C'

The hardback book, also called Hold Still, is available for pre-order now and will be published on May 7 of this year.

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