Rince George is pictured beaming for the camera on a beach in a photograph released to mark his ninth birthday.
The photo was taken by the Duchess of Cambridge, who is well known for taking photos of her children to mark their milestones.
Her son is shown beaming earlier this month while wearing a polo-style top with a sandy shoreline and water behind him.
Kate is a keen photographer and in 2017 she accepted Honorary Life Membership from the Royal Photographic Society, which recognized her “talent and enthusiasm”.
Prince George will be nine on Friday and there are reports he will start at Lambbrook School in Ascot, near Windsor Castle, later this year.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are rumored to be planning a move to Berkshire to be closer to their son and the Queen’s new school.
The young royals were seen on the balcony of Buckingham Palace after the Trooping the Color ceremony as they watched the planes fly past and then sat in the royal box with their parents during the Platinum Jubilee Pageant.
George was born in the private Lindo Wing of St Mary’s Hospital, Paddington, London at 4.24pm on July 22, 2013, weighing 8lbs 6oz.
The Queen’s great-grandson, he will be the 43rd monarch since William the Conqueror obtained the crown of England if, as expected, he follows the reigns of his grandfather, the Prince of Wales, and then his father. , Guillaume.
Earlier this month, the Cambridges flew out for their family holiday accompanied by their spaniel Orla.