The best royal moments in 2018 according to a renowned royal photographer

It's been an eventful 12 months for this famous family.

By Jess Pullar
For the British royals, 2018 will undoubtedly go down as one of their biggest years yet.
What with a new royal baby, two big royal weddings, a milestone birthday and a not-so-little pregnancy announcement, it's hard to believe so much could happen in one year.
But much like the generations of monarchies before them, the renowned family has taken it all in their stride, and the thousands of images capturing their countless engagements are case in point.
It's been a whirlwind year for the British royals, and the pictures prove it. (Image: Getty)
One rather prominent photographer who was there to see it all was Chris Jackson of Getty Images.
Chris, who has worked as a royal photographer with Getty for 13 years has build a strong relationship with the royal family, even being entrusted to capture the official images of Charles and his family for his 70th birthday celebrations.
Speaking to The Australian Women's Weekly earlier this year, Jackson said when all is said and done, the royals are just like the rest of us.
"At the end of the day they are a family. What I like to try and capture in my images are the relationships between the family members," he said.
But that's not to say the things he's seen and experienced with the royals are anything less than extraordinary.
"We've had some big years in the past, like the Jubilee year, but [2018] is another huge year," he explained.
And as we reflect on the past 12 months gone by, Chris has pin pointed to INSIDER all the royal occurrences that really stood out to him.
Take it from the royal professional himself - the following images are the very best moments straight from the House of Windsor. Sit back and pour yourself a cuppa, because there's no denying this was one helluva year.

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