The Royal Forums Coat of Arms

Go Back   The Royal Forums > Reigning Houses > British Royals > The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Family

Join The Royal Forums Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
  #241  
Old 08-20-2013, 08:35 PM
Argie's Avatar
Aristocracy
 
Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: Chatham, Canada
Posts: 250
Quote:
Originally Posted by ModernDayJackieO View Post
Good Lord!!


Yep, I think it's time for new pics. Nice and official, if possible. Big group setting.
__________________

__________________
"I grew up in Europe, where History comes from." - Eddie Izzard.
Reply With Quote
  #242  
Old 08-20-2013, 08:43 PM
ghost_night554's Avatar
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Vancouver, Canada
Posts: 3,782
Dear god I can't believe we're arguing/disagreeing about what she has or hasn't given up. Gimme a break people! I sometimes feel Catherine can't do anything right in some people's eyes.
__________________

__________________
Reply With Quote
  #243  
Old 08-20-2013, 08:50 PM
Nobility
 
Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: bedford, United States
Posts: 425
She is a magnetic public figure. People are going to discuss, argue and critique everything about her and as long as it is respectful and intelligent, nothing wrong with that IMO.
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #244  
Old 08-20-2013, 08:57 PM
Courtier
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Washington, United States
Posts: 690
I wasn't arguing. I thought I was making a joke. I guess it wasn't very funny.
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #245  
Old 08-20-2013, 09:04 PM
Duchess of Durham's Avatar
Courtier
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Durham, United States
Posts: 537
Quote:
Originally Posted by US Royal Watcher View Post
I wasn't arguing. I thought I was making a joke. I guess it wasn't very funny.
Do you mean the post about what a mother will give up? I chuckled.
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #246  
Old 08-20-2013, 09:05 PM
Nobility
 
Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: bedford, United States
Posts: 425
This thread needs a little humor.
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #247  
Old 08-20-2013, 09:05 PM
Ish's Avatar
Ish Ish is online now
Royal Highness
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Vancouver, Canada
Posts: 1,841
Quote:
Originally Posted by US Royal Watcher View Post
I wasn't arguing. I thought I was making a joke. I guess it wasn't very funny.
I enjoyed your joke.
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #248  
Old 08-20-2013, 09:10 PM
Frelinghighness's Avatar
Heir Presumptive
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: New England, United States
Posts: 2,326
Quote:
Originally Posted by US Royal Watcher View Post
I wasn't arguing. I thought I was making a joke. I guess it wasn't very funny.
I got it. You were trying to be empathetic, not factual. Making the point that mothers are tossed into a whirlwind, and , of course, give up everything.
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #249  
Old 08-20-2013, 09:15 PM
Courtier
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Washington, United States
Posts: 690
I know that almost everyone on the board got it (Ish and British Royalist made it even funnier), but there are a few posters who seem to take this discussion very seriously. We all wish William and Catherine well. Let's just have some fun.
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #250  
Old 08-20-2013, 11:14 PM
XeniaCasaraghi's Avatar
Heir Presumptive
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: 1729 Noneofyourbusiness Drive, United States
Posts: 2,161
Quote:
Originally Posted by cepe View Post

William looks photoshopped - smoothed over as if he's made of plastic or wrapped in cling film. Same look Testino gave him in the engagement photos. Just horrible - he's better looking than that!
No he's not actually
__________________
Princess Grace, April 19, 1956
Princess Margaret Rose, May 6, 1960
Crown Princess Mette-Marit, August 25, 2001
Jaqueline Bouvier Kennedy, September 12, 1953
Reply With Quote
  #251  
Old 08-20-2013, 11:20 PM
Princejohnny25's Avatar
Heir Presumptive
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: , Antarctica
Posts: 2,033
Prince George: First Official Photos Released 22 August 2013

Oh gosh, what horrible photos. Surely Mr. Middleton would have leanred how to take a decent photo at his age by now. However, I do find the natural setting refreshing. Kate is glowing, the baby looks a delightful bundled creature, and William and Lupo are gorgeous. Princess Mary does a bunch of her own official photos of her family and they all come out gorgeous. Hopefully they will have professional photos for the christening when the baby looks a bit more human. There such strange creatures their first few months.
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #252  
Old 08-20-2013, 11:38 PM
Andolini's Avatar
Courtier
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Seattle, United States
Posts: 750
Quote:
Originally Posted by Princejohnny25 View Post
Oh gosh, what horrible photos. Surely Mr. Middleton would have leanred how to take a decent photo at his age by now. However, I do find the natural setting refreshing. Kate is glowing, the baby looks a delightful bundled creature, and William and Lupo are gorgeous. Princess Mary does a bunch of her own official photos of her family and they all come out gorgeous. Hopefully they will have professional photos for the christening when the baby looks a bit more human. There such strange creatures their first few months.
The baby is human. Maybe the tot looks like a mini Winston Churchill at this point, but I am pretty sure the guy was human LOL
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #253  
Old 08-20-2013, 11:42 PM
Newbie
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: Toronto, Canada
Posts: 1
I think it was lovely of William and Catherine to release these photos. No, they aren't professional quality (those will come at the Christening) . I think it's wonderful of them to share their familiy photos (which is not usually done). To my knowledge, most of the photos of the royal babies are released when the babies are a bit older and we rarely see family photos (I recently saw Charles' tribute for the jubliee with him viewing old family movies which were never shown to the public before.)

Overall, I think it was a very sweet gesture (and something they didn't have to do but choose to share with the public). They both look so happy (as does Lupo :) ). George looks cute although very much like newborn babies I've known at this age (none of my photos of my own children at this age had their eyes open either.)
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #254  
Old 08-21-2013, 12:04 AM
Tiggersk8's Avatar
Serene Highness
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Evansville, Canada
Posts: 1,088
Quote:
Originally Posted by ghost_night554 View Post
Dear god I can't believe we're arguing/disagreeing about what she has or hasn't given up. Gimme a break people! I sometimes feel Catherine can't do anything right in some people's eyes.
No kidding!!
__________________
Recycle Life ~ Be An Organ Donor!!
Recieved my Kidney Transplant on December 10th, 1993 and will be forever grateful to the family of my donor for the greatest earliest Christmas Present I've ever been given
Reply With Quote
  #255  
Old 08-21-2013, 09:07 AM
Duke of Marmalade's Avatar
Majesty
TRF Author
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Posts: 8,062
The royal baby pictures show privilege trying, and failing, to look normal
The royal baby pictures show privilege trying, and failing, to look normal | Jonathan Jones | Comment is free | theguardian.com

The trouble with the new royalism is that it is far more dishonest than the old royalism. This picture, with its amateur touches, gives that away.
And for all its attempts to look natural, it is posed: for the royal family is not middle class. The royal couple playing at "normal" parenthood is no more authentic than Marie Antoinette dressed as a shepherdess. The interesting question is why is such obvious fiction taken seriously by so many?
Agree 100%
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #256  
Old 08-21-2013, 09:30 AM
Courtier
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Ipswich, United Kingdom
Posts: 587
Quote:
Originally Posted by Duke of Marmalade View Post
The royal baby pictures show privilege trying, and failing, to look normal
The royal baby pictures show privilege trying, and failing, to look normal | Jonathan Jones | Comment is free | theguardian.com

The trouble with the new royalism is that it is far more dishonest than the old royalism. This picture, with its amateur touches, gives that away.
And for all its attempts to look natural, it is posed: for the royal family is not middle class. The royal couple playing at "normal" parenthood is no more authentic than Marie Antoinette dressed as a shepherdess. The interesting question is why is such obvious fiction taken seriously by so many?
Agree 100%
Absolute crap
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #257  
Old 08-21-2013, 09:36 AM
Marty91charmed's Avatar
Courtier
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: San Bellino, Italy
Posts: 543
George seems to be ginger haired:-)
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #258  
Old 08-21-2013, 10:13 AM
Dman's Avatar
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Midwest, United States
Posts: 5,628
That Guardian article was a bunch of crapola.
__________________
"The truth, I think, is always fair even if it hurts. But misrepresentation, is to me, injustice. It isn't fair, so therefore it is not digestible."

The Honourable Frances Shand Kydd
Reply With Quote
  #259  
Old 08-21-2013, 10:41 AM
Kotroman's Avatar
Nobility
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: -, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Posts: 458
Why disagree without any explanation or argument? It makes perfect sense. Many here fancifully believe that "Will and Kate" behave just like a "normal" middle-class family, which is simply naive. Everything in that paragraph is true.
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #260  
Old 08-21-2013, 10:58 AM
Serene Highness
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Los Alamos, United States
Posts: 1,008
I think Catherine's hair is always styled.
when I gave birth I'd just had my hair styled, did not expect to have induction that night. I was immobile for the entire ten hours of labor (unconscious). Someone took a pic of me in the ward, lying in bed, with my hair perfectly styled after the baby was born. I lost that pic long ago in a fire, but it was amazing how "styled" I looked because I must have never sweated or pulled my hair during labor. Just perfectly styled. After that I adopted a simpler look, as that too-styled lady was not me.
But Catherine's perfect hair IS her.
__________________

__________________
Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off





Additional Links
Popular Tags
abdication birth birthday bourbon-parma camilla charlene chris o'neill crown prince frederik crown prince haakon crown princess letizia crown princess mary crown princess mette-marit crown princess victoria danish royals engagement fashion genealogy grand duchess maria teresa grand duke henri habsburg hereditary grand duchess stéphanie hereditary grand duke guillaume hohenzollern infanta elena jordans king king abdullah king abdullah ii king albert ii king carl xvi gustav king juan carlos king philippe king willem-alexander palace picture thread pom pregnancy prince albert prince albert ii prince constantijn prince felipe prince felix prince frederik prince henrik prince joachim princess princess alexia (2005 -) princess ariane princess beatrix princess catharina-amalia princess charlene princess haya princess laurentien princess letizia princess mabel princess madeleine princess marie princess mary princess maxima queen mathilde queen maxima queen paola queen rania queen silvia queen sofia royal russia state visit wedding willem-alexander william


Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

RV & Travel Trailer Communities

Our RV & Travel Trailer sites encompasses virtually all types of Recreational Vehicles, from brand-specific to general RV communities.

» More about our RV Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities


Copyright 2002-2012 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:54 PM.

Social Knowledge Networks

eXTReMe Tracker
Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2014
Jelsoft Enterprises

Royal News Delivered to your Email!

You can get the latest Royal News right in your inbox.

unsusbcribe at anytime with one click

Close [X]