Kate Middleton and Prince William release adorable new photo from Prince Louis' christening

What a happy baby! 

Kensington Palace released the official photos from Prince Louis' July 9th christening to the public, showing the newborn prince surrounded by his family at Clarence House. In one group shot, Duchess Kate holds on to her youngest son while Princess Charlotte, 3, looks on. Prince George, who turns 5 next week, sits proudly on Prince William's lap, as Duchess Camilla, Prince Charles, Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan smile in the background. 

Another photo of the new family of 5 shows the family posing, with Duchess Kate cradling her newborn. 

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LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 09: (NO SALES) In this handout image released by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Louis pose for an Official Portrait following the christening of Prince Louis taken on the grounds of Clarence House in St James's Palace on July 9, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by PA/Matt Porteous/The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge via Getty Images) [NO USE AFTER JULY 29TH 2018. NO FEE APPLIES. OBLIGATORY BYLINE: MATT PORTEOUS/PA. FOR USE IN NEWS STORIES RELATING TO THE CHRISTENING OF PRINCE LOUIS OF CAMBRIDGE ONLY. NO USE IN CALENDARS, SOUVENIR ISSUES. NO MERHANDISING, PRINT SALES OR COMMERCIAL USE. MAGAZINE/SUPPLEMENT USE MUST BE APPROVED VIA PA AGENCY AND KENSINGTON PALACE. IMAGE MUST NOT BE CROPPED, MANIPULATED OR ALTERED IN ANY WAY. IMAGES MUST BE REMOVED FROM ANY DIGITAL ARCHIVE ON JULY 29TH 2018.] PAID COMMERCIAL IMAGE FOR PUBLICITY PURPOSES - FREE FOR EDITORIAL USE.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis, following Prince Louis's christening. 📷 by Matt Holyoak at Clarence House.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge with Members of @TheRoyalFamily. This photograph was taken by Matt Holyoak in the Morning Room at Clarence House, following Prince Louis's baptism in the Chapel Royal, St. James’s Palace.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have released four official photographs to mark the christening of Prince Louis on Monday 9th July. The photographs were taken by Matt Holyoak at Clarence House, following Prince Louis's baptism in the Chapel Royal, St. James’s Palace.
The Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Louis in the garden at Clarence House, following Prince Louis's christening. 📷 by Matt Holyoak.
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And on Monday, we were graced with yet another photo from the shoot, this time a solo shot of mom and the prince. It's the first real picture we've gotten of Prince Louis, who was born in late April. The more candid photo shows Kate hugging a grinning Prince Louis.

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The sweet family shots were taken by photographer Matt Holyoak in the Morning Room at Clarence House following the ceremony at The Royal Chapel at St. James' Palace. For more photos from the big day, scroll through below. 

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LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 09: Princess Charlotte and Prince George hold the hands of their father, Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, as they arrive at the Chapel Royal, St James's Palace, London for the christening of their brother, Prince Louis, who is being carried by their mother, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge on July 09, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Dominic Lipinski - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge with their children Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis after Prince Louis's christening at the Chapel Royal, St James's Palace, London.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge with their children Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis after Prince Louis's christening at the Chapel Royal, St James's Palace, London.
The Duke of Cambridge with Prince George and Princess Charlotte after Prince Louis's christening at the Chapel Royal, St James's Palace, London.
Britain's Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, carries Prince Louis as they arrive for his christening service at the Chapel Royal, St James's Palace, London, Britain, July 9, 2018. Dominic Lipinski/Pool via REUTERS
Britain's Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, carries Prince Louis as they arrive for his christening service at the Chapel Royal, St James's Palace, London, Britain, July 9, 2018. Dominic Lipinski/Pool via REUTERS
Britain's Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, carries Prince Louis as they arrive for his christening service at the Chapel Royal, St James's Palace, London, Britain, July 9, 2018. Dominic Lipinski/Pool via REUTERS
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 09: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge carries Prince Louis as they arrive for his christening service at St James's Palace on July 09, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Dominic Lipinski - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex depart after attending the christening of Prince Louis at the Chapel Royal, St James's Palace, London.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge with their children Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis after Prince Louis's christening at the Chapel Royal, St James's Palace, London.
Pippa Middleton and her husband James Matthews arriving for the christening of Prince Louis, the youngest son of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at the Chapel Royal, St James's Palace, London.
The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall arriving for the christening of Prince Louis, the youngest son of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at the Chapel Royal, St James's Palace, London.
Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, leave the chapel after the christening of Prince Louis at the Chapel Royal, St James's Palace, London, Britain, July 9, 2018. Dominic Lipinski/Pool via REUTERS
James Matthews arrives for the christening of Prince Louis, the youngest son of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at the Chapel Royal, St James's Palace, London, Britain, July 9, 2018. Dominic Lipinski/Pool via REUTERS
Pippa Middleton and her husband James Matthews, arrive for the christening of Prince Louis, the youngest son of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at the Chapel Royal, St James's Palace, London, Britain, July 9, 2018. Dominic Lipinski/Pool via REUTERS
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