See Camilla's New Birthday Portrait - by One of Princess Diana's Favorite Photographers

Prince Charles and guests

Prince Charles and guests

"The Camilla question is a little different however, because technically, as Prince Charles" wife, she is also the "Princess of Wales".

CAMILLA was a picture of youth in this 70th birthday picture by Princess Diana's favourite snapper.

To mark the occasion, Prince Charles threw Camilla a party with 250 family and friends at the couple's Gloucestershire residence, Highgrove House.

The photograph, taken in May, shows Charles and Camilla in the morning room of their London home, Clarence House.

Fast forward 12 years and things are looking significantly up, with 39 percent of the public wanting her to take that title.

In fact, she has been doing a lot of merry-making of late: Last week birthday wishes were displayed on a red London bus as she hosted a party for schoolchildren to promote a literacy campaign.

The party was put on for the charities she supports - and you also could spot the odd celebrity or two.

Both dressed in blue, Camilla wore a dress coat with white embroidery, Charles, 68, matched with a suit, shirt and tie. He had first captured the couple in 2006 for their first marriage anniversary, during an assignment for Vogue.

"In a statement, the latter said that he was very " honored " to have immortalized the couple " for this very important date ", that is to say, the 70th birthday of the Duchess of Cornwall.

Testino paid tribute to the Duchess, who celebrates her 70th birthday today, as a "beautiful person". Although these were not shot as official birthday portraits Their Royal Highnesses liked them very much and felt it would be nice to share one of them to mark the day'.

Her step-sons Princes William and Harry attended along with her own children Tom Parker Bowles and Laura Lopes.

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