Who is Paolo Roversi, the photographer behind Kate's 40th's portraits

The man behind the camera: How the Duchess of Cambridge declined the offer of an official painting and turned to iconic fashion photographer Paolo Roversi, 74, to help mark her 40th birthday in VERY glamorous style

  • Paris-based Italian photographer Paolo Roversi took new Kate Middleton photos
  • Three images were taken at Kew Gardens with the Duchess wearing dresses from Alexander McQueen Creative Director Sarah Burton
  • で 74, Roversi’s widely lauded as one of the world’s best fashion photographers, working for publications including Vanity Fair, 流行, W and Interview
  • He has also worked with designers like Valentino, Saint Laurent, Dior and Cerruti
  • Has photographed everyone from Emma Watson to Rihanna and Kate Moss