Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II taking a picture at the

Royal Photographer: Her Majesty Behind the Camera

Say "cheese" for the Queen!

Ever since her father King George XI gave her a box Brownie camera, Queen Elizabeth II has loved taking photos. From chronicling family memories to her many trips abroad, Her Majesty, it's clear, has a passion for capturing the moment.

Here, a look at the many times the Queen was the ultimate royal photographer.

SHADOW PLAY Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images SHADOW PLAY The Queen snaps pics from a shady vantage point, 1950. DEPTH OF FIELD Ray Bellisario/Popperfoto/Popperfoto/Getty Images DEPTH OF FIELD Capturing a horse show, 1973. WHITE BALANCE Hulton Archive/Getty Images WHITE BALANCE Filming the arrival of the HMS Black Prince escort ship during her coronation world tour while husband Prince Philip looks on, 1953.

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BEGINNER'S GUIDE Lisa Sheridan/Getty Images BEGINNER'S GUIDE The Queen shows a young Prince Charles how to take a picture of his sister, Princess Anne, 1952. I SEE YOU Lichfield/Lichfield/Getty Images I SEE YOU Filming on board the HMY Britannia, 1972. FOCUSED Mirrorpix/Mirrorpix via Getty Images FOCUSED Blending in with the crowd at the Badminton Horse Trials – Rolleiflex camera in hand, 1965. PICS OR IT DIDN'T HAPPEN Anwar Hussein/Getty Images PICS OR IT DIDN'T HAPPEN Taking in her trip to Muscat, Oman, while Sultan Qaboos look on, 1979. INCOGNITO Keystone/Getty Images INCOGNITO Finding the right angle at the Badminton Horse Trials, 1965. STRONG STANCE Tim Graham/Tim Graham/Getty Images STRONG STANCE With Prince Phillip, again at the Badminton Horse Trials, 1973. SERIOUS SNAPS David Levenson/Getty Images SERIOUS SNAPS Capturing husband Prince Phillip (who was competing at the Windsor Horse Show) with a Leica camera, 1982. PHOTO PIT Rolls Press/Popperfoto/Popperfoto/Getty Images PHOTO PIT Getting a shot of Princess Anne riding in the Burghley Horse Trials, 1971. WHITE GLOVE TREATMENT Tim Graham/Tim Graham/Getty Images WHITE GLOVE TREATMENT On a visit to Tuvalu, 1982. OFFICIAL GEAR Anwar Hussein/Getty Images OFFICIAL GEAR Bundled up at the Royal Windsor Horse Show, 1990. POINT AND SHOOT Ken Goff/The LIFE Images Collection/Getty Images POINT AND SHOOT Keeping her distance, 2000. STABILIZER Tim Graham/Tim Graham/Getty Images STABILIZER Getting a steady shot with a little help from her Range Rover at the Royal Windsor Horse Show, 2000. ROYAL PHOTOGRAPHER Tim Graham/Tim Graham/Getty Images ROYAL PHOTOGRAPHER Another horse show, 1995.

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