New year, new royal portrait released

Britain's Queen Elizabeth, Prince Charles, Prince William and Prince George pose for a photo to mark the start of the new decade at Buckingham Palace in London. This is only the second time such a portrait of the monarch and the next three in line to the throne has been released.

London (CNN)With the new year comes a new royal portrait.

A new portrait of Queen Elizabeth, Prince Charles, Prince William, and 6-year-old Prince George was released Friday by Buckingham Palace to mark the beginning of a new decade.
The image, taken by photographer Ranald Mackechnie, marks the second time a portrait has been issued of Elizabeth, her son the Prince of Wales, grandson the Duke of Cambridge and great-grandson George.
The picture was taken in the Throne Room at Buckingham Palace on December 18, Buckingham Palace said in a statement.
    The first portrait of the four, released in April 2016 to celebrate the Queen's 90th birthday, was later used on commemorative postage stamps issued by Royal Mail.