While you might not care that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex (who are about to lose their royal titles) just announced that their second child is on the way, the back story on the photo itself is interesting. That’s because Harry and Meghan’s pregnancy photo was taken by professional photographer Misan Harriman on an iPad while he was in London—5,500 miles away from his subjects in Santa Barbara, California.

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Rather than hire a local photographer to do an in-person shoot during the COVID-19 pandemic, the royal couple enlisted the help of their friend Harriman, founder of What We See and known for his work in covering the Black Lives Matter protests in 2020. The black-and-white image of Meghan lying under a tree with her head on her husband’s lap as her hand rests on her baby bump includes beautiful lighting, an intimate feel and relaxed posing. In his Instagram and Twitter…

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