Duchess Catherine brought this beloved possession along with her on tour

She was spotted carrying it during day three of the Cambridges’ official visit to Pakistan.
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The Duchess of Cambridge’s talents behind the camera are well-known and well documented, with Kensington Palace often sharing beautiful images she’s snapped of her three children Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis.

And it seems the 37-year-old was also eager to document her time in Pakistan, after being spotted with camera in-hand during her and Prince William’s third day in the South Asian country.

Duchess Kate was spotted with her beloved camera in-hand. (Image: Getty)

Wrapping up the day at a Kalash village in Chitral, northern Pakistan, the royal mum-of-three was spotted wearing traditional headwear and carrying her beloved camera.

William and Kate met with the local Kalash community – the Kalasha are one of Pakistan’s smallest ethnoreligious groups – where they learned about their unique heritage and traditions and joined children and young people from the village to learn how the Kalash coexist alongside the other communities in the region.

Kate follows in the footsteps of Queen Elizabeth, who was also known to bring her camera along on royal tours.

In fact just this year the Queen passed on the role of patron for Royal Photographic Society onto Kate, after holding the position for more than 65 years!

During their third day on tour William and Kate also took a trip to the Chiatibo Glacier in Broghil National Park.

During the couple’s visit to the stunning glacier, Prince William’s background in geography, he majored in geography during his time at the University of St Andrews, was mentioned, Hello! reports.

“Dr Warren my geography teacher would be well impressed that I’m back at a glacier after all these years,” William quipped.

To which Kate replied: “I’ve been very impressed with William’s geography.”

The melting glacier, caused by the effects of climate change and global warming have profoundly impacted the surrounding communities, in particular, causing a devastating floor in 2015, which destroyed homes, crops and killed animals.

Speaking of the need for urgent climate action William said communities vulnerable to change needed “more education, more awareness and political action.”

He said the young are starting to get engaged in it, adding constructive conversation around climate change was needed.

Following their visit to the glacier, they took a trip to one of the villages affected by the flash flooding four years ago, where they heard first-hand from the locals about how they were affected and how they’ve had to adapt their ways of life in response to the flooding and challenges posed by climate change.

The couple also saw drills conducted by volunteers from the local Emergency Response and Search & Rescue teams, which through community education and early warning work, were instrumental in preventing loss of life in 2015.

William and Kate met with the local community to hear how they were coping and adapting to the effects of climate change. (Image: Getty)

Ahead of their visit to Pakistan, Kensington Palace said the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge hoped to “shine light on the very real consequences of global warming and its devastating effects on our planet.”

The royal couple is also keen to focus on the importance of quality education and highlighting how girls and women benefit from pursuing higher education and professional careers, yesterday visiting the Islamabad Model College for Girls, and an environmental and wildlife education programme at Margalla Hills National Park.

William and Kate joined local school children yesterday to see the programme run by the national park to help educate children on the environment and conservation. (Image: Getty)

The couple then wrapped up their first full day in Pakistan at a special reception at the iconic Pakistan Monument, arriving by tuk-tuk, with Prince William stealing the show in a traditional teal sherwani by Naushemian.

The couple are currently halfway through their royal tour of Pakistan – they wrap up on October 18th – which has been described by the Palace as the couple’s “most complex” tour to date.

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