Danish Crown Prince Frederic and his wife Crown Princess Mary
Danish Crown Prince Frederic and his wife Crown Princess Mary Elizabeth arrive on the red carpet for the Bambi 2014 media awards ceremony in Berlin November 13, 2014. The annual Bambi awards honours celebrities from the world of entertainment, literature, sports and politics. Reuters/Hannibal Hanschke

Crown Princess Mary of Denmark went behind the lens and captured pictures of her five-year-old twins. The royal palace released portraits of the two kids Prince Vincent and Princess Josephine on Friday. The portraits were released on the occasion of the twins’ fifth birthday on Friday.

The pictures were taken while the family was vacationing in the Danish royal’s Australian homeland in December. The new portraits diverge from the sweet black-and-white snap the palace released last year on the twins’ birthday, which was taken by a professional photographer, People reports. The Australian-born princess took official pictures of her twins on the occasion of their second birthday.

It is a tradition followed by the Danish royals every year for their twins’ birthday.

Three photos of the twins have been released by the Danish royal family to celebrate the children's birthdays. The holiday snaps were released on Twitter Sunday. It shows Josephine and Vincent cuddling up to a koala, taken in Australia, 9News.com.au reports.

The little royals reportedly celebrated their birthday in the privacy of their home, as they have done in previous years. Mary, Frederik and their four children celebrated the occasion along with their extended family. The crown prince’s parents Queen Margrethe II and Prince Henrik, the Prince Consort, and Frederik’s younger brother Prince Joachim and his family joined them.

Vincent and Josephine, the youngest of the children of the royal couple of Denmark have melted hearts of fans everywhere. Josephine is only 26 minutes younger than her brother. The royal twins of Denmark have become the stars of the show during family photoshoots and holidays.

The young scene-stealers have been pictured giggling away and bonding with their older siblings Prince Christian, 10, and eight-year-old Princess Isabella. In 2011, Crown Prince Frederik described his new arrivals as “miracles times two.”

Meanwhile, in a mishap Prince Christian was saved from drowning in the sea on the Gold Coast. The family-of-six spent their Christmas holidays in Australia, where they went for the first time since 2011. They visited the 43-year-old princess’ family and friends in the country and also spend time off at the Gold Coast.