King Charles III has continued with royal duties north of the border following his ascension to the throne last month - with a reception for a top Australian official at Balmoral Castle.
The monarch, who is just under a month into his reign, welcomed Linda Dessau to Balmoral Castle in Aberdeenshire, Aberdeen Live reports.
Ms Dessau is the governor of the Australian state of Victoria and met with the King - who is also the head of state for the Antipodean nation - on Wednesday morning.
Charles wore a grey suit with a burgundy patterned tie and pocket handkerchief. He smiled, standing with his hands behind his back, as he posed for photographs with Ms Dessau in the library at Balmoral on Wednesday morning.Read more on dailyrecord.co.uk