A body language expert has given her take on Harry and Meghan's "sexy and flirty" official wedding photographs.

The couple have today released striking shots captured by Alexi Lubomirski showing them among their family members in Windsor Castle.

Taken shortly after their poignant ceremony, the couple and the monarch beam for the camera, with Harry flanked by his proud father and his new wife beside her delighted mother, according to the Daily Mail.

Body language expert Judi James told MailOnline the pictures demonstrate not only the pair's adoration for one another, but William's status in the family, Meghan's close bond with her beloved mother and the Queen's "delight".

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The most striking image shows Meghan sitting between Harry's legs on the east terrace of Windsor Castle as the prince smiles at the camera.

An official wedding photo of Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, on the East Terrace of Windsor Castle. Photo / AP
An official wedding photo of Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, on the East Terrace of Windsor Castle. Photo / AP

James said: "The black and white shot is pure Hollywood romance, and very much like the engagement shot.

"It is very sexy and flirty, she is sitting between his legs on the step below him. They clearly adore one another and it looks like a luxury perfume advert.

"It is perfect and the most romantic wedding shot we've ever seen.

"It definitely sets the tone for them to be going on to do their work around the world. They are a Hollywood A-list couple and this picture puts them in that league."

Body language expert Robin Kermode also told MailOnline: '"This is the Harry we know and love. Open smile, shoulders with his head tilted to one side and his left arm gently on Meghan's arm.

"This is a picture of complete relaxation and genuine happiness. Once again Meghan looks relaxed calm and deliriously happy.

"Both of them calm, relaxed and genuinely happy.

"Her wrists are relaxed - always a sign of complete calm. Also we should remember how much pressure they have been under during the day and this is a photograph of genuine relaxation and happiness at the end of a very public day.

"Once again a very private moment."

The formal family wedding shot featuring the Queen also features the bride's mother Doria Ragland, 62, standing proudly next to her daughter.

A family portrait featuring Prince Harry's family and Meghan's mother Doria Ragland. Photo / AP
A family portrait featuring Prince Harry's family and Meghan's mother Doria Ragland. Photo / AP

James told MailOnline the pair represent a departure from tradition and a royal revolution, the group shots nonetheless have a distinctly traditional feel.

James said they represented a certain formality that may have been in keeping with the Queen's wishes.

She said: "I was actually quite surprised because we have just watched a wedding that was very different - everything about it was informal, producing some change in the formality and the proceedings of the royal family.

"But these two group pictures are very traditional, more so than some of the previous more jokey ones we've seen with Kate and William and Charles and Diana, where they had light hearted and spontaneous shots.

"We've got Meghan and Harry almost standing to attention in one shot.

"Harry is however throwing a big grin and while everyone else has got beautiful and natural congruent smiles, they remain in the realm of formality."

But James did note the evident bond between mother and daughter.

She said: "Meghan's torso is turned towards her mother who is very close to her in the picture. They are a close double act, which is so good to see.

"A lot of people were very worried her mother was sitting alone and isolated in the service so it is very tangible that her mother is important here.

"William is towering above everyone else and is very dominant and though Charles is due to take over, he has an endearing sheepish grin on his face and William seems to have a higher level of status.

"It is great to see the Queen and Philip grinning. She didn't smile much during the service, and she doesn't smile in church but you can see the delight on her face.

"Despite his recent operation, Phil has just adopted a dashing, manly pose which is really good to see.'"

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle with their six flowergirls and four pageboys. Photo / AP
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle with their six flowergirls and four pageboys. Photo / AP

The final image shows Prince George and Princess Charlotte grinning cheekily with the other bridesmaids and page boys surrounding the happy couple.

James added: "In the other shot with the children, I am surprised that Meghan is at her husband's feet very quickly after she walked in to the church by herself. She's down at the feet of the man she loves, though it is slightly submissive.

"He is looking slightly Victorian and with the groom behind her we've gone back in history a bit.

"But he is sporting the naughtiest grin – he looks like one of the page boys, which balances that.

"Here, the children have stolen the scene just as they did at the wedding."

Kermode added: "Meghan and her mother are looking very much in sync, both calm and serene.

"One can cannot overestimate the grace with which Meghan's mother has been over the last two days. Her body language is calm and confident at all times.

"Harry once again beaming here a genuine smile. The Queen looks genuinely happy and relaxed as do Charles, Camilla and Philip."

Robin Kermode is a body language expert and founder of communication consultancy, Zone2.co.uk, and author of the best selling book, Speak So Your Audience Will Listen.