The Top 3 Ways to Master the Engagement Ring Instagram

Getting engaged is without question one of the most exciting times in your life. Once you've said yes, however, the fun doesn't stop there. You get to tell all your friends and family! The easiest way these days, of course, is via a social media platform like Instagram. Thanks to an insanely helpful article from Vogue, all the best advice about taking the perfect engagement ring selfie to go along with your announcement is now in one place. Our favorite bits of advice pertain to how to set up the perfect shot, so we've taken the liberty of picking our three favorite tips from the article to share more in depth with you. Be sure to click back to Vogue to check out the rest of the story and for more engagement ring photo tips. 

In the meantime, scroll on to check out these top three tricks to master your engagement ring photo, along with some great examples!

1. Prop shot

Vogue dubs this one the prop shot. They advise, "a hand draped over your fiancé's or curled around a glass of Champagne can often feel less stiff than a hand-alone picture."

2. Background shot

Another creative idea is to work in a background that hints at the engagement story. In Vogue's eyes, that might include the table at the dinner where your significant other proposed, the tray and rumpled sheets from your first engaged breakfast in bed, or even your intended in the background with your hand in the foreground.

3. Boomerang shot

"Boomerang is a clever medium for the engagement ring selfie," suggests event planner Bronson van Wyck. "The app can capture the live-action excitement and happiness of the bride and groom doing an activity they enjoy together yet indirectly showing off the jewels." He continues, "Maybe they are walking their dog, shaking up a celebratory cocktail, or making eggs in the morning, but whatever it is, the subtle flash from a new sparkler is sure to catch the viewers' eye and make them do a double take."

Which shot style is your favorite? Sound off in the comments below!

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