So you just got engaged – congratulations! This is one of the most exciting times in your life and of course you'll want to share it with everyone around you. Whether or not you planned to share the news on social media, no doubt you're considering it now to save having to repeat the news to every friend and acquaintance in your life. What's more, your newly engaged status will cause an influx of interest towards your freshly bedazzled ring finger.
So, what better way to share the news and satisfy everyone's curiosity than by sharing a picture of that fabulous new sparkler? Read on for tips on how to share a picture of your engagement ring on social media.
1) Get creative
While a close-up of your nicely manicured hand sporting its new accessory will definitely get the message across, why not get a little bit creative? Maybe include your fiancee in the picture or find a sneaky way to include the ring in an otherwise fairly typical post.
2) Don't make it all about the ring
A sparkly ring is definitely an exciting part of getting engaged but evidently it's not the most important part. The ring represents a huge commitment and representation of love between you and your fiancee that is far more worth celebrating than the size of diamond your partner was able to afford. Consider posting a picture or video of your proposal reaction, which will surely delight your family and friends.
3) Tell your close friends and family first
Sharing a picture of your gorgeous ring is a fantastic way to let curious acquaintances and long-distance pals in on your big news. That said, it's not the most personal way to share and you may want to hold off on posting that 'gram until you've officially told the most important people in your life.
4) Choose natural lighting
Diamonds are known for their brilliance so let yours shine naturally. Putting the flash on your camera will cause your diamond to be almost unrecognisable due to the reflecting of the light. Try taking your picture outside, or near a window to achieve the most beautiful, subtly twinkling look.
4) Consider getting professional photos taken
Want something more memorable to mark the occasion than a simple ring selfie? Professional engagement photos are becoming increasingly popular and offer a personalised and adorable way to remember this special time while doubling as a way to share the news.
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