3. Remove Your Other Jewelry
Remember when Lauren Conrad shared an engagement ring selfie — and all anyone could talk about was the "love" ring on her middle finger? Don't make your engagement ring compete for attention. Also, other jewelry can skew how the size of your stone looks. "This goes for watches, too — a watch with a large face can make the ring appear smaller than in reality based on the mismatched proportions," according to the experts at Ritani, an online custom engagement ring designer and manufacturer.
4. Choose the Right Lighting
Soft, natural lighting will make your ring look its best, says social media consultant Michael Baggs. Did your fiancé propose at night over a candlelit dinner? Save your ring selfie for the next day. "The best light is outside on a cloudy day or after 4 p.m., when you get the benefit of natural light without the harsh shadows," said Lauren Dunne, co-founder of the luxury nail spa Varnish Lane.