18 Wedding Ring Photo Ideas for Your Big Day

Wedding rings are finally getting their close-up! Get inspired by these ring photo ideas that showcase real couples' bridal bling on their wedding days

Updated 12/15/15

 PHOTO BY MELISSA MARSHALL

Your photographer's got the shots of your bridal party covered. You've made time for every wedding day portrait you need to snap with your friends and family. And of course you're planning for some tear-jerking first look photos with your soon-to-be-hubby. But what about those wedding rings? Your wedding day bling deserves its own moment in the spotlight — it's the symbol of your forever love, after all!

Wedding photography is all about the details — from capturing the happy tears in your eyes to the velvety petals of your blooming bouquet. Another one of those unforgettable big day details? Your engagement ring and wedding bands, of course! Before those bands are slipped onto your fingers as a symbol of your eternal devotion to one another, have your photographer snap a sweet shot of those diamond dazzlers where they can truly shine.

These 62 wedding ring photos are all about the sparkle, capturing that special symbol in all its glory. Whether sitting amongst your getting ready gear, nestled within your bouquet's blooms, or laying on a handwritten love note from your spouse, the wedding bling takes center stage here! These ultra-unique snapshots go way beyond just a zoomed-in pic of your golden bands. Instead, they capture not only the beauty of your new bling, but all they represent.

Wedding rings are finally getting their close-up! Click through these 62 must-take photos for some serious big day inspiration.

Photo: Capture both the symbol of your love and the words of your betrothed by placing your ring on a handwritten note from the groom.

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Show Off Together

Clane Gessel

Snuggle up to your newly-minted spouse for an arm-in-arm photo that focuses on those new rings.

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Embrace It

Larissa Cleveland

Have your photographer snap a ring-centric pic of your embrace, as you take that first wedded spin on the dance floor.

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Simple and Natural

Amy and Stuart Photography

For nature-inspired nuptials, pose those pretty rings with a bit of organic greenery.

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Boast with Your Bouquet

Elisa Bricker

While this bride's bouquet is undeniably lovely, her wedding ring still takes center stage!

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Incorporate Nature

Kara Jean Weddings

Utilize the succulent trend by adorning their crisp leaves with your wedding rings.

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Capture While Getting Ready

Shewanders

During your getting ready sesh, snap a pic of your engagement ring while wearing your silk bridal robe.

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Use Your Gown as a Backdrop

Bia Sampaio

What's a more beautiful backdrop than your bridal gown?

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Go Modern

Ashley Sawtelle

Surrounded by bridal tulle and displayed atop a glass keepsake box, this wedding ring pic is ultra-feminine.

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Incorporate the Bridal Suite

Christian Oth Studio

Pose those special bands with your bridal suite key for a reminder of the romantic times ahead.

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Save the Date

Craig Paulson

Place your wedding rings on top of today's newspaper to always remember that can't-forget date.

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Have Fun with Florals

Diana Deaver

Nestle those precious rings amongst the lush blooms of your bridal bouquet.

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Go Hand in Hand

Lindsey Gomes

You may be all wrapped up in your new hubby, but all eyes are on your rings!

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Try Sparkle on Sparkle

onelove

Get the party started (and let those rings shine!) with a handful of sequined confetti — the perfect, glittery complement to your sparkly diamonds!

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Utilize Your Surroundings

Christa Strick

For seaside nuptials, rest your bridal bling on a piece of pure white coral.

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Zoom In

Elisa Bricker

You can't go wrong with a classic close-up! Zoom in on your bridal bling with this must-have shot.

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Personalize!

Christian Oth Studio

Place your wedding rings alongside a special keepsake or family memento for a personalized pic you'll cherish for years to come.

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Capture Details

Sherri J. Photography

Capture any cultural traditions your wedding includes, like this bride who's showing off her intricate henna tattoos alongside her bridal bling.

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Go Wild

Readyluck

Go wild with natural elements like this lush, green leaf.

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