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Alexi Lubomirski / Kensington Palace

The ring was designed by Prince Harry, and features a diamond from Botswana — where the couple holidayed in the summer — and two stones from his mother Princess Diana's personal collection.

A second photo shows the pair in more glamorous outfits on the steps of Frogmore House. 

Markle's glamorous gown is reportedly by Ralph and Russo.

The couple announced their engagement at the end of November.

In the shot, Harry is reportedly wearing a Burberry coat, while Markle is sporting a sweater by Victoria Beckham, with whom she is rumoured to be pals.

According to The Telegraph, Polish photographer Lubomirski said of the photos: "It was an incredible honour to be asked to document this wonderful event, but also a great privilege to be invited to share and be a witness to this young couple’s love for one another.

He added: "A huge thank you to His Royal Highness Prince Harry and Ms Markle, for allowing me to take their official engagement portraits."

The photos — which were taken by fashion photographer Alexi Lubomirski earlier this week at Frogmore House in Windsor — were tweeted by Kensington Palace on Thursday.

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have released official engagement photos — and they're incredibly romantic.

One photo, in black and white, depicts the couple in an intimate embrace. It also shows off Markle's ring.

Alexi Lubomirski / Kensington Palace

Lubomirski — who is a former assistant of renowned celebrity and fashion photographer Mario Testino, who took Prince William and Kate Middleton's engagement photos in 2010 — has done photo shoots with the likes of with Beyonce, Gwyneth Paltrow, Natalie Portman, Jennifer Lopez, Katy Perry, Sarah Jessica Parker, Jennifer Aniston, Julia Roberts, Nicole Kidman, and Scarlett Johansson, according to The Telegraph.