Meaghan Kirby
November 18, 2016 8:45 am
Twitter / @elainavecchio

Anyone who has ever posted a photo to their Instagram knows the intense process behind getting that perfect pic. For every Instagram photo there are hundreds of rejected photos of a forced smile or awkward movement. This past week, Twitter user Elaina Vecchio shared the most amazing Instagram fail to her Twitter account: Vacchio and her boyfriend fell into a fountain trying to get the perfect shot.

Elaina and her boyfriend, Nino, dressed up for a formal occasion, were taking pictures in front of a fountain, when they decided to sit on the fountain edge to snap a perfect photo. Unfortunately, things did not go according to plan.

Check out Elaina’s tweet below:

Of the many things we love about this, we especially appreciate how the photographer was able to capture the three most important elements of narrative:

1. Elaina and Nino are having a great time taking pictures but think they should take on on the edge of the fountain because it would look romantic.

Twitter / @elainavecchio

2. The couple gets the sense that something isn’t right. The photographer,  following orders to take as many cute pics as possible, keeps taking photos.

Twitter / @elainavecchio

3. And then, Elaina and Nino end up in the fountain.

Twitter / @elainavecchio

Elaina and Nino’s friends kept snapping the hilarious event, giving us their immediate reactions. We give them a lot of credit for being good sports about the fail, especially because we know how long it takes to get ready for a formal occasion.

We don’t often see the pics that humanize the couples behind #Relationshipgoals so we love that Elaina shared these pics with the world.

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