Newly engaged individuals may be able to use ink supplies to produce a physical copy of one of the most memorable moments of their life if they take advantage of a unique photography service.

Called Pap the Question, the New York-based company offers grooms-to-be images capturing the moment when they propose to their other half, the Daily Mail reports.

Its founder James Ambler explained how the idea came to him after realising he had no photographs from the day when he proposed to his own fiancee.

He said: "Weddings, christenings and other important moments are all photographed. So I thought why not engagements?"

Mr Ambler will discuss the groom's plans for the big occasion and visit the location beforehand to scout out where the best spot for taking the snaps discreetly will be.

And if they get turned down, he offers to refund 75 per cent of the fee, as well as buy the unlucky man a beer.

One famous face to have a permanent record of the moment he proposed is rock star Gene Simmons, who recently popped the question to partner Shannon Tweed on the finale of his reality TV show Gene Simmons' Family Jewels.