Monday 2 January 2017 is going to be THE busiest day of the year for the UK’s online dating industry with thousands of single people up and down the country logging on to their favourite dating sites and apps (and probably signing up to some brand spanking new ones) to take advantage of the New Year optimism that everyone feels at the beginning of the year.To give you a head-start, here are my top tips for creating and choosing the best dating profile photos.
Thanks to the bazillion dating apps and websites on the market, you can now find potential love interests based on the people you cross paths with, your social media friend network, and even your affinity for farming.
But one thing holds true across all modern matchmaking platforms—if you want to meet people, you’re gonna need some photos.
You don't need to have photos taken specifically for your profile, but hey, it's not a bad idea. If you feel fabulous in the outfits you select, you will automatically look better in the photo.
I'm going to share my hottest tips for getting great pictures whether you are working with a professional photographer or a friend. A natural, outdoor setting will add oomph to your photo. That's because 80 percent of your beauty is how you feel about yourself. Steer clear of busy patterns, which can add pounds and detract from your figure.
A profile full of selfie shots doesn't give your suitor a good idea of what you look like.
Of course, The Date Report points out, it helps if you're empirically attractive (though there's no accounting for taste), and smiling (no duck faces! You always look your best and thinnest when standing in a full-body shot.When you sign up for one of the many online dating websites, you've likely culled through your collection of photos to find the perfect ones to upload to your profile.Remember, online dating isn’t about creating a fantasy version of yourself – it’s a way to meet people with whom you can build a genuine relationship.There’s no point using photos from 20 years (or 20lbs) ago.Some dating advice for the girls – make sure make-up is subtle, or as you would normally wear it – the same applies to clothing.