Profile Tips and Tricks
One thing men get very concerned about is setting up their dating service profile picture. It doesn’t have to be difficult, and it doesn’t have to be the kind of thing that stresses you out.
Taking a good picture is simple.
The first thing to remember is to put yourself in the best light when you photograph yourself. You want to get yourself in a good light literally, and not face directly towards the camera. This will help you avoid the whole “mug shot” phenomenon that no one enjoys.
Don’t stick with a plain background, either. You want to make sure you’re looking interesting and worldly, not some boring guy who hangs out in front of blank walls.
Take a picture of you doing something.
Your dating service profile picture should be a reflection of who you are. It doesn’t need to show every pore on your face, but it should show something about the man you really are.
A picture of you with something that means something to you does a world more good than you in front of a plain background. Getting a picture of you in front of somewhere you enjoyed while traveling, or astride a new bike with the caption “Just paid this off!” makes for a much better picture.
You want your online dating profile picture to do some of the work for you. You don’t want to have to make up ground from it.
Here are some general dating profile picture tips:
Avoid green light—this makes you look older than you actually are, and is associated with evil and villains.
Avoid nudity in your pictures. Trust us, if a woman wants to see “the goods,” she’ll ask.
Add captions to your photos. Keep them short and concise.
Don’t put up photos of you with other girls, even if they’re friends or family. Most women won’t take the time to read before assuming it’s your past or current girlfriend, or that you’re the kind of guy who’s totally hung up on his ex.
Avoid too many shots with your buddies.
Avoid putting up photos of yourself partying.