There are countless online dating profiles where the primary photo is appealing, but when you click to see more photos of the person, the only shots they have are a really close crop of their face (perhaps cutting an ex out of the photo), or out of focus headshots of them with sunglasses on.
It’s not that people require someone to have the body of a supermodel; it’s just nice to know what the whole person actually looks like! As an online dating profile photographer, many clients come to me because they have been unable to get a good shot themselves. It’s not always so easy to take a great photo that shows your figure, that doesn’t look too staged, and is still flattering.
What makes the best online dating profiles work?
The best online dating profiles show the real person that you are. I’m not recommending a shot in your bathing suit. Online dating photos don’t have to be provocative or revealing, I’m just talking about a photo or two that shows what you look like from the neck down.
A tasteful body shot on your online dating profile can help you to:
My top full body photo tips:
Simple things make a big difference. These tips will help improve your appearance and general posture so your full body shot looks natural and flatters your best features.
**And remember, everyone is looking for something different. Don’t be ashamed if your body isn’t ‘perfect’. Having a realistic photo that shows your proportions will attract people who are really interested in you. No surprises. No disappointments.