If you’re not certain in which pictures you look most attractive to others, I can whole-heatedly recommend using photofeeler to find out.
(No, they’re not paying me to say that.) Your first and last picture are the most important ones, and you should choose the two in which you’re generally considered most attractive.
Real talk: I’m not here to tell you how to get “the best dating profile photo ever.” You already know you’d look awesome standing on the edge of a mountain. I could give you tips for taking an off-the-charts picture, but they’d be complicated and hard. For a moment, think of your picture like a movie scene. Everything visible in the shot was placed there with purpose, to help create a feeling.
They would involve other people and/or putting yourself in a vulnerable situation. You’d end up snapping a selfie in your bathroom mirror like everyone else. The scene you are creating is this: you were hanging out at your place with at least one other person, and they took a photo of you being good-looking and normal.
Have some selfie respect.'The new research by dating site Zoosk comes to the conclusion that while honesty really is the best policy for men, it's not such a good idea for women to talk about exes and children.
They should wait to divulge details later.'I prefer it when women wait a bit before revealing too much about their past relationships or children and let us get to know them as an individual first,' says Chris Hines, who met his girlfriend on Plenty Of Fish.'In the end it’s about you as a couple and if you find out that you're suited then the other person will probably be more accepting of the rest.
Dale Koppel: Listen to your intuition and your gut on that one. You’ve mentioned before the biggest and most typical online dating mistakes that you see people make, both men and women. Is there anything that you keep coming across both professionally and personally in terms of mistakes that people can avoid and mitigate? That better not be the person I saw in the photograph.” The biggest honesty thing is to use recent and accurate photos. I think there are certain checks and balances now that have been put in place because of the popularity of Facebook. I certainly didn’t like photos of men with their children. As a former practicing lawyer who also holds a graduate degree in philosophy, Jasbina can relate first-hand to the demands and challenges facing her accomplished clients.
_____ Julie Spira I think that women shouldn’t chase men over and over again. A number of times, I met men who did not look at all like their photographs. I think Julie alluded to the cut-off body on the side or an arm hanging over. I tell people that you really should have a minimum of two photos. Dale Koppel I think three to five photos is really good.
'I'd much rather see a picture of a nice smiling guy on a night out with friends or on holiday than one who has clearly spent too much time in front of a mirror in his bedroom. I think the worst thing is when you see someone coming towards you and you think, “Oh my goodness. This is because of the popularity of the social networking sites. Although, I hear women say, “That says that the guy is really caring.” I didn’t like that. Dale Koppel & Julie Spira Listen to the entire interview on i Tunes _____ The uniqueness of Intersections Match comes from the life experiences of its Founder, Jasbina Ahluwalia. If the recent Facebook photos, from a birthday party or an event, don’t match up to the online dating profiles, someone can figure it out pretty quickly. No matter what your body type is, I think it’s very important. If I saw a man holding a dog, I wouldn’t be that interested in him. Someone might say, “I’m interested in photography.” Then he thinks that he should put up ten of the photographs that he’s taken on a trip but doesn’t have him in it. The entire interview transcript is at: Julie Spira – Dale Koppel Interview – Insights In Online Dating Listen to the entire interview on: Intersections Match Talk Radio – Jasbina’s Lifestyle Show Listen to the entire interview on Blog Talk Radio: Navigating Online Dating: Discussion with Dr.Women who are more forward, using phrases like dinner, drinks or lunch in the first message get 73 per cent more replies, while men should play it cooler.Nothing makes more of an impact on your dating profile than your main image.
Tinder, for example, allows you to display up to six pictures on your profile.