How To Take Your Own Killer Online Dating Photos In 4ish Steps [Even If You’re A Novice]
Online dating is difficult – especially if you have a penis.
To illustrate just how (not) hard it is, here’s a graph:
However, what’s even more difficult than messaging, is taking the right photos for the app.
Look, the primary reason 57% of male users claim they aren’t receiving enough messages is because no one wants to message the type of guy that posts photos that are:
— *bathroom selfies
— shots with you and a drugged-out animal
— group shots where you have no idea who is who
— **groups shots with women
— obscuring your face
In other words, if this photo or one akin to it is in your profile you need to read on:
Regardless of what certain dating apps want you to think (looking at you Hinge) all dating apps are superficial.
If your photos don’t look good, she ain’t swiping right.
Luckily, the remedy for a profile that isn’t getting many swipes in the right direction is simple — just take better photos.
The question is, how.
To answer that, we asked Jessica Ruscello, emlovz’s own SF-based dating photographer.
Jess has been looking at the world through the lens since she was 9. Her experience not only makes her the perfect person to snap some photos of you for your new profile revamp, but also to guide you through what it takes to take photos on your own (or with the help of a friend).
How To Take Your Own Online Dating Photos
Don’t Look Like A Creeper
Pretty obvious advice, but how do you do that?
Well according to Jess there are a few ways.