Dating site tips for guys
Throw in a picture of you dressed nicely at a rooftop bar. If you’re lucky enough to be a guy in his early 20s, good news – you can skip the suit shot – it might actually hurt your chances by making you seem too serious or even uptight.
Remember, this is all about letting her imagine a lifestyle. But avoid the cliché pictures of you rocking a rented tux at a wedding. You want to convey that you look this good all the time, and can provide her all the finer things in life.Your Ok Cupid profile is not the place to prove you can do a keg stand or take home a beer pong trophy. In fact, we have access to a huge network of professional photographers all over the world.A pro photographer can manipulate the lighting, help you pose in a natural way that doesn’t look forced, and generally bring out your best qualities.You’re interesting, you’ll take her to exotic places, and most importantly, you have the means to do it.For men in their late 20s and older, throw in a “dress up” shot.Biologically speaking, alpha males are desirable mates, so you want to subconsciously convey your alpha status in your photos. What you AREN’T is the guy in the background, watching the action go down around you. If you’re hiking with a small group of friends, you’d want to be the one leading the way.
You’re the captain of the ship, the one in the driver’s seat, the guy making the toast… There’s a big difference between pictures of you interacting with your friends in an interesting way, and posed group shots.
Skip the “posing with your bestie” pictures altogether.
According to data analysis by Zoosk, they decrease messages received by 42%. Think about other traits a biologically superior mate has, to continue with our alpha male theory.
Photos are essential to your online dating success.
Studies have shown that women take about 1/10th of a second to form an impression of someone in a photograph.
And this almost goes without saying, but make sure you’re the hottest guy in the frame of any photo you choose. When a woman looks at your photos, she’s going to imagine herself in the lifestyle the photo conveys.