Professional dating photos

It is the key for opening the door to being contacted on dating sites. Men love a woman's smile and it's often the first thing they will notice about you. I understand how you might feel about your post-50 body these days. This is especially true when it comes to online dating sites. That's why it is so important to have a great picture representing the real you online.

has done plenty of research about online dating photos.

Afterwards we got snapping, gave our best Blue Steels, and in the end, came out with (kind of) better-looking versions of ourselves. Because my friends pictured are attractive.” Max weighs in: This dude looks like a total player and not in a good way.

Why she chose it: “It was a good hair day for sure. Like a blonde Carmen Sandiego playing cards." Max weighs in: Mysterious. I would never be able to recognize her in real life. I wouldn’t use girls in your photo, you don’t wanna come off greedy and creepy.

Start by making sure whatever pictures you post show you smiling. Another hint for ladies -- don't post pictures wearing clothes that are overly sexy or men will think you are looking for a sex partner, not a relationship. Use them as a guide that can make or break your online dating experience. So you think it's best to only post a picture of your face, thinking that once a man or woman gets to know you and like you, he or she won't care what you look like below the neck.

If you decide to meet, he or she is going to see your body anyway, so you may as well show it all upfront in a full length picture and let people decide what they want to do about it.

Like this guy, Max Schwartz, an NYC-based photographer whose Craigslist ad for Tinder Headshots recently went slightly viral. Schwartz in action, so last week we summoned him into the Supercompressor offices to help improve our interweb dating games.

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