They use out-of-focus [photos], sloppy clothes, inappropriate facial expressions, bathroom selfies (with urinal behind them!), bad angles -- [images are] too close up or too far away, taken below or above in unflattering ways, or too dark or light.If you were trying to sell a house, would you take a photo with the paint chipping, the door falling off, litter on the ground and bad landscaping?We are not saying take "glamour" shots or posed studio shots, because they won't reflect the relaxed you.
Julie suggests taking at least 100 photos and letting your girlfriends help you decide which to use. Natural light and more specifically afternoon light makes for better pictures. Some favorite colors are red or hot pink, both colors associated with love and passion, Julie says.
If you need to move your couch to accomplish this, move your couch! Also, choose a time when the sun is not in immediate view (i.e. So, as we established, we’re trying to create the illusion that someone else took these pictures of you.
In order to do that, you can’t use your arm to take the photos.
One possible explanation is the colour’s historic association with passion and romance (see: Valentine’s Day).
Nothing makes more of an impact on your dating profile than your main image.