Photography for dating sites
These days people are choosing to find potential partners on the web through dating sites and dating apps. There is growing Importance in creating images that look natural and unrehearsed and still make the subjects look appealing and friendly.
Some of the better agencies contact us directly on behalf of their clients to give us a brief around the type of images they see fitting with the clients personality and lifestyle. Some of the most requested photography for dating sites seems to centre around lifestyle and sports.
There seems to be correlation between higher connection rates existing for dating site profiles including photos of people enjoying sports based activities .
Also lifestyle shots of people smiling and looking happy while enjoying leisure past times seems to be high on the list of preferred dating site images that result in additional connections over the standard Selfie.
Higher connection scores exist for women showing cleavage (21% higher). Guys are just so predictable…
Men fare better with one or two shots looking away from camera and they say if you have a six pack then show it off..
At least one full body shot needs to be included for both guys and girls. This can lead to a 200% better uptake in contacts.
The more photos you add, the more incoming messages you receive according to Zoosk. With the the magic number being four. .
Genuine photos will always be more appealing to a perfect match—and you won’t have to explain why you don’t look like your profile picture on your first date.
There is an abundance of the dating sites on the market and all of these really rely on good photography as a way of marketing oneself to potential suitors. Here is the list of our favourites: eHarmony, Elite Singles, RSVP, Match, Silver Singles and Zoosk.
We put eHarmony first as we know first-hand that this dating site works. One of our previous long-term employees met their partner through eHarmony and they are now happily married and living a wonderful life in Byron bay.
For women looking to have photographs taken for dating websites we would suggest having professional hairstyling and make up application prior to the photo session.
Really great makeup and hair gives you extra confidence and when done well, it makes a big difference to your final images. We have the Powder Room team in-house in our Brisbane headshots studios for our clients and they specialise in gorgeous hair and makeup.
The artists will talk through your look and even show you tips and tricks along the way to help you perfect your own makeup look for those upcoming hot dates!
For the men coming to see us for dating site photography we also apply translucent powders to minimise shine and pay extra attention to clothes styling with good advice all the way and coach you through angles and expressions to make you look fantastic!
Your online dating profile needs to capture a snapshot of your life. Photos are just the start to potential romance, so don’t post images faking a trendy lifestyle. Being authentic is the way to your new partners heart with a little help from us!