Earlier this month, it was revealed in a study by e Harmony that millennials are actually the generation who place the least emphasis on physical appearance when looking for a partner. And on dating apps, there’s not much more than looks to go by, so pictures are undoubtedly crucial. You could have a professional dating photoshoot, but if your budget won’t stretch that far, help is at hand.Dating app Hinge has just revealed the results of a study which aimed to determine exactly which pictures are most likely to get you a match in the brutal world of dating apps.Sam drops the following bomb: Flash (be it cellphone or otherwise) adds seven years to your profile pic. You know the shotthe universally-maligned My Space Angle selfie is achieved by holding your camera above your head and being just so darn coy. Thats fine, but if youre wearing sunglasses, your dream guy might think youre hiding something.But in terms of getting new messages, Sam reveals that the My Space shot is the single most effective photo type for women. Julie's rule: Your profile photos should show your glamorous smile along with your sparkling eyes.
Landscape and 3×4 portrait sizes, according to e Harmony’s matching team.When you make the study of relationships your work as I do, you end up talking an awful lot about dating.So nothing was out of the ordinary when a female client in her 20s came to see me because she’d been blown off and hurt by a guy she really liked.“I saw his profile pictures, and I guess I should have seen the red flags,” she said sadly as she played with the zipper on her pink hoodie.They could then work out which factors received the most positive response, particularly because unlike other dating apps, Hinge users can react and respond to individual photos.Here’s what they found: The best photos show people doing sports, enjoying a night out or smiling.