Especially since you won’t be bound to places with mirrors.
What exactly constitutes “controversial stuff” of course depends on your regional culture, but examples include posing with guns or swords, smoking, or rude gestures.
Having one or two selfies in your reel is perfectly acceptable, but there are better ways to take them than using a bathroom mirror.
Those just leave a bad taste in many people’s mouths.
By the time people are looking at your last image, they have most likely forgotten that spectacular first picture that made them open your profile.
This is especially true if all the photos in-between did not offer a clear view of you.
So, screen out any that don’t show you in a good light. You might be hooked on a picture of you that you feel makes you look like you belong on the A list, but actually will just put you on everyone’s blocked list.
So if you have a furry friend, including a picture of you two together is a very good idea. Did you put it up because you think it makes you look desirable?
In person, someone’s voice, laugh, charisma, and body language can all influence how much you fancy them.
But most online dating sites reduce potential dates to just a static image. Let’s explore the most successful types of pictures, namely: headshots, interesting activities and body shots.
Do you have six equally great pictures of yourself? Otherwise, you should use as many good pictures as you have of yourself, and not a single one more.
If you have two great photos at your disposal, and lots of mediocre ones, you’ll most likely do better if you just leave it at two. One very unflattering photo is enough to make many people close your profile and continue looking elsewhere, no matter how good the others were.
The thought that this is what you normally look like and all the other pictures must have been taken from very flattering angles just sticks, even if only subconsciously.