), 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?
In fact, Meredith Denko of mental_floss says that many men don't even read that much into your profile:"In 2012, the research company Answer Lab conducted a study in which they used a Tobii X1 Light Eye Tracker, which recorded the eye movements of subjects who were reading online dating profiles form and e
By doing this, they were able to determine where men and women were actually looking while reading online dating profiles.
Or that the most-matched women appear happy and (perhaps unsurprisingly) show some skin.
But aside from panned-out shots providing a sense of your real size and hiding the right side of your face, there are lots of little tricks you can use while actually taking the photo that can be the difference between a swipe left or right.
We are not saying take "glamour" shots or posed studio shots, because they won't reflect the relaxed you.