Tinder / dating profile picture

Lyft qwsszx
Jul 8, 2018 32 Comments

Obviously the picture is the most important part. How do I get one? I suck at selfies and always look weird when others take my picture
Any tips?

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  • One with a puppy (borrow one if you don’t have one)
    One in nature (hike, ocean, etc.), preferably with that puppy.
    One normal picture with a beer or at a festival somewhere.

    Done.

    #Science
    Jul 8, 2018 8
    • YapStone ninjab
      What if op doesnt like dogs and girls right swipe him just for the dog pic?...
      Jul 8, 2018
    • VMware BobbleHat
      Does it really matter? You’ve already passed 99% of competitors with the first swipe. Just need some sob story about Spots passing away and you could never replace him. She will love you even more.
      Jul 8, 2018
    • YapStone ninjab
      And if one day she will found out that u dont like dogs..she will make sure to treat u like one..
      Jul 8, 2018
    • VMware BobbleHat
      Fake it till you make it, this is tinder, not eharmony
      Jul 8, 2018
    • YapStone ninjab
      Hows ur exp been so far while faking it?
      Jul 8, 2018
    • VMware BobbleHat
      Worked great for me. Found my perfect partner and happily married now. Stuff in profile was just enough to start a conversation that lasted like: “cookies are really awesome, let’s meet for coffee, I am free wed night”
      Jul 8, 2018
    • Roku wzED26
      Girl here. While I’m certain I’m not a representative sample of the female populace on tinder, I am so over pics of guys hiking and festival pics with 10 bros all wearing sunglasses. The puppies can stay.
      Jul 8, 2018
    • YapStone ninjab
      Being a girl..how wud u react to a puppy pic that was posted coz u like dogs and the guy doesnt?
      Jul 8, 2018
  • Netflix Atomicrobo
    Or just be genuine - because you all would be pissed if the female pretended to be something that she wasn’t.
    Jul 8, 2018 13
    • CareerBuilder JonDoe1
      Would we be pissed? I don't think we would. Tinder is a game. You know that going in. I'm no longer dating but I had spectacular success on dating apps back in the day. Being genuine is only effective if you genuinely are an interesting person. Straight talk: many people, men and women alike, aren't.
      Jul 8, 2018
    • VMware BobbleHat
      @atomicrobo completely agree with the explanation, but I am pointing out that guys mostly wouldn’t even know if she was pretending to be something else, thus wouldn’t be a reason to even care
      Jul 8, 2018
    • Netflix Atomicrobo
      I get that - I’m staying guys need to be genuine too. I get that men get played on these types of sites - women do as well. That’s why it’s broken.

      The ideal is that everyone is just honest and genuine. Knowing that the online experience provides an ability to embellish/glorify etc (as is done on Blind as well) then my recommend is to try something different. These online experiences have been tested over and over and over again. The result is people keep trying to up their game… And I don’t mean by making themselves more interesting so much is try to manipulate the service as best they can to put them in favor while actually not working on themselves.

      Specifically, for me, I recognize I need to live an interesting life outside of work. Just by me participating in other things will not only make me more interesting to other folks but that will allow me to be more interested in other folks because I will want to understand what they do.

      I don’t know that I have the right answers. I just know that the answers everyone keeps repeating aren’t working - and repeating them will yield the same result.
      Jul 8, 2018
    • VMware BobbleHat
      TBH demonstrating caring and empathy while having resources to back it up, once past the “is he going to kill me” stage, is enough for guys to win. Being interesting etc, is just a way to have common stuff to talk about so you trust each other more. If you are looking for a short term relationship, then doing exciting things together will enhance the sexual bonding. That’s all there is to it.
      Jul 8, 2018
    • Netflix Atomicrobo
      @JonDoe1 not going to disagree with that.

      But the way to get passed that is to surely expand your world to be more interesting, not pretend to be more interesting. The pretend part will fade away where if you make yourself more complex, then people will be drawn to you.

      I’ll be honest. I just moved to the Bay Area. I don’t have many friends and spend many evenings and weekends alone but my solution to fixing that isn’t to go on an app and try to be something that I’m not. My approach is to go out and meet people. I take up different classes - some that are of interest to me and some that aren’t - the goal is to get to know different communities and subsets of folks to expand my friend base, give me things to do and talk about as well as give me cooking/language/crafting skills I didn’t have before.

      But maybe that’s lame to the majority of folks out there. But im also ok with that.
      Jul 8, 2018
    • Netflix Atomicrobo
      Totally @BobbleHat. I can agree that the sites are ideal for the quick release that folks may need. But if also say that these people that aren’t getting swiped are not successful in that game overall and a different approach may help them out.

      Maybe I’m projecting. I’m done with that scene. I’d rather find a nice person and get to know them. The click for sex game is exhausting and not good for the overall psyche from where I sit. But I know it’s great for others. No judgement there.
      Jul 8, 2018
    • Amazon / Eng Fhabfjajsv
      Not to be a #niceguy but count me as part of neither of those.

      I swipe by school and company :P
      Jul 8, 2018
    • Lyft qwsszx
      OP
      Okay, but no woman is going to consider if your picture is sitting on your couch t-shirt selfie taken in weird light.
      Even if you are genuine you have to get foot in door.
      Jul 8, 2018
    • Netflix Atomicrobo
      Of course @qwsszx! Best foot forward all the time! That being said, if someone posted a goofy photo showing they had a sense of humor, that would draw my attention far more than a staged photo. Make fun of yourself. Have a good time. Capture those moments! Ladies LOVE men that have a sense of humor.
      Jul 8, 2018
    • Amazon
      Gaga926

      Amazon

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      Share some pics and let us decide
      Jul 8, 2018
  • Amazon / Eng Am A Bot
    Get a professional photo taken. It’s a good investment for all your social media pages. The only major downside is that Google image search will find your related sites if someone gets that image.
    Jul 8, 2018 0
  • YapStone ninjab
    There must atleast some angle where u will look good...and if u cant really like urself..dont expect anyone else to like u..;)..
    Jul 8, 2018 0
  • Google ∞ + 1
    You probably have friends into photography. Ask one of them to help with some profile pics/action shots.

    Phone cameras are getting better, but you still can't get the kind of shallow depth of field you might with a good portrait lens.
    Jul 8, 2018 0
  • MZ y24cvr
    Take more pictures. You’ll get better at it if you try. Don’t post selfies, especially mirror selfies.
    Jul 8, 2018 3
    • Lyft qwsszx
      OP
      How will I get picture of me if not selfie?
      Jul 8, 2018
    • MZ y24cvr
      You can take selfies to practice posing and facial expressions. Just don’t use them in dating app. Just keep asking your friends to take pictures until you look nice. You have to focus on the end result and not get embarrassed.
      Jul 8, 2018
    • Oracle / Other chic
      Yea, selfies in dating profiles are not a great idea. Why don't you ask one of your friend to take pictures for you?
      Jul 8, 2018
  • Amazon smuH54
    Go out and do shit with people that’s pic worthy and have em take it. Hire a photographer to do headshots. Put it all on photofeeler and use the best ones
    Jul 20, 2018 0
  • Tinder / Eng
    meowimacat

    Tinder Eng

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    Im a cat! Meow 🐈
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    Meow 🐈 *senses interesting conversation*
    Jul 8, 2018 0

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