Bad internet dating photos
The lighting in the room was great — it was at eye level and not overhead, which creates weird shadows. I vignetted the border to take the focus away from the other people sitting around me, but I didn't crop them out entirely because it helps to show that I have a life and I'm out in the world doing things (i.e., not just a full body mirror pic).
A snap of doing something interesting (like this pic of me hiking at Antelope Canyon) is an instant icebreaker.
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Gyms and dating apps typically see a surge in use in January. But not everyone can pull off a selfie, and those who do should probably take them sparingly, if academic research is to be believed.
Remember these selfie tips the next time you're posing for your phone: I'm not usually pro-mirror selfies, but there are a few exceptions: When they're clean (no laundry or unmade bed in the background), when you look into the camera, not the mirror (which creates eye contact instead of that weird wandering eye look), and when they show you out doing something that reveals a hobby or piece of your personality.
I get so many messages about hockey because of this pic!
One day, I was at a MAC store visiting my friend and I noticed that the lighting was amazing in there.
Ever since, I can't pop in to see him without taking a few pics.
I used this image as my profile pic for a while because it's a pretty good representation of what I look like every day (not super glammed up).
The only way to avoid an online romance scam is to be aware of their occurrences and also to know how to spot them before they begin.
That's when her life kind of blew up — strangers would bombard Urasek with questions about her crazy dating stories.
She had enough tales of meeting pervy and bizarro men that she just wrote a book about it, called This shot was taken at a networking event.
A girl asked me to take a snap of her, and then offered to return the favor.