Online Dating Profile Photography

Christopher Todd Studios is an online dating photographer in Orange County.

Ready to look amazing and attract the right person? Then you should hire a professional photographer for your online dating headshots.

It is easy to get a friend to snap a photo of you with an iPhone. But if you really want to stand out and look your best then hire a pro.

When you hire an online dating photographer you notice the difference right away.

Recommendations From An Online Dating Photographer Orange County

Choose the right background for your photo. Do you want your session in our studio? Or would you prefer an environmental location like the beach or a park.

Decide on the perfect outfit. We offer a custom style guide that will help you pick the right outfit for you.

Ladies have your hair and makeup done professionally. As a result, you will love how you look.

Guys make sure to follow our style guide so you look sharp.

Most of all, relax and have fun with your photo session. We want you to enjoy the experience.

How do you choose pictures for online dating?

How to Choose the Best Online Dating Photo
  1. No hats.  Especially to hide a balding head.  It is best to own it.
  2. Use a full-length photo. So viewers can get a realistic look at you.
  3. Have a passion, hobby, or sport you love?  Show it in your photos.
  4. Like to travel? Show off a vacation photo.
  5. Get away from selfies.  Instead, post a candid shot of you laughing.
  6. Focus on your personality.  If your serious, show serious, if you're a comedian show laughing.
  7. No shades. The eyes are the gateway to the soul.

Who Benefits from An Online Dating Photographer?

Orange County singles who are active on internet dating sites like Tinder, Bumble,, and OkCupid just to name a few.

Singles that have a cellphone selfie as a dating profile photo will benefit.

If you are using an outdated photo of yourself you will benefit.

As an online dating photographer, I will guide you throughout the session. While creating great images for your profile.

Even if you are a first timer at online dating, you will see results with a professional photo.

Tips For Online Dating Profile Portraits

Online Dating Profile Photo Tips

The popular online dating sites like JDate, Bumble, and Zoosk all have profiles with photos and text. Your objective on these sites is to get interested parties to read the text and get to know you. The number one way of doing this is by having a kick-ass photo of yourself. Studies show that the first thing people see is your profile photo. From there, if they like it they will go on to read the text in your profile. Without a photo your profile will most likely get passed up. Someone looking might be afraid you are hiding something if they don't see any pictures. Below we talk about the best online dating profile photo tips.

Photos play an important role in your online dating success

Now that you know your profile photo is the first thing users see, you want to make a great first impression. Here is how.

Make sure your first photo is just you. A group photo is distracting. You want all eyes on you.
Show your personality.
Smiles get more profile reads.
Use recent photos to avoid any surprises and disappointment from future dates
Choose 3-5 photos for your profile section. Picking too many can be a distraction. You want people to move on to your text in the profile section and get to know you.

Tip 1: Be honest with the way you look

Pick the right outfit for the right location. Multiple outfits is a good idea.
When you choose what's interesting to you it reflects your personality.
Show different aspects of who you are through different locations. Maybe you love the beach, traveling, reading, etc.
Be authentic. Wear what you are comfortable in.
Be attractive. Put in the extra effort to buy a new outfit or get a fresh haircut before your photos.
Put the sunglasses away. Show your eyes. People want to see your eyes. It feels more real and like you have nothing to hide.
Your profile portrait should show your whole face. Again no hiding. And do not use snapchat filters.
Do this by not covering up a bald spot with a hat or not showing a full body picture
Don't hide things. If you have a bald spot don’t cover it up with a hat. Be truthful about how you look.
Always include a full frame body picture. Show the whole you.

Tip 2: Don’t use a photo from your smartphone.

Avoid taking a selfie.
Spend the money and hire a professional photographer.
When you use cell phone photos the quality is poor.
Selfies are often unflattering.
Smartphone photos send a message that you are not putting in the effort for your profile photo says to the viewer you don’t really care.
Shows that this is not as important to you as other things in your life

Tip 3: Hire a professional photographer to take your photos

Professional photos are just better. Better quality, better lighting, better posing, better looking.
A photographer with experience will help you feel comfortable in front of the camera.
Help with exact posing. Where your hands should go. Which way your feet should point.
Will make you look and feel confident by providing positive feedback and direction.
Multiple poses creates many looks. Fun, silly, happy, approachable can all be achieved with the right guidance.
Artistic set of eyes to help place you in front of the right background.
Will take into consideration the best time of day and light for your portrait session.


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