People who have been there are always excited to share their experience.People who haven't ask me if this is real, where it is, if I edited the background (I only upped the contrast, but for its 99.99999 percent real).Aiken points out that it is helpful to think about what will be in the frame of the finished photo (besides yourself, of course! ‘’If you go for a shot in your lounge, make sure the background is relatively tidy – we’re not talking catalogue shoot clean, but just take a look and maybe tidy that pile of washing you were meaning to deal with and make sure the curtains are straight.’’ Prepping yourself is also worth doing.
A snap of doing something interesting (like this pic of me hiking at Antelope Canyon) is an instant icebreaker.
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Aiken recommends setting up somewhere you feel at ease: after all, one of the most important parts of portrait photography is that the subject is relaxed and happy!
If your profile says you enjoy quiet nights in watching a movie, and your profile picture was taken on a rare wild night out or at a friend’s hen do then it’s not going to help your search!
’’ Having photos that show the true you, however – now there’s an extra way to catch the eye of someone truly like-minded.