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After all, as William Butler Yeats said: ‘’love comes in at the eye.’’ READ MORE: Improve your love life - 5 tips for success!

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With help from freelance photographer and PR specialist, Toby Aiken, we discovered the six things you can do today that will perfect your profile pictures and help you have a better time online. Otherwise, read on for our photography master-class. If you opt to skip the personal photos in your profile, you automatically alienate more than half of your potential audience.

The only thing worse than a bad profile picture is no photo at all. In fact, in a recent Elite Singles survey, 58% of British singles would refuse to open a profile without photos.

The second reason profile pictures count for so much is that they are a really valuable way to back up the impression you have created in the written part of your profile.

As Aiken explains: ‘’it’s important to make sure your profile picture says the right things about you.

READ MORE: How to write a successful dating profile in 5 steps An essential part of taking good profile pictures is the set up.

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!

Aiken’s biggest tip here is that colour blocking can be very effective.

‘’Bright colours are fine, as are pale colours, but the important thing is to avoid busy patterns.’’ In other words, want to be the star of the show – not your clothing!

There’s just one last step to better profile photos – the lighting.

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