You should always be the only person in your main pic.)A lot of guys mistakenly think that including a group shot is mandatory, because it makes them look more social and outgoing.
While it’s true that a group photo does convey those traits, it only helps you if you look great in the photo AND you’re the most attractive one in it.
Here’s a comparison so you can see how signalling works: Which guy do you think she’d rather spend time with?
(Spoiler alert: it’s not the couch napper.)The secret lies in evolution – that's right, we're talking Darwin, survival of the fittest, alpha male theory.
It’s important that you look great in the photo even with him cropped out of it, but with him in it, you’ll look even better.
(Note: Don’t use this as the primary photo on your profile.
Biologically speaking, alpha males are desirable mates, so you want to subconsciously convey your alpha status in your photos. And action shots make awesome profile pictures for guys, by the way.
When the lineup included “ugly Jerry,” Jerry was the favored one. If you have a friend who looks similar to you but less attractive, take some photos next time you’re together with him.
As long as it’s not a selfie, it’s obvious you were there with at least one other person, right?
Remember, this is all about letting her imagine a lifestyle.
If you're lucky enough to be a guy in his early 20s, good news – you can skip the suit shot – it might actually hurt your chances by making you seem too serious or even uptight.
But you can still convey success by choosing a picture of you at a nice club, restaurant, or other “luxurious” surroundings. You don’t want to look like you’re bragging, and survey data indicates that 81% of singles want to see casual photos showing your everyday life. But when you're choosing a photo, keep a sharp eye on the surroundings.