SEATTLE TIMES -- Mar 19 -- Cheesy glamour portraits, beefcake shots and half-baked pictures, wedding picture with the significant other cropped out except for the hand. The honchos at dating sites have seen enough, and they have called in the photo police. Match.com recently hired Jay Manuel from " " to dish some common sense on Match.com's new Portrait Toolkit. Some use webcams for self-portraits, or what David Coy of calls the "serial-killer" look with shadows and bad lighting.
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Mark Brooks: For photos, users should have friends pretend they are on a photo shoot and take 100 photos of them, then choose the best five. For profiles, users need to be more specific and 'engage their characters.' Sure, you like walks on the beach, but, why?