Choosing a really good cover photo for your online dating profile is absolutely at the top of the list when it comes to your success. Here are the types of photos that will work best. We realize we have pulled these from a stock photo gallery (kinda cheating!) — but the point here is just to give you some ideas of the best direction to go in to ensure more interest in your profile. We have also included some not-so-great examples that we have seen many, many times. A high quality photo can really make the difference as well, so if you don’t have the best camera — find a friend who does. The bottom line is it is worth the investment of a little time and energy to have some good pictures taken of yourself. And sorry, a selfie taken in the bathroom with your iPhone doesn’t count!