On line dating photographers
She advises them to treat the session as they would a date, and thus prep for it in a similar manner.
Wear clothes (and underwear) that make you feel good, trim your beard, bring props that showcase your interests.
“My pet peeves are red eyes and messy bedrooms in the background. If they see two scarlet lasers coming out of your eyes, they’re going to move on.
“With that kind of range, I like to know whom I’m meeting ahead of time so I can prepare.” Then, they go out for a stroll through a neighborhood of London that fits her customer’s personality.
Battersea Park, Ladbroke Grove or Southbank for the even-tempered; Brick Lane, Shoreditch or London Fields for the edgier ones.
She also has them thinking about who their current inspirations are or when they are at their happiest.
“I go from photographing a senior to a 22-year-old.” she says.
In New York, similar online dating experiences led Charlie Grosso, an advertising and editorial photographer, to launch Tinder Photography last October.