This seems counter intuitive, right? When selecting our dating profile photos for Tinder, Grindr, Match and other online dating apps, surely we are the best judge of what is going to make us look hot and get the most dates? We know our best side, and how to choose pics that hide our freckles and other imperfections. Why would we ever give up that control to someone else? Continue Reading
It’s for creatives
With its stylish design and clever use of photography, CLiKD is an app aimed at creative types like us here at Hey Saturday. Chances are if you’re a creative too, you want to meet someone like minded who can share your passions in life. We think this app could be up your alley if you’re into photography and strong visuals and you want more than just a run of the mill dating experience. Continue Reading
It was really cool to pick up a copy of my second favourite magazine, Psychologies magazine, at the airport on the way to Norway this month and find myself staring back from a double page spread. I’ve wanted to feature my work in Psychologies magazine since launching my business. Sadly none of my photos have featured in there yet but it was pretty good to see my story of starting Hey Saturday in there. I’ve already had some emails from readers saying they’ve been inspired by what I’ve achieved, which is amazing to hear. Continue Reading
Hot off the press from our in-house blogger, Lauren (Photo credit: Saskia Nelson)
Most of us will never encounter anyone really dodgy when online dating. And by ‘really dodgy’ we mean more than just having terrible dating photos or a bad taste in jumpers. But recent press reports about about money scams, sexual assault and identity theft can make online dating seem like a bit of a minefield. However, there’s no need to let safety fears stop you having fun with online dating if you follow Hey Saturday’s simple steps to protect yourself.
Last weekend I headed off to the London Gay Pride Festival in central London with my boyfriend, niece and camera along with 26,000 other people and had the best day. It was fantastic to see so many people celebrating and showing support to the LGBT+ community. The feeling of being there and sharing the experience with so many like-minded people was immense.
And it’s fantastic to see so many companies showing their support this year. My favourite came from Skittles who lost their rainbow for Pride Month.
Contribution is from a freelance writer for Backpackerverse
Part of the fun of creating a dating profile is seeking out elements that make you unique, and finding the parts of yourself that you consider to be your best qualities. Sometimes, you may have all the right things listed on your profile, but there still is something missing. Continue Reading