You’ve taken the step to invest some time, effort and money into a dating photo shoot but you haven’t got the first clue how to make it count. You’ve never done anything like this before, right? And it’s right outside your comfort zone. That’s OK, that’s OK, good stuff happens outside that comfort zone. To help you prepare for your shoot though, I’ve pulled together the five key questions you need to ask yourself to help you prepare like a rockstar for your shoot. Grab a pen and get stuck in. Continue Reading
So if you’ve got a load of moody selfies as your profile photos – you need to read on….
Here at Hey Saturday, we’re always saying that you need to invest in your dating photos if you’re serious about finding love online. But now, you don’t just need to take our word for it, as some brand new research proves just exactly what we’ve been banging on about (but hey, we don’t like to say we told you so…!) An online fashion retailer recently conducted an experiment to find out if dressing the part in our dating profile photos actually helps online daters score more dates. The answer is a resounding yes – by as much as 400%. Yes, we did say 400%! Continue Reading
So you’ve got your Hey Saturday dating photo shoot booked, hurrah. Now what? I can guarantee you’re starting to panic about what on earth to wear for your shoot. OK so don’t panic, but it is well worth the effort spending a bit of time considering this and planning what you’re going to bring, to make sure your photos are the best they can be. Clothes, and how you choose to wear them, are important as they will help you tell your story and show people who you are. They’re an extension of our lifestyle, our personality, our mentality and even our social status, so you can be very sure that potential dates are paying close attention. Continue Reading
Nick Baker, the Radio 4 presenter, and his wonderful side-kick, the producer Leanne Coyle, approached me to ask if Hey Saturday, the world’s first and coolest dating photography business, could be part of their new Radio 4 series about people working niche jobs. I have to say that what I love most about Hey Saturday is that I made up the job of dating photographer – it didn’t exist as a concept when I launched so it made me very happy to be recognised for creating something so niche. 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
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.