Single? Looking for Love? A photographer offers tips on how to make a photo stand out on dating apps

The Bay Area is full of vibrant, fun, single people so how do you go about meeting someone special? Photographer Eddie Hernandez offers advice on how to take a great profile picture for dating apps.

What an SF photographer who charges $875 for dating app photos suggests singles do

When seemingly everyone is complaining about the state of app dating in San Francisco, singles look for an edge in the algorithms. That’s where Bay Area photographers such as Eddie Hernandez have found a calling.

Perhaps You Need a Dating Coach | East Bay Express

East Bay Express — One coach, Eddie Hernandez, left a career in data analysis to found his online dating consultancy company, Eddie Hernandez Photography. He said he applies a lot of the same skills he used to advise tech startups to his new business. 

Inside the world of dating profile ghostwriters

Salon — The visual emphasis in many dating apps has laid the foundation for professional photographers to take part in this burgeoning industry. Eddie Hernandez, a professional photographer based in San Francisco, specializes in online dating photos. Though Hernandez also shoots other social media portraits (like LinkedIn headshots), he says online dating photos make up about half of his business.

Top 10 Mistakes People Make With Their Online Dating Photos – PlentyOfFish Blog

Plenty of Fish — Photos in online dating profiles offer a glimpse into who people are, what they are passionate about, how they spend their time and how they like to present themselves to the world. Unfortunately, many people use less than flattering photos in their online dating profile and they may not even know they’re doing it!

Guest Meddler: Let Others Help With Your Dating Life — Thanks to the internet and the advent of dating apps, there exists this incredible opportunity for anyone to instantly meet people outside of their day-to-day lives. In a matter of minutes, one can pull likes and photos from their feeds and photo gallery to create a public profile in minutes.

Chart using data shows just how many single men are in San Jose — Call it preaching to an all-male choir, but there’s further data to support San Jose’s reputation as Man Jose for online dating.

Author, Good Men Project

The Good Men Project was founded as a way to allow men to tell stories about the defining moments in their lives. The hope was to spark a “national conversation” around the question of “What does it mean to be a good man?”

How to help evacuees from Sonoma, Napa fires

“As the wreckage and heartaching losses racked up this week for people affected by the wildfires in Sonoma and Napa counties, Eddie Hernandez of San Rafael yearned to find a way to help.”

Taste of Yountville: A Perfect Day in Napa Valley

For those who missed out on Yountville Live, oM SF put together our own “Taste of Yountville,” with a sampling of all that this darling little town (and foodie mecca) has to offer. From pre-dawn to late evening, here’s how to spend a full day in Yountville.