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Photo guidelines

92% of our users are searching for people with photos!

Plus, profiles with photos receive 11 times more contact than profiles without photos. So make sure you make a good first impression.



Clearly show your face

Hats are OK, but make sure the majority of your face is not obscured from view, especially for your primary photo. NB: No sunglasses in your Primary photo.

crop other people out

Crop out other people from your Primary photo

Only photos of you will be accepted for Primary photos. Make sure you crop other people out using the online editing tool after you upload a photo. Other people may be allowed in your Gallery photos.

make it recent

Make it recent

A recent, happy and natural photo is the best way to impress any potential admirers. We recommend a photo taken in the last 6 months.


no nudity

Show any nudity

Sensual pictures are accepted as long as they are tasteful. Photos MUST NOT be (sexually) explicit or offensive. Bare chests, swimsuits or other very revealing clothing may be rejected.

no blurred or grainy photos

Use blurry or grainy photos

Nobody wants to see a blurred or grainy photo. We recommend that your digital photos are at least 100KB.

no cartoons

Use cartoons

We DO NOT allow cartoons, illustrations or computer-generated graphics.

no photos of children

Show any children

We DO NOT allow photos of children or photos of you as a child. If your favourite photo has children in it, you will need to crop them out, depending on the pose and photo size.

Gallery Photos

consider an action shot

Consider an action shot

Show off some of your interests with photos of you doing something you enjoy. From your favourite sport to a special moment of a past holiday.

montages are allowed

Photo montages

We do allow photo montages for your gallery photos. A chance to flaunt your creativity.

pets are allowed


We DO allow photos of your pets in your gallery. So, feel free to upload that adorable picture of your favourite pet.


To help you understand the types of photos that are allowed on RSVP, we have provided some samples of photos before and after cropping.

Original version

group photo a

Edited version

group photo b

Original version

distant shot a

Edited version

distant shot b