"Hi Irene,


I posted my new dating profile online a week ago and since then I’ve been viewed more than 300 times and more than 50 guys have contacted me! I had to start a spreadsheet to keep track of everyone. This is much, much better than my previous profile and I’m feeling hopeful about dating again. A few people said that I looked like a model or should be in a movie – which of course is completely owing to your talented shots! This was a big investment for me and I don’t regret it.


Many thanks, E."

"Not until I felt your sunshine, did I realize that I had been in the shade.

Not until I saw all your colors, did I realize that mine had faded.

Not until I heard your dreams, did I realize that I was still sleeping.

And not until I experienced my life with you, did I realize that I was barely breathing."


First impressions count, and a single image speaks a thousand words.

If you’re serious about online dating and finding your life partner, you need professional online dating photos.


Don’t want to wait another moment to find your perfect match?

"Irene is absolutely awesome! Irene provided full service photography in two separate sessions. The first was just for me where she shot photos for my LinkedIn profile and other web uses [online dating photos]. The second was a Father and Daughter photo session... Her services are absolutely worth the price....she is a high-end photographer and you get what you pay for.


I had been looking for a professional photographer for over a year that had high quality work and a unique style. I found Irene on Angie's List and knew when I reviewed her work on her web site that she was exactly what I was looking for. Her professionalism, approachable personality, and creativity is, in my opinion, what all professional photographers should strive for. Before we had any of our sessions, she talked with me for nearly an hour to get to know me and tailor her approach to what I was looking for. She asked if I had any specific locations in mind which I did. We discussed some locations she knew of that were suitable for what I was looking for as well, then we decided to do the first [online dating pictures/LinkedIn] session of only me at a Park and the second father-daughter portrait session at the location I had in mind.


Irene ran with it from there setting up everything, getting us access to all the facilities, providing advice on what to wear, and all I needed to do was show up and be ready to smile. Both sessions went absolutely perfectly and were a total blast. The hard part was picking out which of the fantastic photos we wanted... I keep recommending Irene to everyone that sees her work which is consistently drawing compliments and praise. If you're looking for a professional photographer to capture any special memory, your search is Irene Abdou, and from start to finish, she will deliver at the highest standard.


--Gene, Springfield, VA

"I took an online dating course for women that talked about hiring a professional photographer for the best online dating photos possible. That's when I found Irene through Yelp. She asked all the right questions to get a feel for who I was as a person and which types of images would capture me best. She helped me with ideas for outfits and showed me various shooting locations both inside her studio and outside locations. I liked how extremely organized and professional with her questions she was.


When we started taking pictures she was very interested in getting my feedback to either add or avoid certain body parts that I wasn't comfortable with showing, and to just portray me in the best possible light. She made sure she captured me as a person and told me the best ways to pose. After we narrowed down my pictures the day of the photo shoot, and I got my feedback to her a couple of days later, I only had to wait 2-3 days for my final online dating photos!


The whole process was extremely smooth and easy and I love the final product! I have already recommended Irene to several of my friends. My online response from men has increased drastically after putting up the online dating photos Irene took of me. Not only has my response rate improved drastically, but the quality of men reaching out to me has improved drastically! I'm extremely happy for making the choice to use Irene as my online dating photographer and I plan on using her again in the future!"


--Jennifer, Arlington, VA

Frustrated with the quantity or quality of people your online dating profile is attracting (or not)?  We can help.

"This was my first experience using a professional photographer and my time with Irene was very positive. She is friendly, informative and a joy to work with. I wanted to get some great looking online dating photos. I described what I wanted and Irene tailored her services to meet my photography needs. In some cases, I wasn’t sure what I really wanted or how to approach it and Irene was very helpful and facilitated things along by giving her input. During the initial process, Irene clearly commented to me her online dating photography services and the pricing. After that, we exchanged a few emails to confirm our plan, place and date. On the day of the shooting Irene was on time and very professional. We took a ton of pictures and afterwards she went through them with me picking out the best ones, in a variety of poses and angles. I would recommend her and use her again in the future."


--Joe Greger, Centreville, VA

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"I loved working with Irene and had a wonderful experience! The portraits that she did for me were absolutely beautiful and captured my personality, which I was looking for. She had a great recommendation for the location, was so patient and gave great direction throughout the shoot, and then turned around the retouched photos in just three days. I have already received numerous compliments on the portraits and would definitely work with Irene again!!"


Julie T., Boyds, MD

Want online dating photos that will rack up hundreds of compliments?

"Working with Irene was fantastic. She is extremely personable and did an excellent job at putting me at ease in front of the camera. I don't know exactly how she did it, but I usually dislike pictures of me and her photos are hands down the best ones anyone has ever taken of me. I would absolutely work with Irene again and I would recommend her to others."


--Greg Braswell, Arlington, VA

We specialize in WOWing people who usually don't like portraits of themselves at all.

"Working with Irene was a great experience and the best decision I've made since I've been online dating.  


If you are anything like me you don't have too many pictures that really bring out the best in you.  Maybe your current online pics are a bit blurry, at a weird angle, a little dark, or you're wearing an unappealing outfit.  During the process, you work with Irene to choose a great location, pick the best outfits, get the best lighting and find the perfect poses.  Irene really knows how to capture and accentuate your best physical characteristics.  


Since I posted my pictures on my online profile, there has been a lot more activity.  I've even gotten comments from girls complimenting me on my photos. If you are the one who is standing in front of your full length mirror with your phone by your face and trying to take a full body selfie, then stop right there.  You are the one that should be reaching out to Irene.


I highly recommend Irene and feel that it was definitely money and time well spent."


--Brian, Bethesda, MD

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