Sometimes you want that one perfect shot to lure folks in: the best angle in the most flattering light. Nothing wrong with that. But photographs give only a limited view. For a more comprehensive idea of who that date could be — before committing to a lunch or drink plus travel time, consider video.
Need to choose? Nope. Photographs and videos are not mutually exclusive. Consider: a photograph for a cover shot — and video messages once folks pass the first hurdle. It’s the best of both possible worlds: a flattering first impression followed up by the real deal exchange of video texts.