Gig images: Using a picture of yourself


Note: The following article relates to using a picture within a Gig image only, and does not apply to your seller profile.
We encourage and are more than happy for you to use a picture of yourself for your Gig Image.
If you want to upload a picture of yourself, make sure it’s high-quality, well-lit, and in focus.

Remember: The goal is to upload an image that is visually pleasing, easy to understand, and not overwhelming for potential buyers. Keep it genuine and make sure it aligns with Fiverr's Community Standards.

Keep it real and upload a star-quality picture of yourself

Take a photo of yourself from a front-facing angle to convey a sense of authenticity and trust.
Do not misrepresent yourself in any way.

Learn more with Fiverr’s Community Standards.

Image orientation

Before you take a picture of yourself for your Gig Image, remember to:

  • Use the horizontal mode (landscape)
  • Crop the image to the correct proportions 
  • Use the recommended image size guide below:

Image size guide in pixels (px)

Recommended image size 1280x769 px, 72 Dots Per Inch (DPI)
Minimum 712x430 px
Maximum 4000x2416 px

Visually pleasing

High-quality photos look the best when they’re clear, well-lit, and focused.
Make sure that your photos are/have:

  • A basic, clean background
    We recommend having a plain, organized background.

  • Good and clear lighting
    You and your background should be easily visible—avoid dark images.

  • Not blurry or pixelated
    High-quality photos can help display that you’ll provide high-quality work.

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