A Photographer Captures People Before And After They Smile

This is a project started in the year of 2013. Australian Photographer / Traveler Jay Weinstein is the man behind the project. After taking a random picture of a man in the street in India, the idea struck him. Ever since, Jay has been travelling the world and capturing portraits of people.

His work and more pictures of his SoIAskedThemToSmile project is on his website, with diverse people from diverse countries bounded by one simple but universal act, the smile. Check out some of the beautiful portraits captured by Jay Weinstein and vote your favourite to the top! Don’t forget to share your thoughts with us in the comment sections below!

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Written by Alex Bradley

Reading, creative writing, poetry writing, language learning and grappling with literature have been my passions since I was young. Keen interest in cinematography and music feilds. Completed my Ordinary and Advanced levels in languages stream successfully. I have taken part in European Union missions in Sri Lanka. I have also completed my certificate courses in programming. And also a student and working in Tourism and Hotelling. Apart from writing, i am a vocalist and environmentalist.

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