We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do- Mother Teresa

Have you ever been in a sour mood and then someone has come along with a huge smile, some laughter or in a really good mood? Perhaps a baby that just looked up at you and smiled?

A simple Smile can do anything Smiling is such a key ingredient for establishing healthy and genuine relationship as well as enhance your business.

Jay Weinstein an Australian Photographer tests this idea in his project “so I asked them to smile” exploring the smiles of strangers in 6 countries that took 5 years.

Take a look on these 20 images Before and After Smile

He was playing with friends and family one afternoon, in the web of narrow lanes that make up the old part of the ancient city of Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India…so i asked him to smile.
She was walking with her friends one evening, as I photographed a donkey enclosure in the beautiful and isolated plateau village of Turtuk, Ladakh, in the state of Jammu and Kashmir, India…so I asked her to smile.
So I asked him to smile in Vrindavan, Uttar Pradesh, India
She was drawing water from the well at the edge of her village in Kakhsar, Gujarat…so I asked her to smile.
He was at home one morning, while his mother hung laundry in the narrow alley that curled along the canal in Shanghai, China. She called him out to be photographed in her stead…so I asked him to smile.
She was playing outside her home in the Village of Kakhsar, Gujarat, India
He was at the playground near Cottesloe beach, with his family, while a golden sun set in Perth, Western Australia…so I asked him to smile.
He was searching the half opened shops late one morning, in the back alleys of Raja Market in Bengaluru, Karnataka, India…so I asked him to smile.
Khonoma, Nagaland, North-East India
She was walking with a friend one overcast afternoon, in the intriguing and beautiful Kowloon Park, in Kowloon, Hong Kong…so I asked her to smile.

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