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The Astonishing Difference a Smile Can Make

Two photos of a man wearing a pink scarf and head covering, on the left he looks serious and on the right he is smiling
Photos: So I Asked Them to Smile

In 2013, photographer Jay Weinstein was taking pictures in Bikaner, India, when his eye was drawn to a man with a narrow face and wispy beard, side-lit by the shop he was leaning in…



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Jack Shepherd

I have a newsletter about crossword puzzles and a podcast about rom-coms. Formerly editorial director @BuzzFeed. Email: JackAShepherd at gmail