Turkish photographer captures what happens when people around the world are told they are beautiful

Mehmet Genç, a Turkish travel photographer, embarked on a project where he travels around the globe and tells his photo subjects that they are beautiful, before capturing the reaction on film.

He goes by the name of Rotasiz Seyyah, which roughly translates to "nomad without a route". He was born in Samsum, Turkey but now travels the world taking beautiful photographs after quitting his IT job.

He is currently based in Manaus, Brazil, and you can follow him on his journey on Instagram and Facebook.

Enjoy this gallery compiled by Boredpanda.