Woman Loses 150 Pounds, Poses With Her Heavier Self In Playful Yet Inspiring Before-And-After Photoshoot

When Beth Beard decided to lose 150 pounds, she and her friend, Toronto-based photographer Blake Morrow, came up with a cool idea: to create a before-and-after photo series showing off the old Beth with the new. The resulting photo series, conceived of and directed by Morrow, was called the Beth Project.

Their dedication to the project is impressive and inspiring – Morrow took the photos of Beard just a few weeks before her gastric bypass surgery. After the surgery, it took her 2 years to lose the weight. Once she reached her goal, she was able to step back into the photos and interact with her old self thanks to Morrow’s Photoshop work. Check out the inspiring result in the list below.


“My aim with ‘The Beth Project’ was to celebrate my friend Beth’s spirit and celebrate her weight-loss journey visually in a fun way that could encourage others,”

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