After his friend Beth Beard lost 150 pounds, Toronto-based photographer Blake Morrow captured a series of pop culture-inspired portraits titled "The Beth Project." The photos, which were shot two years apart, each feature old Beth whimsically interacting with new Beth. 

In an email interview, Morrow told Someecards: "It was important to me to not suggest that 'Before' Beth was negative while 'After' Beth was perfect, so we used humor to convey a tongue-in-cheek element in many of the portraits."

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Two weeks before Beard underwent gastric bypass surgery in spring 2012, Morrow snapped photos of Beard for the "before" bit of the series. He shot a total of twelve photos that show Beard wearing the costumes of various characters. After Beard’s stunning weight change two years later, the pair scheduled a second shoot for the “after” photos. After the shoot, Morrow combined the before and after images of Beth into a single photo. 

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