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How Before and After Bodybuilding Photos are Often Faked

Here’s a clip from the bodybuilding documentary “Bigger Faster Stronger” in which photographer Rich Schaff spills the beans on some industry secrets for how those unbelievable before-and-after photos promoting bodybuilding products are made. He shows how both shots can be of the same model on the same day, with various tricks and image manipulations used to achieve the drastic differences you see.

YouTube personality and competitive eater Furious Pete recently made a similar video in which he demonstrates — using his own body — how easily you can fake body “change” in photos using various techniques:

(via Fstoppers)