Still not convinced that comparison photography is outright deception? Here’s some lighting tricks that make you look good (or bad).
Take your before photos in flat light. Take your after ones in downward shining light so as to bring out muscle contour. Make sure your subject is completely relaxed in the before photos, and have him flex as hard as possible in the after ones.
Heh heh. Don’t mind me, I’m just being a fool. Here’s more of Chinchilla’s startling 3-day transformation.
Camera tricks notwithstanding, it is pretty incredible. What a difference three days makes.