Progress photos are vital, not just for tracking results, but for the psychological boost. Sure you can think of it as a narcissistic ego boost, but if that were true we wouldn't have allowed ourselves to be fat and out of shape in the first place. When I was at my heaviest I was very skilled at hiding from cameras. I've only found 2 pictures of myself when I was 275 lbs. This longterm photo merge is from Nov. '04 and June 2012.