Aside

Nothing is original, if by that you mean ‘without reference’. Even if you managed to create something wholly out of your own head, you are sum of everything that has come before. Everything is built on the foundation of your experience.

Aside

Everything is original, if by that you mean ‘never before’. Even if you act with intention to duplicate an image, no one has captured exactly this light in this place at this time – and no one ever will again. Everything is uniquely new in the ever-present now.