This video was uploaded recently onto Vimeo, juxtaposing photos people take while they travel that all look exactly the same. It points out the odd contrast of having absorbing and compelling experiences with the hard proof that they really aren’t all that unique, after all.


n. the frustration of photographing something amazing when thousands of identical photos already exist—the same sunset, the same waterfall, the same curve of a hip, the same closeup of an eye—which can turn a unique subject into something hollow and pulpy and cheap, like a mass-produced piece of furniture you happen to have assembled yourself.

However, the fact is you can be different… if you push yourself enough.

Originality is, in fact, how you apply storytelling to a specific action more than who you are.

Try different angles.

Think of a narrative and how will this narrative affect people who are listening or watching you.

Tell a story.