EDITING IS EVERYTHING

There is no such thing as a new idea. It is impossible. We simply take a lot of old ideas and put them into a sort of mental kaleidoscope. We give them a turn and they make new and curious combinations...
— Mark Twain

You've probably heard that quote before. For some, it's discouraging. But, it shouldn't be. While the ideas you have aren't new, how you edit or remix an idea is. I found perhaps the most literal example of this in the video below. You can see how editing made lifestyle footage feel like something entirely different, and even magical.