Looking at other portfolios

posted on 31st of march, 2008

I think that I will stop looking through others portfolios, seeing the most popular images, the newest images. I worry too much that I might accidently copycat someone else.

I love to see everyone else's designs and yet I am concerned that it will inspire me and that inspiration may be too close to the original, or a few days from now I will design something that is a vague recollection of something I have seen by someone else.

I have a varied portfolio as you can see by these different subjects.

I think the old adage "there is nothing new under the sun" is why I think of it. It is like the person who invents something only to be too late to the patent office and someone else makes millions on it.
I don't ever want to be guilty of copying any one else and yet sometimes we can see another old adage come to pass "great minds think alike"

Comments (2)

Posted by Ladykassie on May 16, 2008
nicely stated th the both of you.. ;0)
Hey.. I have a nice alien in my portfolio
Posted by Denisebeverly on April 04, 2008
thanks so much, and your post was so informative. thanks for taking time to post back.

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Photo credits: , Denise Milana Beverly.

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