Haha. I am also a journalism student. It is completely objective as opposed to subjective art. But that is a whole other matter.
What I am really asking about is the current state of photography and its future. It isn't necessarily about me but the art as a whole.
The video is true. Just look at classic, renaissance and neo-classical art. How many times are we going to do colored (classical), white nude statues?
This is why they have us do master studies or take aspects from other artists in painting assignments. Copy, transform and combine