Quote Originally Posted by Michael A. Smith
As one great artist said, "If I have acheived anything at all it is only because I have stood on the shoulders of giants."
"If I have seen farther than others, it is because I have stood on the shoulders of giants."
-Sir Isaac Newton, as quoted in On the Shoulders of Giants, Lynn Arthur Steen, editor, copyright 1990, The National Academy of Sciences.

Was he a great artist? Maybe. Certainly food for thought there. I'm especially intrigued by the reference to "seeing farther...". Maybe we don't need cameras to see.