The term original refers to the negative (positive if reversal processed) or image file from a digital camera that was in camera when the object was photographed. It also applies to sound recordings on film, or video recordings. Original are also materials from which copies are made, such as handwritten, typed or computer generated documents, printed material, tracings, drawings, etc. The term can also apply to original work/s of art.
I. Current (Updated by R. M. Elliott)