Like any creative mind, his is restless. We have tried more than a couple of approaches. Every week, he pops in to ask if I can do them again.
He's worried that he's driving me nuts. This relentless evaluation of one's work is all part of the creative process.
Today, I worked for an hour on 30 seconds worth of music. Spending hours on photos is not unusual either.
Barring the occasional nod from the gods or a bit of luck, very few of us get it right the first time. Editing has to be a labor of love, otherwise it is sheer drudgery.
There's always more chaff than wheat.