Scholars might tell you that Edgar Allan Poe wasn’t referring to stock video or After Effects templates when he wrote about loving “with a love that was more than love.” However, we beg to differ with such an outlandish claim.

Are bouquets of roses, the streets of Paris, or vintage cabernets really more romantic than the prospect of downloading unlimited stock footage until your heart is content? And do diamonds really last longer than After Effects templates or footage of high-definition puppies?

We made a video—using nothing but stock footage from our library—to find out:

Happy Valentine’s Day!