Fresh Voices: Composition at Cal Poly


Images and experiences can be can be interpreted in various ways depending on the viewpoint from which they are seen. Shelley Dangoor says that her photograph “captures a different side of Venice Beach. [It] is known for being a popular tourist spot and is always filled with hundreds of visitors each day”—a perspective which is not conveyed in the above image. Without the usual crowds, Venice Beach becomes a different place. What happens when you take a fresh look at something seemingly familiar to you? Do you see different aspects of an experience in retrospect?