On the left, thousands of students and I.V. residents gathered together at Manzanita Beach for an Isla Vista Paddle Out Memorial on May 28, 2014. On the right, the beach on a typical quiet day.
On the left, police officers gather at a crime scene near the Loop Apartments in the aftermath of the May 23 shootings. On the right, Pizza My Heart is filled with patrons on an evening.
On the left, distraught I.V. residents protest outside IV Deli, urging news crews to leave their community. On the right, IV Deli’s windows advertise the establishment’s various deals.
On the left, police officers taped off the final crash site of the shooter’s black BMW on Del Playa Drive. On the right, a row of cars is parked at the street corner.
On the left, a segment of Trigo Road in front of the Loop Apartments is taped off. On the right, an Amazon store has closed for the evening.
Siavash Ghadiri is a senior biopsychology student at UCSB, and the current Photo Editor of The Daily Nexus.
His love for the art began with enrollment in a 35mm darkroom photography class at Fairfax High School in Los Angeles, California. His experience crosses many niches, including street photography, landscape photography, portrait photography, music photography, and photojournalism.
He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.