Is it how someone wants you to see it?
Does it matter much if it strikes a cord with you, as to why it looks the way it does, or how it go to the state it's in? Some schools of thought will tell you it's all about results, what's the finished product, cut to the chase. Other orders will maintain that it's not the journey but the destination. It depends on your audience, as to whether they're product-focused, process-focused, or if they're able to appreciate a little of both, as to the response you'll get. Ultimately, it's the choice of any given participant in the viewing exchange to determine their position, artist included.
Here's one more shot from a recent hike. What does it say to you?
To me it says, it was a beautiful day.