Carbon, the Acclaim Magazine-affiliated festival of contemporary style, design, and culture, returned to Melbourne, Australia, for the 2012 edition over the weekend. Speakers included legendary photographer Ricky Powell, Complex contributor Joy Yoon, Mass Appeal E-I-C Treats, and Sneeze mag capo Nic Fensom. 

The four forums covered topics like new media, making money through your art, the evolution of a brand, and the effect of social media on photography.

Keep reading for our favorite moments from this year's meeting of the great minds.