Photographer Tom Blachford’s New “Centro Verso” Series

For this series, the artist turned the lens upside down and to his hometown of Melbourne, Australia

Tom Blachford‘s Centro Verso photo series flips the lens in a few ways. These upside-down images are of his hometown Melbourne, and have futuristic and dystopian qualities—unlike his previous, inherently warm but noir Midnight Modern collections. This new project is also Blachford’s first foray into CAD (computer-aided design) and 3D printing, programming and more. It has all culminated in a show at Melbourne’s Backwoods Gallery …

Arthur Drooker’s Light-Bending “Cosmic Carnival” Monograph

A colorful, kinetic visual study from one of our favorite photographers

In many ways a celebration of light’s relationship with motion, photographer Arthur Drooker‘s new soft cover monograph, Cosmic Carnival, captures the swirling colors of rides at several county fairs. Nothing shy of a feast for the eyes, the 34 page photo book taps into childhood nostalgia and dizzying memories—but it also addresses the way we understand kinetic color. “I wanted to make the Cosmic Carnival …

Field Test: Leica’s Versatile SL2

Future-proofed and incredibly versatile, the German company's latest full-frame mirrorless camera

After being sworn to secrecy for so long, we can finally talk about the latest product from legendary German camera-maker Leica: their new full-frame mirrorless camera, the SL2. In early October, we joined the brand in Wetzlar, Germany at their Leitz-Park campus for a few days of field testing the SL2 and to gain a better understanding of what exactly makes a Leica a Leica. …