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The second installment

Masters of Photography II – same brilliance, entirely different style

Building on from our last collaboration with the fabulous Rankin we are thrilled to announce the second installment of our Masters of Photography series – this time featuring the true living legend that is Scotland born Albert Watson.

To bring those not tuned into the world of photography up to speed on Albert Watson and his work, he is one of the few photographers in the world who has seen one of his prints go for $108,000 in auction. What's more, he's also the mastermind behind posters for major Hollywood films such as 'Kill Bill', 'Memoirs of a Geisha', 'The Da Vinci Code', as well as over 200 covers for Vogue and Rolling Stone Magazine. We could go on and on about the brilliance of his portfolio and credentials, but we reckon it's better to show you the goods – have a look at his stunning website and lots more here.

At the moment we are keeping the theme of the next Masters of Photography project secret, but we can tell you that the key ingredients include: a dramatic and yet romantic 'art noir' voyage, a stylish couple and the secret behind The Macallan. The final result will be revealed by The Macallan at a series of events later in 2010 and early 2011, but expect more details about this exciting new collaboration on our blog in the months to come.

In the meantime, you will hopefully enjoy, this insightful set of interviews that start with Albert Watson recounting his career – from early days as a photographer (late 1960s and 1970s), to full blown professional photographer living in New York working for the biggest names in the fashion industry (1980s). All in all an inspiring story based on talent, mastery and hard work, all values that are at the core of The Macallan.

Enjoy!

 

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Friday night, why not mix up the #CrowdSourcedCocktail you created last month? https://t.co/vBURK8DVV4

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Has it really been a year since The Macallan Rare Cask Black launched? Good time for this @chidywayne repost https://t.co/0u8OiXPOBx

24 Aug 16
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Another new member of the #EasterElchies team. New General Manager, Jody Marshall, will show you a warm welcome https://t.co/n4vDIVcgcr

23 Aug 16
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Travelling via Amsterdam Airport Schiphol soon? The Macallan is Malt of the Month in duty free #AnyExcuse https://t.co/FNj2j12JpA

22 Aug 16
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Throwback to behind-the-scenes of Masters of Photography 5 with @mariotestino #WorldPhotoDay https://t.co/gvZDny9VNi

19 Aug 16
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Today we raise a glass to Willie Bremner our former ghillie, who sadly passed away this week https://t.co/f01qo0cmaf

19 Aug 16
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Meet our new Master Distiller (and quite possibly the tallest man in Scotch) @nickJsavage https://t.co/jzEmfIL38r

18 Aug 16
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Our final #RareCaskAmplified bartender is Taipei's Angus Zou. Like @BarratJimmy, he brought his blowtorch... https://t.co/2Ohub1sPNy

15 Aug 16
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We asked @BarratJimmy to create a cocktail. He brought a blowtorch... #RareCaskAmplified https://t.co/AJnXKJ8p9R

12 Aug 16
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Does the type of water you add to a whisky make a difference? @betterdrinking thinks so #RareCaskAmplified https://t.co/qRsSCTrKe8

11 Aug 16
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Right now, @CanRocaCeller is on tour for #bbvarocatour16, bringing The Macallan to London, Hong Kong and the US https://t.co/NNCwCgFZw5

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Four bartenders, three chefs, two days, one Rare Cask #RareCaskAmplified https://t.co/YmfhO1guyr

09 Aug 16
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What happens when the world's greatest chefs and bartenders collide? #RareCaskAmplified https://t.co/AuwQSuGBZR

08 Aug 16
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Say hello to the #CrowdSourcedCocktail you made. Fine Oak 12, Oloroso sherry, maple syrup, fresh mint & crushed ice https://t.co/1aS8jBIjjQ

05 Aug 16
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Missed #MacallanAmplified yesterday? You can still take a look here https://t.co/fPkZY56WBC

04 Aug 16

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