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The Macallan Masters of Photography ‘capture the character of your land’

Sean Lee-Davies captures the character of Hong Kong

Last week we brought you into the heart and soul of Russia through photographer Vladimir Vyatkin’s portrayal of his homeland.  Today we invite you to discover Hong Kong through the lens of director and photographer, Sean Lee-Davies.

Local photographer Sean Lee-Davies, one of Hong Kong's most prominent photographers, began his professional career in magazines, culminating in his appointment as director of editorial and photography for 12 Tatler magazines across Asia. During his career Sean interviewed and photographed some of the most famous personalities in the world including; Marc Jacobs, Eva Herzigova, Leonardo Di Caprio, Roger Federer and Cara Delavigne.

From the steppes of the Mongolian plains to the red carpets of Cannes, Sean is comfortable switching between high end fashion shoots for Vogue to filming for National Geographic.  Having worked with Burberry, Bentley and Cartier, The Macallan was in esteemed company.

Just as Elliott captured the eccentricities of our great Scottish people for our latest Masters of Photography Series, Sean delves deep into the character of Chinese people in the cultural hub of Hong Kong.  His images of the stunning vertical city are visually striking and dynamic.  He mixes the angular architecture with iconic cultural practises and secret street moments.  He challenges viewers to change perspective and sometimes view images differently.  Our favourite image is of the International Commerce Centre glowing in the early morning light – simply enchanting. What’s yours?

Have you visited Hong Kong?  Do Sean’s images evoke memories of an unforgettable trip?  We’re asking aspiring photographers around the world to capture the heart and soul of their homeland - visit our Masters of Photography website and share your stories with us!

Just as photography engages the senses, our precious single malt whisky does the same thing through flavour and rich character.  Discover each of the 58 whiskies from The Macallan Master of Photography: Elliott Erwitt Edition here and let them transport you on a journey around Scotland.

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Feast your eyes on our #FineFoodFriday pairing of Sienna, grilled springbok loin, smoked aubergine & celeriac puree! http://t.co/fJ7J2habRn

17 Apr 15
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RT @angelshareglass Next week @The_Macallan Distillery will stock our new 12 year old angels - what do you think? http://t.co/WuoeG5lvyw

17 Apr 15
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Happy #WhiskyWednesday! Today we're opening a bottle of our rich 25 Years Old Sherry Oak, as captured by @joshrubin http://t.co/tHXnipLTEu

15 Apr 15
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Nothing beats a great dram with a great view. Where is your favourite view in the world to enjoy with a dram? http://t.co/jFRs7I7Psg

13 Apr 15
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It's time to open The Macallan Sherry Oak 12 Years Old… what better way to start the weekend? http://t.co/NEi2hjMzx0

10 Apr 15
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This week in our Meet the Master series we sit down with @RojaDove. Join us on a journey through the world of scents http://t.co/q95XPGwFgr

09 Apr 15
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This #WhiskyWednesday we're savouring our impeccable 18 Years Old Sherry Oak with notes of dried fruit & ginger http://t.co/Eaun2zi5PL

08 Apr 15
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Have a wonderful #Easter from everyone at The Macallan. What better occasion to enjoy chocolate with your dram? http://t.co/zKWMFOBh20

05 Apr 15
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Gentle & warming, our Sienna pairs perfectly with a chocolate pot & vanilla bean ice cream this #FineFoodFriday http://t.co/XUW9SbaMNX

03 Apr 15
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Housing some of our rarest whiskies, The Macallan Whisky Bar & Lounge at Galaxy Macau Resort is our kind of bar… http://t.co/wSiET9hsBm

02 Apr 15
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Today we dedicate our #WhiskyWednesday to the Maple Old Fashioned cocktail. Sláinte! http://t.co/YdGjwjiUsJ http://t.co/WKUHsBUL0E

01 Apr 15
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Happy #WhiskyDay2015! To celebrate we raise a dram of The Macallan Gold, captured here at a @leica_camera event. http://t.co/Q58rhlr8Ii

27 Mar 15
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The 2015 Ultimate Spirits Challenge rated our exquisite Rare Cask as ‘Extraordinary’... http://t.co/1Mg2ISRvi1

26 Mar 15
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Feast your eyes on our delectable cocktails perfectly poured in partnership with @MRPORTERLIVE http://t.co/7LshGImpGE http://t.co/sdUBVVwDFS

26 Mar 15

The Macallan perfectly poured with MR PORTER

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Maximum chill, minimum dilution - guaranteed with our ice ball maker. Purchase yours at http://t.co/GPyHee4LtJ http://t.co/j2gxW0Kwuq

25 Mar 15
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As today marks #WorldWaterDay, we raise a dram of @LALIQUE Cire Perdue to our friends @charitywater... http://t.co/oiD7YW7EP3

22 Mar 15
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To celebrate @Spirit_Speyside festival we've partnered with @angelshareglass to create The Macallan whisky angel http://t.co/rIvplXnXG1

20 Mar 15
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To celebrate @Spirit_Speyside festival we've partnered with @Angelsshareglass to create The Macallan whisky angel http://t.co/rIvplXnXG1

20 Mar 15
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#HappyBirthday to our friend @JosepPituRoca! Discover how you can celebrate with him at our Ultimate Dinner... http://t.co/MC4l5YkAsT

19 Mar 15
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¡Feliz Día del Padre, amigos! Brindemos con una copa de The Macallan M #DiaDelPadre http://t.co/bAYpeMNXlW

19 Mar 15
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Today, we're raising a dram of our rich Ruby to say #HappyMothersDay - Sláinte! http://t.co/5HdmSWlOMd

15 Mar 15
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This is our idea of the perfect whisky & wardrobe pairing; Gold, @HugoBoss gloves, scarf & a @Borsalino_World fedora! http://t.co/kqq47b3xR0

13 Mar 15
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RT @V_and_A: Preparations begin for Alexander @WorldMcQueen #SavageBeauty Fashion Gala, presented by @AmexUK @KeringGroup http://t.co/9s9jM

12 Mar 15

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