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From the iconic Forth Road Bridge to a chip shop on the Orkney Islands The Masters of Photography: Elliott Erwitt Edition saw Elliott interpret the unique richness and quirkiness of our Scottish character! We challenged you to capture the character of your land & share it with us for our Master Class Competition.

The competition came to close on 6 March and so we began our photographic journey around the world discovering the diverse and inspiring images you submitted. Today we bring you the final 50...

From the streets of Paris to a beach in Miami the shortlist of images capture the very essence of people, buildings, landscapes and emotions of the many cities around the world.

Anena Burger captured ‘Bowing to the Sun’ in an image depicting the moment the sun set over The Great Karoo region, one of the most arid regions of South Africa. Much like Anena we think sunsets like these ‘take your breath away’!

Valeria Massimino captured ‘Elisa’s Soul’, an image of an 84 year old woman who lives in La Boca, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Valeria says: ‘in her eyes you can see his soul.’

Bjorn van Sinttruije’s shot taken in the romantic city of Paris shows a bride arriving at French restaurant & cafe ‘La Maison Rose’.  A white van is seen parked with its doors open. Bjorn drew on Elliott’s quirky style and captioned this image ‘The Wedding Car’.  

Each of the final 50 has its own story and has captured the character in their own way – can you see your image in our shortlist?

If your image appears among the top 50 showcased on the left you could be in with a chance of winning the high performance Leica X Vario, the Leica C digital compact camera or our Ice Ball Maker and glassware so you can enjoy a dram of Macallan with maximum chill and minimum dilution.

Andreas Kaufmann, Chairman of Leica, Leica Academy Tutor, Robin Sinha and our very own Director of The Macallan, Ken Grier will now decide on the three winning images which will be announced on Wednesday 23 April. Stay tuned...

 

 

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Details make all the difference; vote for your final addition #CrowdSourcedCocktail #twitterpoll https://t.co/uwdaHVxkQ9

26 Jul 16
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#CrowdSourcedCocktail - Final round, this serve is looking good - what should top it off?

25 Jul 16
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Fresh mint is the clear favourite for our #CrowdSourcedCocktail. Next week...garnishes https://t.co/99yxrt4vyX

22 Jul 16
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Basil or mint? What will you add to our #CrowdSourcedCocktail? Vote in the pinned #twitterpoll on our profile https://t.co/RJYXREjYLd

20 Jul 16
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Need whisky inspiration? We're taking The Macallan to the next level over on Instagram https://t.co/BARVYcWKQj https://t.co/zLA5EjUcbU

19 Jul 16
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#CrowdSourcedCocktail - Round three, let's add a little twist to this serve

18 Jul 16
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The choice is made! It is the 15mls of olorosso sherry that goes into our #CrowdSourcedCocktail https://t.co/6huwQ8zq4M

15 Jul 16
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Sweet vermouth or olorosso sherry? Choose your favourite in our pinned #twitterpoll #CrowdSourcedCocktail https://t.co/loQfjeAHp7

14 Jul 16
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Over Silent Season distillery staff are given a break. Asked if this applies to social media team, no answer yet... https://t.co/2KR7lMluWJ

13 Jul 16
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Shhh...it's Silent Season at our distillery until July 26 to allow for maintenance and give our team a break https://t.co/y5gSN9SE4w

12 Jul 16
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#CrowdSourcedCocktail - Round two, time to choose what joins Fine Oak 12 Year Old in the glass

11 Jul 16
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#CrowdSourcedCocktail round one is over, Old Fashioned glass won. Check on Monday as we continue to build our serve https://t.co/bSATT16MHC

08 Jul 16
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Have you voted in our #CrowdSourcedCocktail poll yet? Head to the pinned tweet on our channel to choose glassware

07 Jul 16
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One to watch out for at the airport; The Macallan Classic Travel Range with photography from @xrayveasey https://t.co/v0uLqfYiv9

06 Jul 16
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#CrowdSourcedCocktail - Round one, time to choose your glassware

05 Jul 16
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The lighter style of The Macallan Fine Oak 12 y/o makes it a versatile whisky. Say hello to #CrowdSourcedCocktail https://t.co/Nis6LWGnE7

04 Jul 16
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Three culinary innovators, one extraordinary whisky. Take a look at our #IntoTheRare event hosted at @CanRocaCeller https://t.co/AVIeRDTjGO

04 Jul 16
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#Whisky lovers - we all like it neat but what's your classic #scotch cocktail of choice?

29 Jun 16
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#Sneaker fans; our final obsessive is one for you, head to our Instagram to learn more https://t.co/LOhjAEgLu8 https://t.co/u3jbL5ikUV

27 Jun 16
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Calling all #Leica fans: Visit our Instagram to see the latest in our series on #Obsessions https://t.co/jGp1wverbZ https://t.co/4Jxm3bTbWB

22 Jun 16

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