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

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22 Jun 16
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Good news: Whisky emoji has launched Bad news: It's not on your phone yet Good news: Will have to stick with the real thing for now

22 Jun 16
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Dads: Our suggested activity for you this #FathersDay https://t.co/FFNlfB8mLe

19 Jun 16
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As obsessed with #vinyl as you are with #whisky? You should check our Instagram this week https://t.co/V18mNfo1yT https://t.co/t7UV1xnFgF

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Cheers to Chef’s Choice Award winner, Joan Roca & the team at @CanRocaCeller, named in the #Worlds50Best Restaurants https://t.co/KL7myPwltN

14 Jun 16
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#FathersDay is just one week away. We asked our Head of Education @DarylHaldane what the day means to him https://t.co/OxQcgY6k4a

12 Jun 16
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Thanks to our fans who shared q's for Charlene Dawes. Make sure to check out her bar Angel's Share when in #HongKong https://t.co/4QItjGRrcP

10 Jun 16
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Macallan 12 YO Fine Oak is matured in sherry & bourbon casks - a great combination, perfect for beginners – CD https://t.co/0Xak7dSlII

10 Jun 16
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I'd suggest Macallan Estate Reserve. Deep flavours from sherry hogshead casks reminiscent of Sherry Oak 18 YO – CD https://t.co/u3W0HQi9pJ

10 Jun 16
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I started drinking whisky, then collecting, visited Scotland twice & learned the history behind each distillery - CD https://t.co/lnaSjcst32

09 Jun 16
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I'd suggest Macallan 12 Sherry Oak, 18 SO, then a 15 Fine Oak. You can compare the influence of each cask & age – CD https://t.co/J2dDuWSKyc

08 Jun 16
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#Whisky obsessive Charlene Dawes is here to answer your questions this week. Tag your q's #AskCharlene https://t.co/zineWtIY6v

06 Jun 16
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Want to learn more about #whisky? Charlene Dawes went from whisky fan to bar owner. Tweet your q's to #AskCharlene https://t.co/fqKuvzgNC5

04 Jun 16
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We’re in Tel Aviv for this week’s #TheToast. Bar Shira from @imperialcocktailbar shows us his ‘Stormy Old Fashioned' https://t.co/QXW43pDKFq

03 Jun 16
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The incredible whisky collections just keep on coming. Here's one from @tdm.be on Instagram #Obsessions https://t.co/L9oBXqIpLL

02 Jun 16
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#PeerlessSpirit is officially unveiled in Hong Kong tonight. Here's a sneak peak inside the event https://t.co/odO9YXZXRp

01 Jun 16
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Artist @chidywayne turns his skill to capturing #PeerlessSpirit - what do you think? https://t.co/2w1jiNdiE1

30 May 16

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