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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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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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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

16 Jun 16
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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

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