If there’s two things I love it’s good whiskey, and obviously, beautiful photography. So it’s pretty awesome that I was asked to take over the Instagram handle for The Macallan tonight at a special event celebrating the launch of the brand’s Masters of Photography series. For the fourth edition of its series, The Macallan has commissioned renowned photographer Elliott Erwitt to capture the spirit of Scotland (where Macallan is made) through a collection of 58 images; each pair with a never before released single cask whisky from The Macallan.
New York Times recently published this great photo of the kitchen of Jean Georges, one of the top French chefs in the world, which was taken by Brett Beyer. The stitched together photo is a fantastic look at the fervent pace a kitchen like Georges must maintain, and it’s quite interesting to see the inner workings of his Columbus Circle restaurant. It’s also pretty incredible that Brett was able to get a camera/cameras above the kitchen, you wouldn’t expect there to be a whole lot of room.
Be sure to see more of Brett’s work, including more awesome overhead shots like this, by clicking here.
The Berlin-based photographer Friederike von Rauch is one of my favorite photographers working today. Originally starting out as a silversmith, von Rauch stepped behind the camera while working as a location scout for film productions and ever since she’s been taking some of the most striking images I’ve ever seen. Her latest work, Sleeping Beauties, is a slight departure from her normal images of monochrome buildings and industrial landscape. These images peer behind the scenes of museums and galleries throughout Europe, offering us a glimpse at the artwork after-hours.
Last week Time Magazine shared a fantastic collection of photographs taken by the Hungarian photographer Tamas Dezso. The series – entitled Notes For an Epilogue – presents a portrait of Romania and highlights how the former Eastern Bloc nation is now in a moment of transition, with both its spiritual tradition and its physical heritage simultaneously disintegrating.
Artist and photographer, Richard Mosse, is no stranger to The Fox Is Black: Bobby covered his work over a year ago. But, as of September this year, the culmination of his two year stint in the Congo has been released. Titled The Enclave, it puts an otherworldly twist on the conflict happening there, as well as any preconceptions you might have previously had towards war.