Whisky Island

PhotographerKonrad Borkowski
PrizeHonorable Mention
City/CountryCraighouse, United Kingdom
Photo DateNovember 2015
Technical InfoShot on Canon 5D MKII and 6D
Entry Description

Behind the Scenes at Isle of Islay's Legendary Single Malt Distilleries. Islay is the magical island in Scotland's Southern Hebrides that boasts eight active distilleries, countless world renowned single malts and its own whisky classification, protected by Scots law. 1_Kilchoman_Distillery Operators Jake Burgess, Neil McEachern and Jamie Muir outside the warehouse at Conisby, Isle of Islay, Scotland 2_Using a valinch when pouring a whisky sample from a barrel, Caol Ila Distillery, Isle of Islay 3_Maltman Arthur Holyoke turning the barely in the maltbarn at Laphroaig Distillery, Isle of Islay, Scotland 4_Book Cover - Adam Hannet rolling a whisky barrel in Bruichladdich Distillery Warehouse, Isle of Islay, Scotland 5_Distillery operator, Jamie, Mactaggart, at the still room with view onto the Sound of Islay and the Paps of Jura, Caol Ila distillery, Isle of Islay

About Photographer

Konrad Borkowski specialises in landscape, documentary and lifestyle photography. He lives in the Isle of Jura, but photographs all around Scotland and worldwide. His images have featured in a variety of publications including The Times, The Scotsman, Planet Golf, GQ Germany, Swedish First Class Magazine and Italian Internazionale. He has also worked on a range of commissions from corporate clients such as Glenmorangie, Mo√ęt Hennessy, Beam Suntory, Whyte & Mackay and Ardfin Estate. Konrad is the author of Jura: The Wild Island book and co-author of Whisky Island for which he has produced all photography.