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Royal Liver Building, Liverpool #1

Royal Liver Building and Liver Bird, Liverpool, Merseyside, England

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A spur of the moment decision to drive around the Wirral Peninsula to have a look at the Liverpool skyline found my wife Liz and I stopping at Seacombe Dock Ferry Terminal, home of the world famous Mersey Ferry.

For Liz, being a Liverpudlian, this brought back memories of childhood trips from Anfield, over the River Mersey by ferry, to spend a day at the seaside of New Brighton with her parents, now deceased.

So of course, we had to take the Mersey Ferry over to Liverpool and back for old times' sake.

We caught the last sailing of the day, so we couldn't get off and explore the Liverpool waterfront, but of course I photographed and videod the experience for posterity.

The ferry docked on the liverpool waterfront right opposite the world famous Royal Liver Building, resplendant in the sunshine and crowned with the symbolic Liver Bird, so of course, I took some photos while waiting for the ferry to depart once again for Seacombe Dock.

We now plan to repeat the experience, earlier in the day next time, so we can get off and have a wander around the Three Graces and the renovated Docklands at our leisure.

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Filename - liverpool royal liver building 01

Camera - Canon EOS 6DMK2 DSLR

Lens - 24-105mm Zoom @ 105mm

Exposure - 1/125 sec @ f/8, ISO100

Filters - Polarising filter used to enhance colours.

Location - Liverpool, Merseyside, England

Image enhancements - Adobe Lightroom

Comments - Handheld capture with image stabilisation.