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Mersey Ferry #3

Liverpool skyline from the Mersey Ferry, 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.

This view is from the stern of the ferry as we were sailing back across the river to Seacombe Dock, and shows the Liverpool skyline including the iconic Royal Liver Building.

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 - mersey ferry 03

Camera - Canon EOS 6DMK2 DSLR

Lens - 24-105mm zoom @ 24mm

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

Filters - Polarising filter used to reduce glare and enhance colours.

Location - Liverpool, Merseyside, England

Image enhancements - Adobe Lightroom

Comments - Image underexposed slightly to preserve highlights.