Carl Walker finds inspiration in the impressive industrial buildings and waterscapes of Merseyside’s historic docks
My grandad passed down a manual SLR camera to me when I was 14. I finally upgraded to a Nikon D-SLR, a D3100 (which I still love using), in 2011, and I haven’t looked back.
I prefer to shoot my landscapes during the evening or morning in order to get the best possible long shadows and softer light, and I’ll often be found with a wide-angle lens, 10-stop ND filter and a TriggerTrap mobile app capturing long-exposure shots of water and skylines. I love moody, high-contrast skies, and I’ll spend a lot of time cloudwatching in the morning or
I prefer to shoot my landscapes during the evening or morning in order to get the best possible long shadows and softer light
evening waiting for the right conditions. My Hoya polarising filter is always with me as well, and I’ll often leave it attached while I’m walking around, just in case I want to subdue or highlight reflections, deepen blues or reduce glare from grass and vegetation.
Architecture, water and anything historic is usually what grabs my attention, and living close to Liverpool, with its historic docks and spectacular old buildings lining