In 1992, Wally got married to Anna Julien with whom he also had love affairs for few years before being married. As a loving spouse they welcomed three children together.
When Wally was just 11, he induced an interest in film direction after he saw some shot scenes for Shamus (1973). While he was in his high school, he also got a job of a production assistant at a television station, WMDT-TV. He also served as a cameraman for a Washington news service for few times. His first work as a cinematographer was in the 1995 movie, The Granny. He kissed his pinnacle of success after he worked in the movie, The Dark Knight. He is receiving massive amount of salary from his career and his net worth is $4 million.