In case you missed the foggy morning today because you've been busy following your passion, enjoy some nature & marina photographs below!

Have you missed the foggy morning because you've been busy hopping on the rat race... you might want to consider changing your life or views.

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I haven't been out with my camera on a non-professional photography tour for many months and many reasons. First of all I felt like so many talented photographers are out there capturing the beauty of nature with the eye they perceive it and I didn't feel like hopping on the wagon. Secondly I got to caught up in the web of perfection.

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It's a mix of lack of confidence and self doubt and a little bit of too much pressure we put on ourselves. Yes, me too.

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Do you sometimes feel that when you put too much pressure on yourself things just don't want to work out?

In sport, art, designing. From creative passions to professional ambitions.

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When we put ourselves under too much pressure it feels like our hands are frozen. Thoughts run uncontrollably from inspiration to dismissal.

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That's when you have to stop.

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If you let your life - if professional or personal, creative or analytical - be lead by pressure it's time to take a break.

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Re-assess, look back and review at what you have achieved - it ain't all that bad!

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Take some time out and allow some me time. Re-connect with friends and family. Help someone who seems stuck in their own bubble.

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And then come back.

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Forget about pressures. Competition. Being perfect. 

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Do you believe in "practice makes perfect" - personally I don't strive for perfection and I feel we should rethink.

I much rather believe in "passion makes happy". If you strive for perfection you will always follow a goal which is impossible to reach. The progress of technology is way too fast. Innovation and change happens every day. So "perfection" doesn't really exist.

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Rather than waiting for the perfect sunshine, heading out in optimal photography lighting or the "blue hour", I picked up my camera this morning, took my dog, and went for a less scenic walk in the fog. I stopped thinking about the famous landscape photographers, well-known sun set and waterfall stills and followed my passion & emotions.

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You won't find a spider balancing on a silky thread while carying fog drops over a peer in the sunshine.

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A gray, misty background provides a fabulous frame and creates an amazing contrast. 

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If you have imagination you don't need to see the full landscape lid by perfect sunshine.

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So enjoy this week that started misty and mystic. Take time out when you feel you need to come back to your own true passion.

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Replace perfection with happiness - or even contentment. 

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Appreciate the fog as it paints the world in very different colours.

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Stay humble!

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