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Full of love and devocean: (Visual) storytelling with videos, photos, blogs

Welcome to our world! With (visual) storytelling we - Yoeri & Nicki - want to share our love and devotion for the ocean, diving and the weird wonderful world we are living in: Videos and photos presenting (marine) facts with personal views, ideas, projects, partners, products and more in two blogs (ENG and GER) and beyond to open hearts, touch minds, connect and inspire transformation.

More about our vision and our work right here as that's Devocean.

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Recent blog posts

  • Screenshot from "Take a Minute to Relax XXXIII": Sarasvati Anemone shrimp (Periclimenes sarasvati), a beautiful commensal shrimp, genus of semi-transparent within the family Palaemonidae, on an anemone. Common names, depending on the region of the Indo-Pacific where it is found. Anemone- Carid, Cleaner, Commensal, or even Glass shrimp, due to the fact that their bodies are almost transparent. Pnik eggs in abdomen visible, red stripes through the eyes and blue ones on the white speckled claws.
    26. November 2021

    Sarasvati Anemone Shrimp: Periclimenes sarasvati

    In this episode of “Take a Minute to Relax”, we would like to focus your attention on a small treasure, that’s easy to overlook: Sarasvati Anemone shrimp (Periclimenes sarasvati). This little beauty is a commensal shrimp, genus of semi-transparent

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  • Juvenile Lesser Antillean Bullfinch (Loxigilla noctis) is sitting on a twig on top of its nest on Sint Eustatius, Caribbean Netherlands.
    14. November 2021

    Living together: Teachings of an Antillean Bullfinch

    Observing animals and learning not only about but also from them and finally interacting with one another is what we love most in diving. However, our passion for nature doesn’t end underwater. For starters, we present you with our personal view on the

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  • Screenshot from "Take a Minute to Relax XXXII" showing mblyeleotris randalli a.k.a. know as Gold-barred Shrimp Goby, Gudgeon, Orangestripe Prawn Goby, Orangestripe Watchman Goby, Randall's Shrimp Goby, Sailfin Shrimp Goby hovering over its borrow in the sand. White body and five distinct bars in orange with big partly translucent dorsal fin with black spot in the centre.
    13. Oktober 2021

    Take a Minute XXXII: Randall’s Shrimp Goby (Amblyeleotris randalli)

    After a long wait, we’re very happy to bring you another episode of our “Take a Minute to Relax” series. The guest star in it is both flamboyant as well as interesting and goes by the scientific name Amblyeleotris randalli. In the common tongue, there

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  • Take a Minute to relax and breathe to coral reef life: Screen shot of "Take a Minute XXXI": Coral reef life or breathing to relax body and mind showing the beautiful coral reef top at Wakatobi Dive Resort in Sulawesi Indonesia.
    12. September 2021

    Take a Minute to relax and breathe to coral reef life

    This time in „Take a Minute to Relax“ we present coral reef life in the shallows (Wakatobi, Sulawesi, Indonesia) and invite you to breathe. As we have been writing about „The reefs of Wakatobi“ in episode XI and „Coral Reef

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  • Postcard with warm regards fro Devocean Pictures: The sky has NO limits. Photograph taken from Amed Beach on Bali (Indonesia) with the flat blue sea, morning sun forming an orange layer under cloud formations. Text in the light blue sky above.
    25. August 2021

    Go places, meet people, do things

    What comes to your mind when you hear „go places, meet people, do things“? Possibly, this slogan used by PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors) left diving students all over the world way more confused than inspired to continue

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Showing Nicola Jaeger kneeling in a blue dress laughing with her camera in her hands.

Nicki

Writer, photographer, geographer, diver, chief editor, activist, hippie
Showing Nicola Jaeger kneeling in a blue dress laughing with her camera in her hands.

Yoeri

Videographer, traveller, diver, instructor, editor, captain, nature lover

Our mission & philosophy

  • dive and document: Open your eyes.
  • evolve and educate: Change is possible.
  • guide and guard: Experience and respect nature.
  • live and love: Become your true self.
  • search and share: Knowledge is power.
  • connect and protect: Transform the world.

Contact us

Discover videos and photos made with love and devotion as part of our (visual) storytelling for blogs and beyond. All content is created to share our passion for the ocean and the whole wide wonderful world to inspire us and others to connect and protect. Read more on our vision and mission on That's devocean.