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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.


Discover our blue planet


It is what you make of it.

Recent blog posts

  • 27. Mai 2022

    No fruits in paradise!? Water to green St. Eustatius

    When we were living on Statia from 2014 to 2015, a good friend of mine visited us on the Dutch Caribbean island. Even though she loved St. Eustatius and the whole experience, she brought up a good question: „Why are there no fruits in paradise?“ Like her,

  • Whale shark circling in the blue water at Anda (Bohol, The Philippines). Screenshot taken from Take a Minute XXXIX: Whale shark (Rhincodon typus) filmed and edited by Yoeri for Devocean Pictures. Whale shark is still young, maybe 7-8 metres long with a whie belly. The rest of the body is dark grey with white spots (a unique pattern for every shark). A pilot fish hangs onto the tail fin.
    22. Mai 2022

    Swim with a whale shark (Rhincodon typus)

    After many episodes that focused on the smaller and more cryptic marine life, in this „Take a Minute to Relax“ we’d like to introduce you to the largest fish in the ocean, the whale shark (Rhincodon typus). The name of this creature has confused

  • 27. April 2022

    Statia‘s sea turtles 1: Species, sex & individuals

    Our first article about Statia’s sea turtles focuses on how to identify turtles, from species via sex to individuals, and how to support science and conservation regarding sea turtles around St. Eustatius (Caribbean Netherlands) and beyond: Turtles are

  • Screenshot of Take a Minute XXXVIII : Harlequin Crab (Lissocarcinus laevis) fimed and edited by Yoeri Bulk (Devocean Pictures): The harlequin crab in white and red with some yellow on carapace is climbing into a sea anemone to steal its food. Wakatobi Dive Resort, Sulawesi, Indonesia.
    5. April 2022

    Harlequin Crab: Lissocarcinus laevis

    This relaxing Minute features a colourful character, and its relationship with anemones, as well as certain coral species, and even some sea cucumbers: Harlequin Crab (Lissocarcinus laevis). In it, we see a Harlequin crab caught with its hand in the cookie

  • Screenshot of slender filefish (Monacanthus tuckeri) in "Take a Minute to Relax" showing this small fish in beige with white and darker shots and long filaments “spicules” is hiding at a rope covered in hydroits, encrusting sponges and soft corals with the blue sea in the background. Yellow golden eye of this small fish is quite protuding and the spine of the dorsal fin half erected.
    20. März 2022

    Caribbean clip: Slender filefish (Monacanthus tuckeri)

    In this minute of relaxation, we bring you another Caribbean addition in our series „Take a Minute to relax“. The small but beautiful Monacanthus tuckeri, a.k.a. the Slender filefish. Although most individuals encountered, range between 2-5cm in length,

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


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


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.