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Underwater Photo Contest Entries By John De Jong (4)

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Entries to the annual contest close 31st December 2019

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These picture of the frog I made in my own garden. It tooks some time to come close enough with my 50mm macro lens.
By John De Jong
posted Thursday, May 15, 2008
49 votes

These male Sepia tried to impress me.
By John De Jong
posted Thursday, July 10, 2008
40 votes

Some playing with the snoot yesterday. These Aeolidia papillosa was willing to pose.....
By John De Jong
posted Sunday, January 29, 2012
32 votes

These pictures of the mating of the Sepia was made at a moment with good visibility, no other divers around and som sunlight at 7 meter depth.
By John De Jong
posted Thursday, December 18, 2008
31 votes

Another result of my snorkling trip in the small canal close to my home. You need to see it bigger I assume....
By John De Jong
posted Monday, May 31, 2010
30 votes

These karpers are normaly hard to encounter. I made this picture waiting with my snorkel between the vegetation, I could almost tough him.
By John De Jong
posted Monday, January 14, 2008
28 votes

The first time I ever saw Syngnathus acus mating, last weekend in our Oosterschelde. Unfortunately I had my macro lens on the camera :-(
By John De Jong
posted Sunday, April 25, 2010
28 votes

Sepia´s at the start of mating. Some seconds later and they will be right ahead each other.
By John De Jong
posted Thursday, July 23, 2009
27 votes

I made some pipes on my underwaterhousing to make half/half pictures. Ofcourse I have to test it close to my home with these water lily.
By John De Jong
posted Thursday, May 27, 2010
26 votes

These female Sepia is putting her egg to a stick, while her partner is in the neighborhood.
By John De Jong
posted Friday, May 18, 2012
26 votes
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Our waters can be grey, but these heremite lobsters make ... by John De Jong
Our waters can be grey, but these heremite lobsters make it colourful.
6 Votes
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Sepia´s at the start of mating. Some seconds later and th... by John De Jong
Sepia´s at the start of mating. Some seconds later and they will be right ahead each other.
27 Votes
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Trinchesia concinna in the Oosterschelde. Not that colour... by John De Jong
Trinchesia concinna in the Oosterschelde. Not that colourfull as it's hot water family.
15 Votes
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Limacia clavigera at the Oosterschelde. They can be find ... by John De Jong
Limacia clavigera at the Oosterschelde. They can be find only some weeks of the year on Electra pilosa. So last week I took a day of, and succeeded to find them. Colour in cold water.
13 Votes
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Seahorse between the sea gras in France. by John De Jong
Seahorse between the sea gras in France.
11 Votes
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Sabella spallanzanii. Most pictures are taken from the fr... by John De Jong
Sabella spallanzanii. Most pictures are taken from the front, I thought these image from the side has a weird and colourfull effect.
15 Votes
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Hippocampos ramulosus in close up between the vegetation. by John De Jong
Hippocampos ramulosus in close up between the vegetation.
12 Votes
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Trinchesia gymnota, another colourfull specie from our gr... by John De Jong
Trinchesia gymnota, another colourfull specie from our grey and green waters.
13 Votes
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The 2nd picture of my mirror experiment in the Oostersche... by John De Jong
The 2nd picture of my mirror experiment in the Oosterschelde. Anemone in the air mirror.
10 Votes
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The air bubbles at the ceiling of the pilaster of the “Se... by John De Jong
The air bubbles at the ceiling of the pilaster of the “Seelandbridge” work as a mirror. You can get weird effects. Here an anemone seen in the mirror.
13 Votes
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The Lissotriton vulgaris lives only for breeding in the w... by John De Jong
The Lissotriton vulgaris lives only for breeding in the water. During this time, he warms up at a stone or something else in the neighbourhood of the water. These picture I made on a bicycle road near my house, were I find sometimes 20 on one evening
21 Votes
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Father & son? Also the male of the Enophrys bubalis takes... by John De Jong
Father & son? Also the male of the Enophrys bubalis takes care of the eggs. Taken with my Olympus E330 with 50mm macro lens.
9 Votes
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These Cyclopterus lumpus protects his eggs in the backgro... by John De Jong
These Cyclopterus lumpus protects his eggs in the background. He will stay here till the juvenile fishes come out.
11 Votes
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Liparis liparis comes every winter to put there eggs into... by John De Jong
Liparis liparis comes every winter to put there eggs into the Haliclona oculata
12 Votes
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Eathing Crab. It looks like he loves worms..... by John De Jong
Eathing Crab. It looks like he loves worms.....
20 Votes
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Cyclopterus lumpus male. In his neigbourhood we found his... by John De Jong
Cyclopterus lumpus male. In his neigbourhood we found his eggs on 2 places. The male is protecting them till the juvenile come out, 4-8 weeks later. These picture was made on a depth of 10 meters, usualy it is hard to make a natural light picture .
15 Votes
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The Myoxocephalus scorpius male is protecting the eggs. H... by John De Jong
The Myoxocephalus scorpius male is protecting the eggs. He will defend and clean them for about 5 weeks. When he saw his own face in my dome port, he attacked it immediately….
7 Votes
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Chrysaora hysoscella. When I tell people I like jellyfish... by John De Jong
Chrysaora hysoscella. When I tell people I like jellyfish they think I am crazy....
What do you think........
17 Votes
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Yellow and Blue. I like the contrast of the Parazoanthus ... by John De Jong
Yellow and Blue. I like the contrast of the Parazoanthus axinellae and the water.
12 Votes
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I am just out of the water of 2° C, and made these winter... by John De Jong
I am just out of the water of 2° C, and made these winterpicture of the Metridium senile. Our goal was to find the Cyclopterus lumpus, we will try again next week....
13 Votes
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The last picture from my half/half test in the chanle clo... by John De Jong
The last picture from my half/half test in the chanle close to my home. I saw the insects later on the PC.
21 Votes
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I will add some pictures of my freshwater experience the ... by John De Jong
I will add some pictures of my freshwater experience the next days. I am not sure if I have to put them in the category Over/Under or freshwater. I made these pictures in a small chanel close to my home.
23 Votes
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Salvador Dahli: that´s what what I thought when I saw the... by John De Jong
Salvador Dahli: that´s what what I thought when I saw these eggs of Buccinum undatum covered by Ophiotrix fragilis
6 Votes
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Sabella pavonina. Last summer most of them are eaten by a... by John De Jong
Sabella pavonina. Last summer most of them are eaten by a new predator for the Netherlands, the Tubulanus superbus.
10 Votes
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Thecacera pennigera.  one of the colourful nudibranches i... by John De Jong
Thecacera pennigera. one of the colourful nudibranches in the Netherlands. Unfortunately not so often seen. This is the first one I spotted, with thanks to my buddy Wim who found it.

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a cold water nudi and just as lovely as its warmwater cousins
21 Votes
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My doughter Kim and hier friend Manon at the bea... by John De Jong
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My doughter Kim and hier friend Manon at the beach of Burg Haamstede, at 2nd christmas day. At the right you may see the Northsee.
17 Votes
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Dendronotus frondosus. Most of the time hidden, I was luc... by John De Jong
Dendronotus frondosus. Most of the time hidden, I was lucky this one came out of it´s camouflage.
12 Votes
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