Natural History Photographs


Thanks to all who contributed to this site!

In the years since 2006, time and again I started looking at new groups of organisms. Every time, this was both exciting and confusing. Exciting, because so many new unexpected shapes, colors and life histories showed up; but also confusing, because identifying organisms in a group you're unfamiliar with is a tough job! Luckily, I have had help from many enthousiastic experts, who showed me the way every time I got lost - which was, and still is, embarrassingly often! I here want to mention the most prolific contributors by name, to thank them for their input. I also mention the center of gravity of their input.

But first I have to acknowledge the unfailing support of my loving wife Karen, who is the genius behind all the technical aspects of this website. Without her support, there would be no Natural History Photographs! Not to mention her endurance of my frequent absences in times with favorable weather conditions; without this endurance, there would be far fewer photos to show!

Matty Musters deserves a special thanks for all his support on my trips in Turkey. His intuition for what I might like as well as his logistical genius made all my trips in Turkey highly successful!

Jorge Mota Almeida Diptera
Alan Anderen Australian Formicidae
Andre Aptroot Lichens, especially from far away
Reinoud van den Broek Diptera: Asilidae
Graham Brown Australian insects
Bas Bruning Australian frogs, lizards and snakes
James M. Carpenter Australian Vespidae
Jan Cuppen Coleoptera
Willem Ellis Plant parasites (mines, galls, fungi)
Han Endt Diptera: Conopidae, Syrphidae
Joke van Erkelens Diptera: Muscoidea
Neal Evenhuis Diptera: Bombyllidae
Eric Fisher Diptera: Asilidae
David Gibbs Diptera: Bombyliidae
Theo Gijswijt Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea
Ans Gorter European plants
Theodoor Heijerman Coleoptera
Tony Irwin Diptera
Bernhard Jacobi Hymenoptera: Apidae
Toon Keukelaar Coleoptera
Henk-Jan van der Kolk Lichens
Anco Lankreijer Geology
Stephane Lebrun Diptera
Kim Lotterman European plants
Margaret MacDonald Australian Wildlife: Victoria
Ad Mol Hymenoptera: Symphyta
Hans Nieuwenhuijsen Hymenoptera: Aculeata
Rien Ondersteijn European plants
Gerard Pennards Diptera
Wojciech Pulawski Australian Sphecidae
Ivo Raemakers Hymenoptera: Andreninae
Chris Raper Diptera: Tachinidae
Menno Reemer Diptera: Syrphidae
Christian Schmid-Egger Hymenoptera: Aculeata
Camille Thirion Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae
Einar Timdal Lichens from Norway
Henk Timmerman Lichens
Maaike Vervoort Lichens
Nikita Vikhrev Diptera: Calliphoridae, Muscidae, Sciomyzidae
Mark van Veen Diptera: Asilidae, Conopidae, Syrphidae
Albert Vliegenthart Lepidoptera: Papilionoidea
Susan Walter Diptera: Calliphoridae
Bogdan Wisniowski Hymenoptera: Chrysididae
Theo Zeegers Diptera: Sarcophagidae, Tabanidae, Tachinidae
Coleoptera: Cerambycidae
Kees Zwakhals Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae


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