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    On december 18th I lost my beloved 14 years old Ferdo, a rescued spanish pointer. Originally he belonged to an 86 year old friend, who passed away 2 years ago. I had promised him to take Ferdo home with me to join my dalmatian if something happened to him. I buried him together with the remains of my old dalmatian Teddy who died 8 years ago, with which he grew up. His grave was going to be bulldozed, so I exhumed him to make them stay together forever... All together a big transition for me.
    Composition 7
    Lighting 5
    Creativity 5
    Story 17

    Thank you so much for sharing this touching moment and the story that went with it. And my best to a good dog, Ferdo.

    Jim Richardson
    National Geographic Photographer
    Photo Details
    Date Taken: Dec 19, 2014
    Date Uploaded: Mar 14, 2015
    Location: Nieuwgraaf, Gelderland, Netherlands
    Camera: NIKON COOLPIX P520
    Focal Length: 4.3 mm
    Shutter Speed: 1/50 sec
    Aperture: f/3
    ISO: 80
    Copyright: © bart veltkamp
    Categories: Portraits, Animals, People
    Assignments: Why We Love Pets, When Death Comes, Transitions: As The World Turns