Estonian receives honorable mention in National Geographic 2014 photo contest ({{commentsTotal}})

Estonian photographer Maie Kirnmann was one of four people whose photo was highlighted in the nature section of the National Geographic photo contest of 2014.

Kirnmann's photo is titled “Ice art on the window,” and was taken in Tabasalu. Take a look here.

The competition has three categories with people and places the other two besides nature. Over 9,200 people from 150 nations entered the competition.

Editor: J.M. Laats

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