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Croat Wins National Geographic Photo Of The Year Contest

Croatian photographer Nenad Saljic has won an award at the 2012 National Geographic Photo Contest. Saljic (51) from the Dalmatian city of Split, was the winner of the “Places” category with his photo, The Matterhorn at full moon.

Saljic’s photo was chosen out of 22,000 photos from all over the world by judges at the world’s most famous geographic magazine. Saljic told daily newspaper Slobodna Dalmacija that he took a series of photos of the Pennine Alps mountain between 3 and 5am during a strong wind and minus 15 degrees temperatures last year.

Saljic’s magical photo will be in an upcoming edition of the famous magazine. (Photo: Nenad Saljic / National Geographic Photo Contest)

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