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The 2014 EyeEm Awards Finalists

By Maddie - 10 min read

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100 of the most spectacular images submitted to The 2014 EyeEm Awards

It’s here. With more than 100,000 images contributed by photographers from over 150 countries, we’re thrilled to announce the top 100 finalists. Carefully selected by 21 judges, ranging from award-winning photographers to creative directors, architects and curators, these images will be printed and exhibited around the world as part of The 2014 EyeEm Awards Exhibition.

Congratulations! Thank you to everyone who participated in The 2014 EyeEm Awards. The results were truly stunning, overwhelming, full of beauty and mind-blowing talent.

The winners of the 2014 EyeEm Awards will be announced on September 12 at The 2014 EyeEm Festival in Berlin. The exhibition will not only feature the finalists, but many more contributions – stay tuned!

A big thank you to the jury for the incredible task of selecting these images out of all contributions.

Rankin, Photographer and founder, Hunger Magazine
Anna Dickson, Photography Director, The Huffington Post
Olivier Laurent, Editor, TIME Magazine’s LightBox
– Rebecca Wilson, Chief Curator and Director, Artist Development at Saatchi Art
Michael Shane, Director of Operations, The Verge
Louise Clements, Artistic Director, FORMAT Photography Festival
Paul Sunters, Senior Managing Photo Editor, WWF-Canon Global Photo Network
Caroline Kurze, Editor-in-chief, iGNANT.de
– Erik Kessels, Creative Director, KesselsKramer
Alexandra Klasinski, Business Development & PR, Photojojo
Chris Gampat, Editor in Chief, The Phoblographer
Kevin WY Lee, Creative Director & Photographer, Invisible Photographer Asia
Eugene Mopsik, National Executive Director, American Society of Media Photographers
Daniel Krieger, Photographer
Stephen Mayes, Executive Director, Tim Hetherington Trust
Taylor Davidson, Photographer and Investor
– Craig Steely, Principal, Craig Steely Architecture
Benjamin Lowy, Photographer
– Nigel Atherton, Editor, Amateur Photographer
Lars Dittrich, Entrepreneur & Gallery Owner, dittrich & schlechtriem
Sven Ehmann, Creative Director, Gestalten

Without further ado, here are the top 100 images submitted to the EyeEm Awards.

The Architect

@aikbengchia

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Aik Beng Chia

@leblanc

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Sebastian Weiss

@kickin

Architecture, Berlin, Building Exterior, Clear Sky, Day

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kickin

@EduC

snow, winter, cold temperature, mountain, no people

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impalero

@ikball13

 Complexity,  Connection,  Day,  Directly Below,  Fuel And Power Generation

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Ikbal M. Syah

@julianli

architecture, building exterior, backgrounds, built structure, full frame

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Julian Li

@lauriedal

architecture, low angle view, built structure, building exterior, clear sky

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Laurie Vidal

@aesthetnik

high angle view, communication, technology, wireless technology, real people

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NIK

@Sevensleeper

circle, indoors, modern, no people, architecture

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Jonas

@iron121

night, low angle view, no people, bare tree, illuminated

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Алексей

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The Environmentalist

@rugfoot

Animal Themes, Animals In The Wild, Bird, Brighton, Day

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Richard Gray

@fredmonster

Beauty In Nature, Day, Green, High Angle View, Idyllic

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Fred Monster

@gluff

Architecture, Beauty In Nature, Built Structure, Cabin, Calm

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G Luff

@Twistdee

Beauty In Nature, Clear Sky, Copy Space, Day, Horizon Over Water

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Denise

@signealvarez

Beauty In Nature, Cloud - Sky, Copenhagen, Day, Denmark

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Signe Alvarez Øllgaard

@miketwalker

Animal Themes, Animals In The Wild, Beak, Bird, Close-Up

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Mike Walker

@vverb

alternative energy, wind turbine, wind power, environmental conservation, windmill

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Vadim

@IWillTakeYouHome

sunset, silhouette, sky, scenics, tranquility

By

Laura

@walterofrose

window, full frame, indoors, glass - material, transparent

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Jenn Tamati

@mlmandl

Beauty In Nature, Cloud - Sky, Cold Temperature, Day, Frozen

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cool chick

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The Explorer

@themissinglinka

sea, water, lifestyles, horizon over water, standing

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themissinglinka

@KiDdi

grass, lifestyles, leisure activity, casual clothing, rear view

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Kristinn Ingi Þórarinsson

@petersawers

transportation, train - vehicle, tree, railroad track, mode of transport

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Peter Sawers

@Adamjasonmoore

portrait, looking at camera, headshot, close-up, animal themes

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Adam Jason Moore

@jordanstent

indoors, table, sitting, chair, restaurant

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Jordan Stent

@mattliefanderson

mountain, tranquil scene, landscape, tranquility, scenics

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Matt Lief Anderson

@svetlanacernova9

transportation, land vehicle, mode of transport, car, side-view mirror

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Svetlana Černova

@porteryates

sky, cloud - sky, cloudy, weather, scenics

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Porter Yates

@GasperPintaric

Animal Head, Animal Themes, Cow, Day, Domestic Animals

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Gašper Pintarič

@jaredL

mountain, sky, weather, scenics, cloud - sky

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Jared Lim

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The Illuminator

@shutdagizm

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Akbar

@HelenBreznik

indoors, person, holding, creativity, art

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Helen Breznik

@lunasognante

Caucasian Ethnicity, Contemplation, Falling, Floral Pattern, Front View

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Margherita Maniscalco

@wheway

communication, indoors, text, western script, lifestyles

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wheway

@glennhomann

lifestyles, leisure activity, togetherness, bonding, men

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Glenn Homann

@Mateos

building exterior, men, shadow, lifestyles, built structure

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Matthew Wylie

@laurenmarek

indoors, sitting, window, lifestyles, home interior

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Lauren Marek

@harao

Arms Raised, Casual Clothing, Cropped, Cross Section, Curtail

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harao

@Olikg

childhood, child, full length, indoors, standing

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Ola G.

@diaryofzach

Animal Themes, Cat, Close-Up, Feline, Full Length

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zach louw

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The Illusionist

@CharlyC

indoors, food, real people, one person, food and drink

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Cedric Blanchon

@roman_social

full length, indoors, person, young adult, casual clothing

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Roman

@YuthaYamanaka

tree, clear sky, green color, growth, copy space

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Yutha Yamanaka

@tomkrieger

one animal, animal themes, plate, pets, no people

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Tom Krieger

@findmatthewcoleman

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matthew coleman

@jantong

indoors, technology, no people, close-up, day

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Jan T.

@JoubertLoots

indoors, table, chair, animal themes, animal representation

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Joubert Loots

@natosmo

indoors, table, home interior, chair, domestic room

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Natalia

@duzochukwu

young adult, studio shot, lifestyles, wall - building feature, person

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David Uzochukwu

@lmarieparker

young adult, lifestyles, young women, leisure activity, person

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Lauren Parker

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The Moment

@mikejonesberlin

tree, rope swing, lake, one person, full length

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Michael Jones

@drescott

lifestyles, leisure activity, tree, casual clothing, person

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Dre

@harry_f

real people, large group of people, leisure activity, fun, lifestyles

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Harry

@streetamatic

building exterior, architecture, built structure, lifestyles, men

By

Messay

@lapicnic

leisure activity, lifestyles, full length, men, clear sky

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nicola buck

@Anika_388

young adult, person, lifestyles, smiling, portrait

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Anika

@quamrulabedin

building exterior, built structure, architecture, real people, group of people

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Quamrul Abedin

@filipefotografo

water, lifestyles, leisure activity, sea, sky

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Filipe Costa

@erinhoffstetter

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Erin Hoffstetter

@aclikke

lifestyles, men, leisure activity, full length, rear view

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andrea

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The Portraitist

@theflyshutter

lifestyles, person, young adult, indoors, casual clothing

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Robert Yaskovic

@junic

real people, one person, tree, full length, young women

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Junic

@dinalf

studio shot, black background, young adult, one person, young women

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Dina

@locusapien

Boys, Cartoon, Childhood, Copy Space, Elementary Age

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locusapien

@FaisalTheF

indoors, art, one person, art and craft, architecture

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Faisal Al Fouzan

@zhijiechang

human body part, human face, portrait, mature adult, human eye

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Alice Chang

@saskiaboelsums

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Saskia Boelsums

@peterfranc9

focus on foreground, water, wet, close-up, drop

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Peter Franc

@Selvatica

lifestyles, person, young adult, portrait, indoors

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silvia

@heomira

one person, front view, real people, young adult, looking at camera

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Mira Heo

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The Storyteller

@geekjuggler

dog, pets, one animal, real people, domestic animals

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Peera V.

@hello_kayden

text, lifestyles, western script, leisure activity, communication

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Kay

@abouthumans

full length, lifestyles, casual clothing, leisure activity, person

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About Humans

@Zoehoe

lifestyles, walking, men, shadow, street

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Zoe

@navyblue2992

art and craft, art, creativity, statue, sculpture

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shabab

@mrfabianpalencia

lifestyles, leisure activity, casual clothing, large group of people, men

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Fabian Palencia

@victormcrg

lifestyles, young men, leisure activity, casual clothing, person

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Victor

@BrettWorth

water, lifestyles, person, leisure activity, portrait

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Brett Worth

@juanmogor

baby, childhood, real people, close-up, cute

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Juan Mogor

@evioravecz

lifestyles, casual clothing, standing, leisure activity, person

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evi

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The Street Photographer

@ShelSerkin

sky, cloud - sky, men, sea, built structure

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Sheldon Serkin

@librarymook

lifestyles, night, looking at camera, portrait, leisure activity

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alex

@swordofheart

young adult, young women, headshot, lifestyles, person

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Akkara Ning

@guitarlogy

full length, casual clothing, lifestyles, leisure activity, building exterior

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Youngduk Ko

@Lightblues

building exterior, architecture, built structure, city, sky

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Lightblues

@Clara_Ramone

Architecture, Building Exterior, Burning, Caracas, Crowd

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Clara González

@ajimonji

indoors, steps, wall - building feature, wood - material, table

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Aji Susanto Anom

@uaqpau

low angle view, bird, flying, animals in the wild, animal themes

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Pau Ll. Buscató

@tavepongpratoomwong

animal themes, domestic animals, white color, one animal, mammal

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Tavepong Pratoomwong

@vladsidorak

architecture, window, building exterior, built structure, house

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Vlad Sidorak

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The Stylist

@ailine

rear view, lifestyles, casual clothing, focus on foreground, standing

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Ailine Liefeld

@n_cruz

 Adult,  City,  Day,  Human Body Part,  Human Foot

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Nei Cruz

@StephanStepanovic

Built Structure, Cloud, Dark, Day, Nature

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Stephan Stepanović

@durden90

lifestyles, person, casual clothing, young women, young adult

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Angelo Cangani

@willchndra

studio shot, one person, young adult, young women, side view

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William Chandra

@TinMartin

shadow, sunlight, real people, day, one person

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Tin MarTin

@SylvieGagelmann

architecture, built structure, building exterior, lifestyles, rear view

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Sylvie Gagelmann

@olespata

architecture, full length, built structure, illuminated, building exterior

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Ole Spata

@louobedlam

sitting, hat, full length, one person, portrait

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Lou Noble

@ovors

lifestyles, casual clothing, standing, young adult, leisure activity

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Weronika Izdebska

*About The 2014 EyeEm Awards
The 2014 EyeEm Awards is the world’s biggest mobile photography competition & exhibition. Its aim is to represent a new generation of photographers, giving new talents a platform to showcase their work and get discovered. The exhibition will be unveiled for the first time at The 2014 EyeEm Festival, a 2-day summit taking place on September 12 & 13 in Berlin.*

Want to join the EyeEm Festival in Berlin and see these photos up close and personal? Get your tickets here.

Header image by @petersawers