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The 2014 EyeEm Awards Finalists

By Maddie - 10 min read

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

Reflectors on geometric building

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kickin

@EduC

SCENIC VIEW OF SNOW COVERED MOUNTAINS

By

impalero

@ikball13

Directly below shot of electricity pylon against sky

By

Ikbal M. Syah

@julianli

FULL FRAME SHOT OF MODERN BUILDING
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Julian Li

@lauriedal

Copenhagen The

By

Laurie Vidal

@aesthetnik

FULL LENGTH OF YOUNG WOMAN STANDING ON GROUND

By

NIK

@Sevensleeper

LOW ANGLE VIEW OF SPIRAL STAIRCASE

By

Jonas

@iron121

LOW ANGLE VIEW OF BARE TREES AGAINST THE SKY

By

Алексей

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The Environmentalist

@rugfoot

Seagull taking off

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Richard Gray

@fredmonster

High angle view of trees on landscape

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Fred Monster

@gluff

View of cabin by calm countryside lake

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G Luff

@Twistdee

Scenic view of sea and rocks against clear sky

By

Denise

@signealvarez

Scenic view of landscape against sky
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Signe Alvarez Øllgaard

@miketwalker

Close-up of fallen gannet on rock

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Mike Walker

@vverb

WIND TURBINES ON FARM AGAINST SKY

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Vadim

@IWillTakeYouHome

The Illuminator

By

Laura

@walterofrose

FULL FRAME SHOT OF WINDOW

By

Jenn Tamati

@mlmandl

Iceberg by sea against sky

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cool chick

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The Explorer

@themissinglinka

So looking

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themissinglinka

@KiDdi

Getting

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Kristinn Ingi Þórarinsson

@petersawers

TRAIN PASSING THROUGH TRAIN

By

Peter Sawers

@Adamjasonmoore

I Can't Lose

By

Adam Jason Moore

@jordanstent

Summer Bach

By

Jordan Stent

@mattliefanderson

The Explorer -

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Matt Lief Anderson

@svetlanacernova9

The Explorer -

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Svetlana Černova

@porteryates

The Explorer -

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Porter Yates

@GasperPintaric

Cow looking trough door

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Gašper Pintarič

@jaredL

The Explorer -

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Jared Lim

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The Illuminator

@shutdagizm

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Akbar

@HelenBreznik

The Portraitist

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Helen Breznik

@lunasognante

Sunlight falling on young woman

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Margherita Maniscalco

@wheway

The Illuminator

By

wheway

@glennhomann

The Street

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Glenn Homann

@Mateos

Lean The Street

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Matthew Wylie

@laurenmarek

The Illuminator

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Lauren Marek

@harao

WOMAN WITH HANDS IN HAIR
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harao

@Olikg

FULL LENGTH OF YOUNG WOMAN STANDING ON WALL

By

Ola G.

@diaryofzach

Close-up high angle view of cat sleeping on tree stump

By

zach louw

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The Illusionist

@CharlyC

DOG LOOKING AWAY

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Cedric Blanchon

@roman_social

The Storyteller

By

Roman

@YuthaYamanaka

The Illusionist

By

Yutha Yamanaka

@tomkrieger

CLOSE-UP OF PUPPY

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Tom Krieger

@findmatthewcoleman

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matthew coleman

@jantong

LOW ANGLE VIEW OF WOMAN STANDING IN ILLUMINATED ROOM

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Jan T.

@JoubertLoots

The Illusionist

By

Joubert Loots

@natosmo

The Illusionist

By

Natalia

@duzochukwu

The Illusionist

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David Uzochukwu

@lmarieparker

"always gold"

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Lauren Parker

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The Moment

@mikejonesberlin

WOMAN JUMPING IN LAKE
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Michael Jones

@drescott

The Moment -

By

Dre

@harry_f

PEOPLE IN AMUSEMENT PARK

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Harry

@streetamatic

The Moment -

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Messay

@lapicnic

The Portraitist

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nicola buck

@Anika_388

Transitional

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Anika

@quamrulabedin

PEOPLE STANDING ON STREET BY BUILDING IN CITY

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Quamrul Abedin

@filipefotografo

The Moment -

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Filipe Costa

@erinhoffstetter

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Erin Hoffstetter

@aclikke

The Moment -

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andrea

#

The Portraitist

@theflyshutter

The Portraitist

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Robert Yaskovic

@junic

PORTRAIT OF YOUNG WOMAN IN FOREST
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Junic

@dinalf

PORTRAIT OF YOUNG WOMAN WEARING HAT
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Dina

@locusapien

Portrait of boy wearing cartoon hat against wall at home

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locusapien

@FaisalTheF

The Portraitist

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Faisal Al Fouzan

@zhijiechang

CLOSE-UP PORTRAIT OF YOUNG WOMAN

By

Alice Chang

@saskiaboelsums

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Saskia Boelsums

@peterfranc9

The Portraitist

By

Peter Franc

@Selvatica

The Portraitist

By

silvia

@heomira

PORTRAIT OF YOUNG WOMAN

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Mira Heo

#

The Storyteller

@geekjuggler

CLOSE-UP OF DOG WITH MAN IN MOUTH

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Peera V.

@hello_kayden

The pout: she

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Kay

@abouthumans

The Storyteller

By

About Humans

@Zoehoe

His first walk

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Zoe

@navyblue2992

Revolution Old

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shabab

@mrfabianpalencia

No more war.

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Fabian Palencia

@victormcrg

The Street

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Victor

@BrettWorth

Whilst visiting

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Brett Worth

@juanmogor

CLOSE-UP PORTRAIT OF YOUNG WOMAN

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Juan Mogor

@evioravecz

The Storyteller

By

evi

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The Street Photographer

@ShelSerkin

Moe The Street

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Sheldon Serkin

@librarymook

Sapporo, 2014

By

alex

@swordofheart

The Street

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Akkara Ning

@guitarlogy

Street

By

Youngduk Ko

@Lightblues

Until the

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Lightblues

@Clara_Ramone

Burning mannequin hanging on mast

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Clara González

@ajimonji

The Street

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Aji Susanto Anom

@uaqpau

The Street

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Pau Ll. Buscató

@tavepongpratoomwong

The Moment -

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Tavepong Pratoomwong

@vladsidorak

VIEW OF BUILDINGS IN CITY

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Vlad Sidorak

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The Stylist

@ailine

The Street

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Ailine Liefeld

@n_cruz

Low section of woman walking on road

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Nei Cruz

@StephanStepanovic

Silhouette woman walking against the sky

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Stephan Stepanović

@durden90

WANNA PEE

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Angelo Cangani

@willchndra

REAR VIEW OF WOMAN STANDING ON RAILING

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William Chandra

@TinMartin

VIEW OF STAIRCASE

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Tin MarTin

@SylvieGagelmann

Good morning...

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Sylvie Gagelmann

@olespata

Girl uses a

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Ole Spata

@louobedlam

PORTRAIT OF YOUNG WOMAN SITTING ON WALL
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Lou Noble

@ovors

The Stylist -

By

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