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10 Most Moving Images Of 2014

Take a look at the 10 most moving Getty Images photos of 2014 as voted for by the public.

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Getty Images has announced which 10 photos, taken by Getty Images photographers, have made the '10 most moving images of 2014' list

The shots, which the public voted for, include powerful images of the Ebola epidemic in Liberia, the Air Malaysia passenger jet crash, a photo of Syrian Kurds battling IS to retain control of Kobani and a shot that captured the civil unrest in Ferguson. The Kiev protests, Robin Williams and the 2004 Asian tsunami also feature in images which made the top ten. 

A total of 294,219 votes were cast from 164 countries globally on photos and a short video showcasing the images can be seen below along with the extraordinary photos that made the top ten.


Number 1 - Ebola epidemic captured by John Moore

Ebola epidemic captured by John Moore


Number 2 - Ebola epidemic captured by John Moore

Ebola epidemic captured by John Moore


Number 3 - Air Malaysia passenger jet crash in Eastern Ukraine captured by Pierre Crom

Air Malaysia passenger jet crash


Number 4 - Syrian Kurds battling IS to retain control of Kobani by Gokhan Sahin

Syrian Kurds battling IS to retain control


Number 5 - Civil unrest in Ferguson captured by Scott Olson

Civil unrest in Ferguson


Number 6 - Kiev protests captured by Alexander Koerner

Kiev protests


Number 7 - Ebola epidemic captured by John Moore

Ebola epidemic


Number 8 - Portrait of Robin Williams from the Getty Images archive captured by Harry Borden

Robin Williams


Number 9 - Aftermath of Asian tsunami of 2004 captured by Tom Stoddart

Aftermath of Asian tsunami


Number 10 - Ebola epidemic captured by Daniel Berehulak

Ebola epidemic


Getty Images Year in Focus 2014 video: 

You can view and share 2014's biggest moments on the go or desktop via Getty Images’ iOS app, Stream. Create your own desktop wallpapers and share your favourite 2014 moments on blogs and social media.

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