What exactly constitutes an Abstract photograph? Is high-speed photography abstract? What about surreal photography? And what about images that are created in large part on a computer?

Abstract is a tough category to nail down, but be that as it may, 500px users still managed to blow us away with some truly beautiful Abstract images in 2014. And so, as we continue our countdown to the New Year, we’re happy to present to you The Top 10 Abstract Photos of 2014. Enjoy!

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