Long LOVE (83 Years) by Sarawut Intarob

Whether you’re a fan of candid photography, dramatic portraiture, or touching images of the human condition, the People category has got a little bit of everything for you. Plus, if you like the first image in the Top 10 below, you can find out how it was captured by clicking here!

And now, without further ado, we present the next best-of list in our countdown to the New Year: The Top 10 People Photos of 2014.

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