As 2014 draws to a close, we take a demeanour behind during a detailed trends that tangible 2014

Whether by digital channels, imitation or on exhibit, a impact, change and strech of a still picture has never been greater. But with so many images fighting for a attention, how do photographers make work that many effectively stands out and connects with an audience. In this seven-part series, TIME looks behind over a past 12 months to brand some of a ways of seeing—whether conceptually, aesthetically or by dissemination—that have grabbed a courtesy and been successful in progressing photography’s aptitude in an ever changeable environment, media landscape, and enlightenment now ruled by images.