The creative team of olabodeskills selected some of the most inspiring photos of 2013 in terms of the emotions captured, the unbelievable angles and the amazing moments of brilliance from top websites.
Pope Francis blesses and prays with a severely disfigured man.
Photographer Jason Weingart poses in front of Kilauea volcano’s Halemaumau crater on the Big Island of Hawaii in May of 2013.
A rabbit runs from a wildfire burning along the Pacific Coast Highway near Point Mugu State Park in Ventura County, Calif., on May 3, 2013.
Alain Riou rides a wave at Teahupoo in Tahiti on May 14, 2013.
An undersea volcano erupts six to seven miles off the Tongatapu coast of Tonga on March 18, 2008, sending plumes of steam and smoke hundreds of feet into the air.
Rafael Ortiz descends the Big Banana Waterfall by kayak in Tlapacoyan, Mexico, on Oct. 23, 2010.
A waterspout churns over the St. Johns River in Jacksonville, Fla., on June 26, 2009.
A man on a rooftop looks at approaching flames from the Springs wildfire on May 3, 2013, near Camarillo, Calif.
A section of highway is washed out by historic flooding along the South Platte River in Weld County, Colo., Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013.
President Obama looks out the “Door of No Return” on Goree Island off the Senegalese coast, which was the last stop for millions of slaves sent to the New World.
Tammy Holmes and her grandchildren take refuge under a jetty as a wildfire rages in the Australian town of Dunalley.
A boy holds his mother’s leg as he cries in front of their damaged house after a strong 6.6 magnitude earthquake at Longmen village, Lushan county in Ya’an, Sichuan province.
A Bahraini anti-government protester is engulfed in flames after a shot fired by riot police hit the gasoline bomb in his hand that he was preparing to throw.
A couple runs near riot police gathered at the Mane Garrincha Stadium in Brasilia, Brazil, on Sept. 7 before the international friendly soccer match between Brazil and Australia.
A demonstrator is shot by rubber bullets as riot police charge after clashes erupted during a protest against corruption and price hikes in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Visitors watch water gushing from a section of the Xiaolangdi Reservoir on China’s Yellow River during a July 6 operation to remove built-up silt.
A man rescues a woman from her car on a flooded road in the Athens suburb of Chalandri in February.
A man kicks a topless activist of the Ukrainian feminist movement Femen as she raises her fist to protest against Islamists in front of the Great Mosque of Paris
A boy carries his dog through floodwaters brought by the monsoon rain in Manila, Philippines.
Courtesy: http://www.buzzfeed.com/ellievhall/the-45-most-powerful-photos-of-2013, http://weather.aol.com/2013/08/07/stunning-images-from-the-2013-red-bull-photo-contest/4