Collectively, we fire off billions of photos each year. But while quick snaps, selfies and pics of food taken on smartphones proliferate, the world’s camera makers are looking to fightback with an ever impressive roster of new cameras. The aim is simple: to help you take better pictures with the kind of tech that phone companies simply cannot squeeze into their do-it-all devices.

And if you’re after something new and natty, then you’re in luck. 2014 has started with a string of amazing new cameras that were unveiled over in Vegas at CES.

Want to see the very best? Click on the first image and see our pick of 2014’s hottest new cameras.