One of the more exciting bits of news to make the headlines this year was the announcement in July of Nikon’s new D850 camera, a device much anticipated by fans of Nikon and the photography world alike. The announcement of the D850 also happened to coincide with the optic’s giant’s 100th anniversary. The Nikon D850 is a full-frame DSLR camera with a first-ever back-illuminated image sensor for vast image quality improvement. The sensor was the first to achieve 100 points on DXO. It should come as no shock, then, that this camera is the number 1 camera in Japan and the camera of the year per DC.Watch reader’s poll. The D850 handily bested competition from Sony and Canon.