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Pentax K-30 Digital SLR Camera with DA 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 AL WR Zoom Lens, White - Bundle - with Adorama $75.00 Gift Certificate & Class On Demand Black Card

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About Pentax K-30

The Pentax K-30 Digital SLR Camera with DA 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 AL WR Zoom Lens (White) is a great entry for hobbyists looking to purchase a DSLR for the first time, or photographers who need a newer camera with a more rugged construction and larger sensor. With a fast 6 frames per second and built-in sensor-shift image stabilization, it will easily capture the shots important to you. You'll also be able to shoot worry-free due to the K-30's full weather sealing that allows for use in any weather condition, including temperatures down to 14deg. F.

This K-30 kit comes with the DA 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 AL WR Zoom Lens which provides a range of focal lengths from true wide angle to standard and is an ideal lens for day-to-day use. When shooting on a camera with an APS-C size sensor, like the K-30, its focal length is equivalent to 27-84.5mm in the 35mm format.

With 16 megapixels and a maximum resolution of 4928 x 3264, you'll also have free reign to print enlargements up to 11 x 14" and beyond, to hang up in the living room or a home office. Should a single image not be able to fully capture the moment, you can even switch to video mode, with live view and capture stunning 1080p Full HD clips of every detail--to relive whenever you want, even on a big-screen TV.

For a bit of creative freedom, there are several different capture modes that can be used to define your unique style as a photographer, including: Extract Color, Toy Camera, Retro, High Contrast, Shading, Invert Color, Color and even HDR (High Dynamic Range). With just three exposures the camera can capture and align the images by pixel to create HDR images with ease.

No matter where you take the K-30 you can be sure it has enough power by using the rechargeable lithium-ion battery, or the optional AA Battery Holder (sold separately). With the AA Battery Holder you can use any AA batteries to power the camera when an outlet is nowhere in sight. Get the best of both worlds via the included rechargeable lithium-ion battery, or run into any convenience store to grab AA batteries when you need a last-minute power source.

Pentax K-30 Features

  • Full weather sealing throughout the entire body ensures worry-free use in any weather condition
  • A high performance 16 megapixel APS-C CMOS image sensor strikes the perfect balance between resolution and image quality
  • PRIME M image processing engine is optimized for HD video capture, smooth live view, low chromatic noise and low energy consumption
  • Low profile glass pentaprism viewfinder, with interchangeable focusing screens, achieves a 100% optical field of view for framing accuracy in a highly compact form factor
  • Advanced SAFOX IXi+ autofocus engine, with AF assist lamp and light source detection sensor, features improved optical components, including a diffraction lens, for responsive autofocus in any lighting
  • PENTAX sensor-shift Shake and Dust Reduction technology ensures sharp, image stabilized, auto-leveled and dust-free imaging with any mounted lens
  • Rugged coldproof design is ideal for use in sub-freezing, wet, snowy winter conditions (-10C, 14F)
  • Full 1080p HD video capture at 30 frames per second (60 FPS for 720p) features efficient h.264 compression, flexible exposure control and HDR finishing options for stunning video quality
  • Large 3" LCD with brightness and color adjustments is wide angle viewable and features 921,000 dots of resolution
  • Live View focus peaking highlights in-focus surfaces for fast and highly accurate manual focus acquisition or precise autofocus confirmation
  • Highly accurate 77 segment metering system produces beautifully exposed images and video, even in complex lighting situations
  • Freeze the action with a fast 6 frames per second continuous shooting mode and 1/6000 second maximum shutter speed
  • ISO speeds up to 25600 maximize shutter speeds and flash effective range while minimizing image noise in low lighting
  • Programmable front and rear e-dials enable PENTAX renowned Hyper Program and Manual modes, as well as other rapid no-look settings changes
  • Traditional shooting modes feature PENTAX Sensitivity Priority (Sv) and Shutter And Aperture Priority (TAv) for outstanding flexibility, while powerful automatic modes like Auto Picture and Scene modes take the guesswork out of great photography
  • In-camera HDR shooting modes feature multiple blending options to bring out the detail in wide gamut still imaging
  • Compatible with both rechargeable Li-Ion and AA batteries (via optional AA battery holder) for plentiful power at home or while travelling
  • Highly compact yet durable body features comfortable ergonomics such as a deep grip, oversized buttons and concave 4-way controller for streamlined, intuitive operation

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