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Introducing the Prestige Edition of the Popular Pentax K-3 DSLR Camera

Photography News: New Special-Edition DSLR Features Updated Gunmetal Finish, and Includes an Exclusive Battery Grip and Dedicated Strap -- Now Available at B&H Photo Video

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - July 23, 2014) - B&H Photo would like to share the announcement of the Pentax K-3 Prestige Edition DSLR Camera, a new special edition of last year's popular K-3 DSLR, which includes an exclusive D-BG5 Battery Grip and strap to match the unique gunmetal color of the camera body.

The Pentax K-3 is a 24.35MP DSLR featuring a selectable anti-aliasing function, which allows photographers to achieve the highest sharpness and resolution possible or gain enhanced protection against moiré, at the flip of a switch. The APS-C-sized CMOS sensor also pairs with the PRIME III image processor to achieve a top continuous shooting rate of 8.3 fps, sensitivity to ISO 51200, and full HD 1080p video recording. Read all about the Pentax K-3 Prestige Edition DSLR. here: http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1070513-REG/pentax_15575_k_3_prestige_edition_dslr.html 

The durable magnesium-alloy camera body is fully weather and cold proof due to the inclusion of 92 independent seals that protect against inclement conditions. The body also houses a large 0.95x optical pentaprism viewfinder and a 3.2" 1,037k-dot LCD monitor, as well as dual SD card slots.

In-camera sensor-shift Shake Reduction image stabilization helps to minimize the appearance of camera shake with any mounted lens, and the SAFOX11 AF system utilizes 27 autofocus points, including 25 cross-type points, to deliver fast and precise focusing in a variety of lighting conditions. Additionally, Real Time Scene Analysis Metering employs an 86,000-pixel RGB sensor for consistent exposure metering accuracy and white balancing.

Connect with B&H Photo Video on the web. (Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Google+, Pinterest, Flickr)

The B and H YouTube Channel has an unmatched wealth of educational photography content. Our entertaining and informative videos feature product overviews from our in-house specialists, as well as photography industry experts. You can even view the B&H Event Space presentations from many of the world's foremost photographers, and interviews with some of photography's most dynamic characters. Tap into this exciting resource by subscribing to the B&H YouTube Channel here.

Connect with B&H Photo Video on the web. (Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Google+, Pinterest, Flickr)

About B&H Photo Video

As the world's largest source of photography, video and audio equipment, B&H Photo-Video is known worldwide for their attentive, knowledgeable sales force, and excellent customer service, including fast, reliable shipping. Visitors to the website can access a variety of enlightening articles and educational videos. B&H has been satisfying customers worldwide for 40 years. http://www.bhphotovideo.com/.

The B&H Photo website now allows customers to use social logins for their B&H account. Customers are now offered the choice of logging in to B&H using their Facebook or Google Plus account.

NEW: Customers making purchases on the B&H website can now pay with multiple credit cards, a useful feature for those with limited credit on their individual cards. Previously, this method of payment was only available to customers when purchasing by phone or in store.

When in Manhattan, take a tour of the B&H Photography SuperStore located at 420 9th Ave. The expo continues all year round at B&H, in the camera kiosks. Featuring the newest cameras, the kiosks are manned by manufacturer representatives, who are there to guide and demonstrate the latest photographic technology. With hundreds of products on display, the B&H Photo SuperStore is the place to test-drive and compare all the latest photography gear.

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Bjorn Petersen
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