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Embark on an Epic Eclipse Getaway: Arkansas State Parks and Hot Springs Await Eclipse Enthusiasts!

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Mark your calendars for April 8th, when the Great American Eclipse graces the skies. And the ultimate eclipse getaway, within the path of totality, is Arkansas, where a host of outdoor recreational activities await before, during, and after the event. A video accompanying this announcement is available at: https://youtu.be/DM_45hB_PVU Whether you crave the vibrant energy of a lively crowd or yearn for the serenity of wide-open spaces, Arkansas offers it all. The path of totality will stretch over 100 miles across The Natural State, extending from the southwest to the northeast. In some locations, lucky observers will experience more than four minutes of total darkness. 53 of Arkansas' 75 counties will fall within the path of totality, including major cities such as Little Rock, Hot Springs, Texarkana, Conway, and Jonesboro. Nearly two-thirds of Arkansas will be in total darkness beginning at 1:45 pm CST. The closer you are to the center of the line of totality, the longer the time of darkness. Arkansas offers eclipse visitors a vast choice of locations to experience this solar event. Hang out with thousands of other gazers or find a secluded spot to enjoy the eclipse alone. The Natural State has a variety of areas and landscapes from which to choose that are free from light pollution and other obstructions. Whether you want to be on water, in an urban setting, away from crowds, or at a park or museum, Arkansas boasts an abundance of great locations for your eclipse adventure. The Buffalo National River in north central Arkansas was named by Outside Magazine as one of the best places to view the eclipse because of its Dark Skies designation. But no matter where you go in Arkansas within the path, you’ll be able to see the eclipse and be received with genuine southern hospitality. In Hot Springs there are many events for visitors including a 4-day music event with various pieces of art on display, the Mid-America Science Museum will host an eclipse event to help educate children about the eclipse. In Russellville, located an hour north of Little Rock, you can ride in a hot air balloon, enjoy blues music and eat some good barbecue at the Blues, Balloons and Barbecue Festival. NASA will also make an eclipse presentation at that event and will make Arkansas Tech University at Russellville its base for observing the eclipse. Visitors are invited to also take advantage of the many outdoor recreational opportunities in Arkansas, many of which are located within Arkansas State Parks. Whether you like hiking, mountain biking, climbing, or fishing, you will find plenty to do in The Natural State that will make your visit one to remember. To learn more visit: Arkansas.com/eclipse Contact Details YourUpdateTV +1 212-736-2727 yourupdatetv@gmail.com

February 27, 2024 10:57 AM Eastern Standard Time

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Photography and Videography Jobs Soar in 2023, Finds Freelancer.com

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Freelancer.com (ASX: FLN), the world’s largest freelancing and crowdsourcing marketplace by number of users and jobs posted, today published the fastest growing online jobs for 2023 based on data from more than 1 million projects posted to the platform. The data reveals that jobs related to video content creation are in high demand. Videography ranked as the second fastest growing skill of 2023, with Video Production and Video Editing jobs also growing significantly and placing in the top growing jobs. Other video-related jobs, such as YouTube Video Editing and TikTok, were also amongst the top 25 fastest growing jobs on Freelancer.com for 2023. Fueling this demand is an increase of brands incorporating video in their marketing strategies. According to Wyzowl, video content marketing is an essential part of a majority (88%) of marketers strategies with most (85%) planning to increase spending on video in 2024. Demand for skills in photography and photo editing was also a driver for new jobs. Adobe Lightroom projects saw the highest percentage growth across the year, while Photography as a skill grew by 3,625 total jobs. In terms of earning potential, freelancers in the United States are charging up to $300/hour for Photography skills, $200/hour for Videography and Video Editing, and $160/hour to create TikTok content. “Advances in generative AI are changing the way businesses are communicating and marketing themselves. A boom in video and photography services is a clear indication that there’s a shift towards visual, highly-produced content as opposed to reliance on legacy forms of internet marketing, such as a reliance on blog posts and articles to generate traffic. We expect this trend to continue and are already seeing signs of video and marketing categories continuing to increase in 2024,” said Matt Barrie, Chief Executive at Freelancer.com. One example of how businesses are shifting towards video and moving away from written content is evident when looking at the decreasing skills of 2023. Blog writing ranked as 13th in the top falling jobs on Freelancer.com, decreasing by 66% from 4,872 to 1,648 jobs posted in 2023. While some may speculate that the introduction of generative AI tools is impacting writing, blog writing was the only writing skill present in the falling jobs. In fact, other forms of writing such as Fiction Writing (up 36.1%), Creative Writing (up 18.8%) and Microsoft Word (up 16.8%) were both amongst the fastest growing jobs of the year. “AI can’t replace creativity, yet. Although this may emerge with model scale. We said this in the middle of the year when we saw creative writing jobs increase in Q2 2023 and the sentiment remains the same in 2024. What we are seeing is that our freelancers are moving up the stack. They’re evolving from just blog writers to editors. Moving from just illustrators to directors. Ultimately, AI is elevating our talent and improving efficiency and productivity in the process,” added Barrie. Top Freelance Jobs The most popular job in 2023 was graphic design, with more than a quarter million projects requiring the skill. Graphic design has always historically been the number one job type on Freelancer.com for over a decade. Jobs related to graphic design are also the best way for new freelancers to break into freelancing, as there is an abundance of projects offering Website Design, Logo Design, Icon Design, and other forms of graphic design available. Best Paid Skills Per Hour on Freelancer.com in 2023 Marketing, photography and video related jobs took out the top spots for the best paid skills per hour on the platform for 2023. These skills being paid the most is consistent with these categories also being the most in-demand for the year Best Paid Jobs per Project on Freelancer.com in 2023 As for jobs paid per project, internet marketing takes out the top spot, followed by website design, graphic design, data entry and video services. ###### Freelancer Fast 50 Freelancer Fast 50 The Freelancer Fast 50 index is the world’s largest forward indicator of trends in online jobs related to industries, technologies, products, and companies. The data is based on 1,122,000 jobs posted to the Freelancer platform between 1 January to 31 December 2023. 2023 Growing Skills 2023 Falling Skills About Freelancer Twelve-time Webby award-winning Freelancer.com is the world’s largest freelancing and crowdsourcing marketplace by total number of users and projects posted. More than 71 million registered users have posted over 23 million projects and contests to date in over 2,000 areas as diverse as website development, logo design, marketing, copywriting, aerospace engineering and manufacturing. Freelancer also owns Escrow.com, the leading provider of secure online payments and online transaction management, and Loadshift, an Australian enterprise freight marketplace. Freelancer Limited is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange under the ticker ASX:FLN and is quoted on OTCQX Best Market under the ticker FLNCF. Contact Details Freelancer.com Marko Zitko +61 404 574 830 mzitko@freelancer.com

February 27, 2024 08:23 AM Eastern Standard Time

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Willy Woo Bitcoin (BTC) Price Forecast, Rising Interest in Ethereum (ETH) ETFs - KangaMoon (KANG) Price Surges

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Renowned analyst Willy Woo predicts a significant shift in Bitcoin's price dynamics, suggesting that the pioneer cryptocurrency may not dip below $30,000 again if a particular on-chain pattern persists. Meanwhile, Ethereum (ETH) ETFs have emerged as a focal point of interest following the recent approval of Bitcoin spot ETFs by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). More interestingly, KangaMoon (KANG) has made waves in the meme coin market with its innovative approach and emphasis on utility and innovation. Serving as the in-game currency for an upcoming play-to-earn (P2E) game, KangaMoon offers players a unique gaming experience coupled with social-fi elements. Willy Woo: Bitcoin (BTC) Won’t Drop Below $30,000 Again According to Willy Woo, if a specific on-chain pattern remains consistent, it's unlikely that Bitcoin (BTC) will drop below $30,000 again. Bitcoin’s chart illustrates dense horizontal bands representing price regions where a significant portion of the supply changed hands among investors, indicating strong agreed-upon values. Woo highlights three key factors associated with this Bitcoin pattern: strong bands of agreed-upon price, transitioning out of a bear market, and approaching the next halving event, marked by vertical bands on the chart. In instances where these conditions align, Bitcoin's price tends to avoid revisiting these established support levels, leading to an "up only” trend. Rising Interest in Ethereum ETFs: SEC Decision Awaited This year, there have been significant developments in the crypto market, indicating a growing interest among companies in establishing a spot Ethereum ETF. Following the Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) approval of Bitcoin spot ETFs, analysts are now looking towards Ethereum (ETH). Bloomberg analyst James Seyffart has suggested that a decision on Ethereum ETFs will be made on May 23. Major firms such as BlackRock, VanEck, Hashdex, and Grayscale are actively seeking approval from the SEC. Recently, Franklin Templeton also joined the race for an Ethereum ETF approval, reflecting increasing investor interest in the second-ranked asset. KangaMoon (KANG): Redefining MemeCoins KangaMoon (KANG) is causing a stir in the meme coin market with its unique approach. Unlike traditional memecoins, KangaMoon aims to stand out by emphasizing utility and innovation. Instead of being just meme coin, KangaMoon serves as the in-game currency for an upcoming KangaMoon play-to-earn (P2E) game. In this game, players can engage in battles, spectate matches, and even bet on outcomes, creating an exciting mix of gaming and social-fi elements. Moreover, KangaMoon holders enjoy exclusive benefits such as access to weekly, monthly, and quarterly challenges, which offer extra tokens and in-game items. These items can then be traded on the KangaMoon marketplace, adding another layer of utility to the token. Currently, KangaMoon is in Stage 2 of its presale, with a price of $0.0075 per token. However, anticipation is high for another significant surge in value once a Tier-1 centralized exchange lists KangaMoon in the second quarter of 2024. With experts predicting a potential 1,000% surge in value post-listing, there's no better time to get involved with KangaMoon. Investors can take advantage of the current 15% bonus available for a limited time and start earning KANG tokens by purchasing them and spreading the word on social media. Discover the Exciting Opportunities of the KangaMoon (KANG) Presale Today! Website: https://Kangamoon.com/ Join Our Telegram Community: https://t.me/Kangamoonofficial Integrating GameFi and Play To EarnEmbark on your quest for glory. Assemble your champions, engage in epic battles or bet on your favorite fighters to earn $KANG tokens and exclusive rewards. Gain control of rare NFTs, unlock exclusive content and build alliances with fellow gamers as you ascend the ranks and leaderboards. Contact Details Kangamoon marketing@kangamoon.com Company Website https://kangamoon.com/

February 27, 2024 05:44 AM Central Standard Time

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Vaping: Know the Truth: Youth Vaping Prevention & Resources to Quit

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A video accompanying this announcement is available at: https://youtu.be/LXqBkJ5imDA E-cigarette use remains a public health threat among youth and young adults with more than 2.1 million middle and high schoolers currently using e-cigarettes, according to the 2023 National Youth Tobacco Survey. Nearly one in four students surveyed use e-cigarettes vape every day or nearly daily, underscoring the highly addictive nature of nicotine, which is harmful to developing brains. It doesn’t stop there. A recent study revealed that teen cannabis use has increased by 245% over the past two decades and approximately 15% of high school seniors who have ever used cannabis become daily or near daily users. On February 5th, a media tour was conducted featuring Amy Taylor, Chief of Community Engagement for Truth Initiative and teachers who use the Vaping: Know the truth curriculum. Vaping: Know the truth is a free, comprehensive digital curriculum designed to empower students by giving them the facts about the health dangers of e-cigarettes and providing resources for youth who vape to quit and made available to schools by leading social impact education innovator, EVERFI. Truth Initiative also recently added two new lessons to the Vaping: Know the truth curriculum to equip students with knowledge about the health effects of vaping cannabis. The new cannabis-focused lessons equip students with knowledge regarding cannabis in vaping products, including short- and long-term health effects, consequences, and risks. Since its launch, more than one million students across the country have actively engaged with the curriculum. It is a self-led interactive online course with peer-to-peer instruction. It was developed as part of Truth Initiative’s proven-effective and nationally recognized truth youth public education campaign. In addition to encouraging students to live vape-free lives, Vaping: Know the truth offers resources to help young people who are currently using e-cigarettes to quit through truth’s first-of-its-kind text message youth quit vaping program This is Quitting, which is already helping more than 700,000 youth and young adults on their journeys to quit. The curriculum also has suggested resources available for young people looking to quit cannabis. For more information, visit TRUTHINITIATIVE.ORG/VAPING-CURRICULUM Contact Details YourUpdateTV +1 212-736-2727 yourupdatetv@gmail.com

February 26, 2024 12:25 PM Eastern Standard Time

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Fast-Growing UK Hair Brand Glaze Set To Shake Up US Hair Category, Launching Into 354 Target Stores Nationwide and Online

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Fast-growing UK hair brand Glaze - a subsidiary of parent company Waldencast UK Limited - expands its presence in North America with its first US physical retail partner, launching with Target starting today into 354 brick and mortar stores nationwide and on Target.com. Founded in 2021, Glaze creates accessible, easy-to-use, high-performance hair products that deliver confidence boosting, salon-worthy, glossy hair all day, every day. The brand is PETA-Certified Vegan & Cruelty-Free making it well positioned to capture the hearts of Zillennial, and the Target shopper. The brand first launched with a category game-changing semi-permanent color conditioning gloss with its distinctive, easy-to-use squeezy round bottle. They have since expanded the range into Care with GlaziPlex 4-IN-1 Super Bond Repair Treatment in September 2023 with new innovation to come being announced Spring 2024. Rolling out into Target, and supported with a nationwide US influencer campaign will be: SuperGloss Conditioning Gloss ($18.00 RRP): like a tinted moisturizer for the hair, SuperGloss is powered by KINDColor Technology to condition, care, hydrate and repair the hair as it colors for healthier, glossier, more vibrant hair in 10 minutes. In 16 shades, from a universal gloss to specific shades for highlights along with blondes, brunettes & redheads. Five of the brand’s best-selling shades will be available in-store – universal Sheer Glow, Brilliant Bronde, Glaze Cherry, Sleek Espresso and Luminous Liquorice. GlaziPlex 4-IN-1 Super Bond Repair Treatment ($22 RRP): infused with our QuadBond Technology, this conditioning treatment transforms damage to shine in just four minutes. It protects, strengthens, protects and glazes, and designed to treat all four types of damage from styling and color to chemical and heat. Waldencast Brands Chief Business Officer, Dani Viloria says, “At Glaze we are all about providing accessible, easy-to-use, high-performance products with head-turning hair results. We are so excited to be launching with Target, a retail partner who shares our vision to help US consumers nationwide achieve salon-worthy results right from their own shower.“ About Glaze: Founded in 2021, Glaze creates accessible, easy-to-use, high-performance hair products across color, care and styling that deliver confidence boosting, salon-worthy, glossy hair all day, every day. With care at their core, they are PETA-Certified Vegan & Cruelty-Free and have no parabens, no sulfates and no ammonia in any of their products. Available in the US on Amazon & Glazehair.co and in the UK on Amazon and in Superdrug. For More Information on Glaze: Website: glazehair.co Instagram: @glaze_hair TikTok: - @Glaze_Hair Facebook: @glaze_hair Pinterest: @glaze_hair Media Contacts: Amanda Smeal, amanda@amandasmeal.com Aimee Moss, aimee@aimeemoss.net Contact Details Amanda Smeal amanda@amandasmeal.com

February 26, 2024 08:08 AM Eastern Standard Time

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CME To Launch Euro-based Micro Bitcoin & Ether Futures, MultiversX Launches New Service on Google Cloud, KangaMoon Soars 50%

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CME is gearing up to introduce Euro-based micro Bitcoin and Ethereum futures in March. Meanwhile, MultiversX has launched a new service on Google Cloud called "1-click." Additionally, the KangaMoon presale has attracted huge attention from traders. Those looking for what crypto to invest in have turned to KangaMoon as the best opportunity in the crypto market. CME Eyeing Euro-Based Futures The Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) recently shared news on X about the plan of Euro-denominated micro Bitcoin and Ethereum futures. The launch is expected to occur on March 18th. The exchange also mentioned that this launch is awaiting regulatory approval. This announcement follows the successful introduction of micro Bitcoin futures in May 2021 and micro Ethereum futures in December 2021, both denominated in U.S. dollars. Giovanni Vicioso, the CME Group Global Head of Cryptocurrency Products, pointed out a 4x increase in trading volume for these USD-denominated micro futures. This is a sign of rising interest in such products. Meanwhile, the move to introduce Euro-denominated futures is part of the CME Group's strategy to grow its global audience. MultiversX (EGLD) Launches 1-click' Blockchain Node Service On Google Cloud MultiversX (EGLD) has unveiled a new service that integrates blockchain node functionality on Google Cloud. This development allows developers to link their applications with the MultiversX network and execute operations such as data retrieval and entry. This service is called a "1-click" operation, as it simplifies the sharding process. Through the Google cloud services marketplace, developers can enjoy a simple deployment solution. Unfortunately, MultiversX coin has not reacted positively to the news. It has dropped 5.6% in the past week from a high of $62.26 to a low of $56.31. Despite the price drop, the altcoin has maintained a 9.5% increase on the monthly chart. KangaMoon (KANG) To Experience a Massive Surge in 2024 KangaMoon (KANG) has captured the attention of both analysts and investors with its upcoming blockchain ICO. The presale for its native token, KANG, has entered stage 2. The token is worth just $0.0075, making it one of the most affordable options in the market and an attractive choice for investors seeking what crypto to invest in. This bullish rejection is fueled by KangaMoon's connection to the play-to-earn NFT gaming market. Per Yahoo Finance, this market was valued at $329 million in 2022. KangaMoon's strategy revolves around integrating Social-Fi and Play-to-Earn (P2E) features on a single platform, aiming to create an engaging and rewarding experience for meme coin enthusiasts. Users can participate in tournaments and contests to earn rewards and incentives. Additionally, KangaMoon offers ways for users to earn indirectly by betting on other players' outcomes. Notably, KANG token holders enjoy various benefits within the KangaMoon ecosystem. They will be able to sell rewards or assets on the KangaMoon marketplace and have governance rights to influence platform decisions. With KangaMoon in its second stage, the number of tokens available for the presale is decreasing. Therefore, investors are encouraged to participate in the blockchain ICO to capitalize on potential gains during and after the launch. Conclusion While CME wants to launch Euro-based micro Bitcoin and Ethereum futures, MultiversX has released a "1-click" operation to make developers' work easier. In other news, investors have shown interest in KangaMoon's altcoin, KANG. Smart investors have been buying KANG and enjoying a 15% bonus on their purchases. You should do the same. Discover the Exciting Opportunities of the KangaMoon (KANG) Presale Today! Website: https://Kangamoon.com/ Join Our Telegram Community: https://t.me/Kangamoonofficial Integrating GameFi and Play To EarnEmbark on your quest for glory. Assemble your champions, engage in epic battles or bet on your favorite fighters to earn $KANG tokens and exclusive rewards. Gain control of rare NFTs, unlock exclusive content and build alliances with fellow gamers as you ascend the ranks and leaderboards. Contact Details Kangamoon marketing@kangamoon.com Company Website https://kangamoon.com/

February 25, 2024 06:01 AM Central Standard Time

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MicroStrategy CEO Michael Saylor Will Not Sell Any Bitcoin (BTC); KangaMoon (KANG) and Solana (SOL) Continue Skyrocketing

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Michael Saylor, CEO of MicroStrategy, reaffirms his commitment to Bitcoin (BTC) and chooses to hold onto his crypto instead of selling it. While that’s happening, KangaMoon (KANG), now in Stage 2 of its presale, has soared by 50%. Some analysts even hint it may become the next 100x meme coin in 2024. Not only that, Solana (SOL) is now riding a bullish wave. Michael Saylor To Buy Bitcoin (BTC) Forever In a recent Bloomberg interview, MicroStrategy CEO Michael Saylor announced that he would never sell his Bitcoin (BTC) holdings. He also stated that Bitcoin is far superior to real estate and gold. This bullish Bitcoin news may trigger further growth for this crypto. The BTC value movement has jumped from $40,710 to $51,330 in the past month alone. Its market cap increased from $800B to $1T in that period. Sentiment for Bitcoin is also bullish, as 26 technical indicators are green. Thus, experts predict a pump to $71,565 within Q2 of 2024. KangaMoon (KANG): May Become One of the Meme Coin Titans KangaMoon (KANG) has a fresh approach to meme coins. Unlike most, KANG will have actual utility in the KangaMoon play-to-earn (P2E) game. This unique meme coin is currently in Stage 2 of its presale, rewarding early buyers with a 50% ROI. KangaMoon also incorporates social-fi elements that other meme coins don’t have into its ecosystem. Users can bet on matches, watch others at it, and more. KANG token holders also gain access to weekly, monthly, and quarterly challenges. These challenges reward you with tokens and in-game items you can sell on the KangaMoon marketplace. Those looking to begin earning this innovative meme coin may now do so by becoming a KANG token holder and spreading the word about it on social media. Currently, one KANG token costs just $0.0075. Experts predict a 1,000% surge when a Tier-1 CEX lists it in Q2 of 2024. If interested, sign up for this presale below and obtain a 15% bonus on all purchases. Chris Burniske Remains Bullish for the Solana Price Meanwhile, former Ark Invest analyst Chris Burniske made a bullish Solana price prediction. According to him, the Solana price may hit $750 soon. In terms of its value movement, it has jumped from $87 to $103 in the past month alone. Its market cap rose from $38B to $45B during that time. Technical analysis suggests that this altcoin may go on with the current upward trend. For instance, 19 technical indicators are flashing green for the Solana coin. Therefore, experts predict that SOL will trade at $147 within Q2 of 2024. Bitcoin vs. KangaMoon vs. Solana - Which One Surges First? Currently, KangaMoon has a market cap of $7.5M. This will let it grow faster than popular coins like Bitcoin and Solana for now. KangaMoon doesn’t need new funds coming in as often as its counterparts to get that big push and reach its goals. As a result, KANG looks to be one of the best new meme coins. Discover the Exciting Opportunities of the KangaMoon (KANG) Presale Today! Website: https://Kangamoon.com/ Join Our Telegram Community: https://t.me/Kangamoonofficial Integrating GameFi and Play To EarnEmbark on your quest for glory. Assemble your champions, engage in epic battles or bet on your favorite fighters to earn $KANG tokens and exclusive rewards. Gain control of rare NFTs, unlock exclusive content and build alliances with fellow gamers as you ascend the ranks and leaderboards. Disclaimer: The following disclaimer is important to read and understand before engaging with Kangamoon, a play-to-earn meme coin. By accessing or participating in any activities related to Kangamoon, you acknowledge and accept the terms outlined below: 1 No Financial Advice: The whitepaper and any associated content do not constitute financial advice, investment recommendations, or solicitation to purchase Kangamoon tokens. The information provided is for informational purposes only. It is your responsibility to conduct thorough research and seek professional advice before making any financial decisions. 2 Volatility and Risks: Cryptocurrencies, including Kangamoon, are volatile and subject to significant price fluctuations. Investing in or holding Kangamoon tokens involves substantial risks, including the possibility of total loss. Past performance is not indicative of future results. 3 Regulatory Compliance: The regulatory environment surrounding cryptocurrencies is evolving and varies across jurisdictions. It is your responsibility to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations in your country or region before engaging with Kangamoon. 4 Uncertain Market: The market for meme coins and play-to-earn platforms is highly speculative and subject to rapid changes. There is no guarantee of market demand, liquidity, or utility for Kangamoon tokens. Token values may fluctuate drastically and may not reflect the intrinsic value of the project. By continuing to engage with Kangamoon, you acknowledge and accept the risks and limitations outlined in this disclaimer. You should only participate if you fully understand and are willing to assume these risks. Contact Details Kangamoon marketing@kangamoon.com Company Website https://kangamoon.com/

February 23, 2024 03:33 PM Central Standard Time

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Forbes Establishes Presence in The Sandbox, Shiba Inu’s Shibarium Reaches 3M Daily Transactions, and KangaMoon Surges 50%

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There’s been a lot of buzz in the crypto market lately. The massive media company Forbes has just entered The Sandbox (SAND) metaverse. Shiba Inu (SHIB) also saw a significant milestone as Shibarium achieved 3M daily transactions. Meanwhile, KangaMoon (KANG) - another crypto pegged as the next 100x meme coin in 2024 also saw a 50% increase. Forbes Launches Presence in The Sandbox (SAND) Recently, The Sandbox (SAND) has seen some exciting developments. Most notably, Forbes announced it solidified its presence in the metaverse with a permanent place in The Sandbox. It’s part of Forbes’ efforts to expand beyond publishing articles into more engaging digital endeavors. With this bullish The Sandbox news, its native token’s value may rally soon. In terms of The Sandbox crypto value movement, it has jumped from $0.47 to $0.51 in the past week alone. Its market cap also grew from $1.07B to $1.15B during that time. Sentiment for this altcoin is also bullish, with 25 technical indicators in the green. Because of this, experts in the crypto field predict that The Sandbox will trade at $0.71 in Q1 of 2024. Shiba Inu (SHIB): Shibarium Hits 3M Daily Transactions Meanwhile, Shiba Inu (SHIB) also made headlines. For instance, Shibariumscan shows that Shibarium has reached 3M daily transactions. The Shiba Inu X account posted a new tweet paying attention to this momentum as it occurred. This meme coin’s value movement has increased from $0.0000095 to $0.0000097 in the past 30 days alone. Its market cap surged from $5.61B to $5.75B in that time. Not only that, but Shiba Inu crypto is now trading above its 50- and 100-day EMAs. With all these green indicators and bullish Shiba Inu news, experts predict a pump to $0.000013 within Q2 of 2024. KangaMoon (KANG): Growth of 50% for This Unique Meme Coin On the other hand, KangaMoon (KANG) has jumped 50% as it entered Stage 2 of its presale. In the meme coin space, it’s leading with its Play-to-Earn (P2E) and Social-Fi elements. As an in-game currency for KangaMoon, KANG will be useful, in contrast to 99% of meme coins. At its core, KangaMoon will allow gamers to engage in battles and earn cryptocurrency. The project aims to introduce the play-to-earn concept in their games. But KangaMoon has also added a social-fi element to it. Aside from playing the game, KANG token holders can also bet on matches and spectate them. Additionally, KangaMoon introduces weekly, quarterly, and monthly challenges for KANG token holders. These winners will be awarded more in-game items that can be traded on the KangaMoon marketplace. Those who buy the KANG token now will not have to wait for the presale to end to earn more meme coins; just spread the word, and you will be rewarded. For this reason, KangaMoon has already raised close to $30K in its presale. One KANG token now costs just $0.0075. Market analysts, however, are optimistic since they predict a 100x surge when this meme coin hits exchanges in Q2 of 2024. Sign up below to capitalize on this growth and obtain a 15% bonus on all purchases. What Gives KangaMoon the Edge Over The Sandbox and Shiba Inu? KangaMoon holds a strategic advantage in the competitive crypto market over The Sandbox and Shiba Inu. With its market cap at only $7.5M, this low number sets KangaMoon up for faster growth than its competitors. Its lower market cap also needs less new funds to cause KangaMoon’s surge. Thus, KangaMoon may become one of the top meme coins soon. Discover the Exciting Opportunities of the KangaMoon (KANG) Presale Today! Website: https://Kangamoon.com/ Join Our Telegram Community: https://t.me/Kangamoonofficial Integrating GameFi and Play To EarnEmbark on your quest for glory. Assemble your champions, engage in epic battles or bet on your favorite fighters to earn $KANG tokens and exclusive rewards. Gain control of rare NFTs, unlock exclusive content and build alliances with fellow gamers as you ascend the ranks and leaderboards. Disclaimer: The following disclaimer is important to read and understand before engaging with Kangamoon, a play-to-earn meme coin. By accessing or participating in any activities related to Kangamoon, you acknowledge and accept the terms outlined below: 1 No Financial Advice: This whitepaper and any associated content do not constitute financial advice, investment recommendations, or solicitation to purchase Kangamoon tokens. The information provided is for informational purposes only. It is your responsibility to conduct thorough research and seek professional advice before making any financial decisions. 2 Volatility and Risks: Cryptocurrencies, including Kangamoon, are volatile and subject to significant price fluctuations. Investing in or holding Kangamoon tokens involves substantial risks, including the possibility of total loss. Past performance is not indicative of future results. 3 Regulatory Compliance: The regulatory environment surrounding cryptocurrencies is evolving and varies across jurisdictions. It is your responsibility to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations in your country or region before engaging with Kangamoon. 4 Uncertain Market: The market for meme coins and play-to-earn platforms is highly speculative and subject to rapid changes. There is no guarantee of market demand, liquidity, or utility for Kangamoon tokens. Token values may fluctuate drastically and may not reflect the intrinsic value of the project. By continuing to engage with Kangamoon, you acknowledge and accept the risks and limitations outlined in this disclaimer. You should only participate if you fully understand and are willing to assume these risks. Contact Details Kangamoon marketing@kangamoon.com Company Website https://kangamoon.com/

February 22, 2024 09:00 AM Central Standard Time

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Announcing the SIGMA 15mm F1.4 DG DN DIAGONAL FISHEYE | Art and SIGMA 500mm F5.6 DG DN OS | Sports Lenses

SIGMA CORPORATION OF AMERICA

SIGMA Corporation of America, the US subsidiary of SIGMA Corporation (CEO: Kazuto Yamaki. Headquarters: Asao-ku, Kawasaki-shi, Kanagawa, Japan) is pleased to announce two new full-frame prime lenses designed specifically for full-frame mirrorless camera systems, the SIGMA 15mm F1.4 DG DN DIAGONAL FISHEYE | Art and SIGMA 500mm F5.6 DG DN OS | Sports lenses. Both lenses will be available for purchase in mid-March 2024, and both lenses are available in Sony E-Mount and L-Mount versions. The SIGMA 500mm F5.6 DG DN OS | Sports lens is a full-frame, ultra-telephoto prime lens exclusively for mirrorless cameras. With outstanding image quality in a remarkably compact and lightweight body, this lens is built for action capture including aviation, sports, and wildlife. The new lens combines fast HLA-driven AF, high-precision OS, and an optical design featuring low-dispersion glass elements, along with splash- and dust-proof construction. This lens is designed for the most demanding situations. The SIGMA 15mm F1.4 DG DN DIAGONAL FISHEYE | Art is the world's first full-frame F1.4 diagonal fisheye lens *. With a 180° angle of view, this lens is designed to take in dramatic, sweeping scenes with the signature fisheye lens effect. Unlike conventional fisheyes, the 15mm F1.4 DG DN DIAGONAL FISHEYE | Art is exceptionally sharp across its entire 180 degrees and offers an ultra-fast F1.4 aperture, making it perfect for a wide range of applications including astrophotography, landscapes, and architecture, as well as action sports such as skateboarding and BMX. * As an interchangeable lens for full-frame cameras for consumer use. (as of February 2024) The retail price of the SIGMA 15mm F1.4 DG DN DIAGONAL FISHEYE | Art is $1,999 and the retail price of SIGMA 500mm F5.6 DG DN OS | Sports is $2,999 through authorized SIGMA America dealers. Learn more about these two exciting lenses at sigmaphoto.com: 15mm: https://www.sigmaphoto.com/15mm-f1-4-dg-dn-diagonal-fisheye-a 500mm: https://www.sigmaphoto.com/500mm-f5-6-dg-dn-os-s Exclusively for mirrorless cameras | Compatible with full-frame cameras A | Art SIGMA 15mm F1.4 DG DN DIAGONAL FISHEYE 180° of high resolution. An innovative diagonal fisheye lens. Resolving power that overturns the conventional wisdom about fisheye lenses An addition to the Art F1.4 lineup, meticulously crafted for astrophotography A wealth of latest functions and excellent build quality Supplied accessories: CASE, COVER LENS CAP LC1040-01, REAR CAP LCR II, TRIPOD SOCKET TS-141, PROTECTIVE COVER PT-51, GUIDE PLATE GP-21, SHOULDER STRAP Available mounts: L-Mount, Sony E-mount Launch date: March 14, 2024 * The appearance and specifications of the products are subject to change. * Sony E-mount lenses are developed, manufactured and sold in accordance with the E-mount specifications licensed under a license agreement with Sony Corporation. * L-Mount is a registered trademark of Leica Camera AG. #SIGMA #SIGMA15mmF14DiagonalFisheyeArt #SIGMAArt #SIGMAArtPrime #SIGMADGDN The world's first* F1.4 diagonal fisheye interchangeable lens for 35mm full-frame. Unparalleled resolving power that overturns the conventional wisdom about fisheye lenses. In developing a fisheye lens featuring an ultra-wide-angle and powerful fisheye distortion, SIGMA has achieved a completely new level of artistic potential, combining the world's first F1.4 aperture for consumer use with outstanding resolving power across the entire image. In terms of optical performance, the SIGMA 15mm F1.4 DG DN DIAGONAL FISHEYE | Art has achieved excellent point image reproducibility and high resolution by correcting various aberrations, especially sagittal coma flare. The lens is capable of handling astrophotography, which demands particularly high-quality performance, even when wide-open. Unlike conventional fisheyes, the SIGMA 15mm F1.4 DG DN DIAGONAL FISHEYE | Art is exceptionally sharp across its entire 180° angle-of-view and offers an ultra-fast F1.4 aperture, making it perfect for a wide range of applications including astrophotography, landscapes and architecture. The expressive power of this all-new full-frame mirrorless lens opens a wealth of creative possibilities in wide-angle photography. * As an interchangeable lens for full-frame cameras for consumer use. (as of February 2024 by SIGMA). [Key Features] 1. Resolving power that overturns conventional wisdom about fisheye lenses The latest optical design thoroughly corrects each type of aberration. This diagonal fisheye lens has the unique expressiveness of a fisheye lens and high resolution throughout the entire image from a wide-open aperture. The performance of the lens is guaranteed by a full inspection with SIGMA's proprietary MTF measuring system. Even wide-open, high resolution and point image reproducibility across the entire image The lens consists of 21 elements in 15 groups, including 4 FLD and 3 SLD exclusive low-dispersion glass elements, and 2 aspherical lens elements. By correcting sagittal coma flare and other aberrations, the lens can precisely reproduce bright points of light across the whole frame even wide-open, making it ideal for astrophotography. Diagonal fisheye lens with 180° angle of view The powerful distortion effect, which is the appeal of fisheye lenses, allows users to enjoy expressions such as a unique perspective and emphasis on the subject at a 180° angle of view. In addition, the SIGMA 15mm F1.4 DG DN DIAGONAL FISHEYE | Art is designed with the strict performance standards of the Art line. Furthermore, all lenses are inspected with SIGMA's proprietary MTF measuring system. The unique descriptive power of this new fisheye lens, which combines an incredible 180° angle-of-view with very high resolution optics, delivers a level of artistic potential that exceeds other fisheye lenses. Designed to minimize flare and ghosting To prevent flare and ghosting, which reduce image quality, the lens is designed to handle all conditions of incident light based on state-of-the-art simulation technology. High backlight resistance enables clear and sharp images under any lighting conditions. 2. An addition to the Art F1.4 lineup, meticulously crafted for astrophotography The SIGMA 15mm F1.4 DG DN DIAGONAL FISHEYE | Art offers abundant functions to support astrophotography. With the introduction of this lens, SIGMA now has four F1.4 wide-angle prime Art line lenses with functions specifically designed for astrophotography, including the 14mm, 20mm, and 24mm. In terms of both lineup and functionality, SIGMA fully supports the joy of capturing the stars. Art F1.4 prime wide-angle lens series specialized for astrophotography The SIGMA Art line of F1.4 single focal length lenses with specialized features for astrophotography is expanded to four lenses with the addition of the SIGMA 15mm F1.4 DG DN DIAGONAL FISHEYE | Art. Users can select the lens that best suits their needs and the expression they are aiming for. MFL (Manual Focus Lock) switch The lens is equipped with an MFL switch. When the MFL switch is set to "LOCK," the focus ring operation is disabled, ensuring that once focus is acquired, it will not be changed by unintentional movement of the ring. This is useful for long exposures and other situations where the focus should be fixed while shooting. Lens heater retainer A small step at the front of the lens called a lens heater retainer prevents the lens heater* from protruding over the front element, eliminating the risk of vignetting. * A belt-shaped heat strip that is wrapped around the lens to prevent condensation from forming inside the lens when the temperature drops. Rear filter holder A standard-equipped rear filter holder at the lens mount allows sheet-type filters to be used. Special cover lens cap with a locking mechanism and filter slots The included cover lens cap features two slots to securely store rear filters, as well as a locking mechanism. The cap is specially designed for the SIGMA 15mm F1.4 DG DN DIAGONAL FISHEYE | Art, allowing users to carry sheet-type filters without the risk of confusing or forgetting them, while protecting them from scratches and dirt. Tripod Socket The lens is equipped with an Arca-Swiss compatible, lightweight and sturdy magnesium alloy tripod socket. The detachable leg can be mounted on a tripod for stable conditions even during long exposures. The shape has been deliberately designed to prevent interference when using a lens heater. * The tripod socket TS-141 is also compatible with the SIGMA 14mm F1.4 DG DN | Art. 3. A wealth of latest functions and excellent build quality The SIGMA 15mm F1.4 DG DN DIAGONAL FISHEYE | Art is equipped with various functions to assist shooting, including an AFL button*1 to which preferred function can be assigned and an aperture ring, and uses a linear motor HLA (High-response Linear Actuator) as the AF actuator to enable fast, quiet, and highly accurate AF shooting. The lens is also equipped with a dust and splash resistant structure*2 to ensure a high level of weather resistance and robustness, as well as excellent build quality that allows for long and reliable use in any environment. *1 Function available on supported cameras only. Available functions may vary depending on the camera used. *2 The structure is designed to be dust and splash resistant, but not waterproof. Be careful not to bring the lens in contact with a large amount of water. Water inside the lens may cause major damage and even render the lens unrepairable. Various shooting assist functions The lens is equipped with an AFL button which can be assigned to a range of functions via the menu on selected cameras. In addition to the aperture ring, the lens is equipped with an aperture ring lock switch and a click switch to turn the click on and off. Dust and splash resistant structure and water and oil repellent coating In addition to a dust and splash resistant structure, the front element of the lens features a water and oil repellent coating, allowing photographers to shoot without concerns even in harsh outdoor environments. Adopts a linear motor HLA The AF actuator is a linear motor HLA (High-response Linear Actuator). The high thrust motor and advanced electronic control operate the focus lens at high speed and with high precision to provide comfortable AF shooting. Excellent build quality To support the heavy optical system and enhance robustness and reliability, metal parts are used in key parts of the lens body. Meanwhile, the lightweight engineering plastic TSC* is also used in appropriate places to reduce weight. Furthermore, each control part, such as rings and switches, is designed to feel good. SIGMA is proud of the exceptional build quality of its products, which do not compromise on durability, operability, and a satisfying sense of ownership. * TSC (Thermally Stable Composite) is a type of polycarbonate with a thermal expansion rate similar to that of aluminum. It has a high affinity to metal parts which contributes to high quality product manufacturing. [ Additional Features ] Lens construction: 21 elements in 15 groups (4 FLD, 3 SLD, 2 aspherical elements) Inner focus system Compatible with high-speed autofocus HLA (High-response Linear Actuator) Compatible with Lens Aberration Correction * Due to being a fisheye lens, distortion will not be corrected. * Function available on supported cameras only. Available corrections or auto correction functionality may vary depending on the camera model. * On cameras where lens aberration correction is controlled with "ON" or "OFF" in the camera menu, please set all aberration correction functions to "ON" (AUTO). Supports DMF and AF+MF Compatible with AF assist (for Sony E-mount only) Super Multi-Layer Coating Water and Oil Repellent Coating (front element) Aperture ring Aperture ring click switch Aperture ring lock switch AFL button * Function available on supported cameras only. Available functions may vary depending on the camera used. MFL (Manual Focus Lock) switch Rear filter holder (compatible with GUIDE PLATE GP-21) Lens heater retainer Focus Mode switch Support for switching between linear focus / non-linear focus ring settings (for L-Mount only) * Function available on supported cameras only. Dust and Splash Resistant Structure TRIPOD SOCKET TS-141 Special COVER LENS CAP LC1040-01 with a locking mechanism and filter slots Compatible with SIGMA USB DOCK UD-11 (sold separately / for L-Mount only) Designed to minimize flare and ghosting Every single lens undergoes SIGMA's proprietary MTF measuring system 11-blade rounded diaphragm High-precision, durable brass bayonet mount Mount Conversion Service available "Made in Aizu, Japan" craftsmanship Learn more about SIGMA's craftsmanship here: https://www.sigma-global.com/en/about/craftsmanship/ [ Key Specifications ] The following specifications are for L-Mount. Lens Construction: 21 elements in 15 groups (4 FLD, 3 SLD, 2 aspherical elements) Angle of view: 180° Number of diaphragm blades: 11 (rounded diaphragm) Minimum aperture: F16 Minimum focusing distance: 38.5cm / 15.2 in. Maximum magnification ratio: 1:16 Filter size: Rear filter only Dimensions (Max. Diam. x Length): 104 x 157.9mm / 4.1 x 6.2 in. Weight: 1,360g / 48 oz. (includes tripod foot) [ Product Barcode ] Product Name Barcode L-Mount: 0085126 478698 Sony E-mount: 0085126 478650 [ Accessories: Supplied ] COVER LENS CAP LC1040-01: 0085126 941260 TRIPOD SOCKET TS-141: 0085126 940997 PROTECTIVE COVER PT-51: 0085126 941277 REAR CAP LCR II (for L-Mount) 0085126 937256 REAR CAP LCR II (for Sony E-mount) 0085126 929879 [ Accessories: Optional ] SIGMA USB DOCK UD-11 for L-Mount: 0085126 878696 [ Information ] SIGMA Corporation: https://www.sigma-global.com/ Product Information: https://www.sigma-global.com/en/lenses/a024_15_14/ Exclusively for mirrorless cameras | Compatible with full-frame cameras S | Sports SIGMA 500mm F5.6 DG DN OS The crystallization of technology. A whole new ultra-telephoto experience. Perfect for hand-held shooting, a 500mm lens with unparalleled optical performance Compact, lightweight and excellent build quality A wealth of functions to assist in a variety of shooting situations Supplied accessories: CASE, LENS HOOD LH1034-02, TRIPOD SOCKET TS-151, FRONT CAP LCF-95mm III, REAR CAP LCR II Available mounts: L-Mount, Sony E-mount Launch date: March 14, 2024 * The appearance and specifications of the products are subject to change. * Sony E-mount lenses are developed, manufactured and sold in accordance with the E-mount specifications licensed under a license agreement with Sony Corporation. * L-Mount is a registered trademark of Leica Camera AG. #SIGMA #SIGMA500mmSports #SIGMASports #SIGMADGDN Clear, sharp images and amazing mobility. A handy-size 500mm that offers a whole new shooting experience. The SIGMA 500mm F5.6 DG DN OS | Sports is an ultra-telephoto prime lens exclusively for mirrorless cameras that features a 500mm focal length with outstanding image quality in a remarkably compact and lightweight body. By incorporating multiple large-diameter, exclusive low-dispersion glass elements that are challenging to process, SIGMA succeeded in significantly downsizing the lens construction without the use of diffractive optical elements. At the same time, the lens has achieved high resolving power that meets the expectations for a 500mm prime lens. The lens body, composed mainly of high-precision engineering plastic parts, has excellent build quality and weather resistance, including dust and splash resistant structure*, despite its compact size. With its rich descriptive power and incredibly compact size for its focal length, the handy-size SIGMA 500mm F5.6 DG DN OS | Sports offers a whole new photographic experience for wildlife, aviation, sports and other fast-action photographers. * The structure is designed to be dust and splash resistant, but not waterproof. Be careful not to bring the lens in contact with a large amount of water. Water inside the lens may cause major damage and even render the lens unrepairable. [Key Features] 1. Perfect for hand-held shooting, a 500mm lens with unparalleled optical performance The latest optical design using exclusive low-dispersion glass elements has succeeded in achieving both an extremely compact lens construction and high optical performance with excellent correction of aberrations. In addition to its size that allows hand-held shooting, the high-speed AF with HLA (High-response Linear Actuator) and the OS2 optical stabilization algorithm support comfortable shooting. High optical performance and compact lens construction The latest optical design has succeeded in significantly downsizing the optical system for a 500mm ultra-telephoto lens. By utilizing exclusive low-dispersion convex elements at the front of the lens, the lens delivers both a high aberration correction capability and a short overall length. The high level of production technology at SIGMA's only manufacturing base, the Aizu factory, provides the exacting precision necessary for processing the exclusive low-dispersion glass elements with a large aperture. The lens has excellent correction of all aberrations, especially axial chromatic aberration, which cannot be corrected by the camera body, ensuring a stable high resolution from the center to the periphery of the image. Excellent backlight resistance The SIGMA 500mm F5.6 DG DN OS | Sports uses refractive lenses in its optical system to prevent flare and ghosting that are characteristics of diffractive optical elements, allowing for clear images without concern for flare or ghosting even in backlit conditions or when a light source is included in the image. Furthermore, measures are taken against all conditions of incident light based on state-of-the-art simulation technology. High-speed AF with a linear motor HLA A linear motor HLA (High-response Linear Actuator) is used for the actuator, which is characterized by its high driving accuracy owing to the advanced electronic control, as well as its quietness. The HLA enables fast and accurate autofocus even in ultra-telephoto photography, such as sports and bird, where extremely precise focusing is required. OS2 algorithm in optical stabilizer function The latest OS2 optical stabilization algorithm provides an outstanding image stabilization effect of 5.0 stops*. The lens is equipped with two OS modes: Mode 1 is suitable for general shooting, and Mode 2 is ideal for panning shots of motorsports and other sports. In Mode 2, SIGMA's Intelligent OS, an algorithm specially designed for panning shots, enables effective image stabilization even when the camera is moved vertically or diagonally, irrespective of the horizontal and vertical orientation. This ensures that the subject's movement can be captured without losing the panning shot effect. * Based on CIPA guidelines (Measured at 500mm with a 35mm full-frame image sensor) 2. Compact, lightweight and excellent build quality The lens body has been designed to be small and lightweight in line with the optical system, which has been made significantly more compact. Not only is the lens easy to handle in hand-held use, but it also has the weather resistance of SIGMA's Sports line specifications and the excellent build quality that SIGMA prides itself on in terms of texture and the operating quality of each ring and control. High-precision TSC* parts enable both high performance and compact, lightweight design In order to achieve such a compact, lightweight and robust body, materials such as TSC and magnesium have been used in appropriate places. In particular, the production of a large TSC part that integrates functions as an internal structure, as well as an exterior part to reduce size and weight of the lens are manufactured with micron-level precision and they also have a sleek finish that gives the lens its premium feel. The sophisticated processing and production technology of the Aizu factory, SIGMA's only manufacturing base in Japan, enables the high degree of precise production and ensures the high performance and durability of the lens. * TSC (Thermally Stable Composite) is a type of polycarbonate with a thermal expansion rate similar to that of aluminum. It has a high affinity to metal parts which contributes to high quality product manufacturing. Weatherability of Sports line specifications The mount connection, manual focus ring, switches and exterior connection are all dust and splash resistant to prevent dust and dirt from entering the lens. Further, the front element of the lens features a water and oil repellent coating to facilitate maintenance when water droplets or dust adhere to the lens. Cover-type lens hood included A lightweight, high-strength, exclusive cover-type lens hood made of TSC is included. The tip of the hood is rubberized to protect the lens from abrasion and scratches caused by placing the lens upside down. 3. A wealth of functions to assist in a variety of shooting situations The SIGMA 500mm F5.6 DG DN OS | Sports is equipped with a full range of assist functions including an aperture ring and three AFL buttons* ready to be assigned to preferred functions using the camera. The L-Mount version is also compatible with SIGMA's tele converters for AF-enabled shooting at ultra-telephoto focal lengths of up to 1,000mm. * Function available on supported cameras only. Available functions may vary depending on the camera used. Full range of customizable functions Equipped with a Focus Limiter switch, the lens enables users to limit the focus driving range during AF when necessary, allowing quick and precise focusing. Further, the lens features three AFL buttons which can be assigned to a range of functions via the menu on selected cameras. The AFL buttons are easy to operate regardless of how the camera is oriented, and make accessing important settings quick and easy. For the L-Mount version, the SIGMA USB DOCK UD-11 can be used to set OS operation or the focus limiter range for the Custom Mode switch*. * The assigned setting for lenses for Sony E-mount cannot be changed from the default setting because a USB DOCK for the mount is not available. The default setting allows users to switch the visibility of the OS effect in the viewfinder and live view. Equipped with an aperture ring In addition to an aperture ring, the lens is also equipped with an aperture ring click switch and an aperture ring lock switch, allowing for aperture operation suited to the shooting application. Detachable tripod socket The lightweight and sturdy magnesium alloy tripod socket is Arca-Swiss compatible. The detachable socket comes with a ring that clicks into position at 90° intervals. * The tripod socket TS-151 is compatible with the SIGMA 70-200mm F2.8 DG DN OS | Sports. Tele Converter for L-Mount (1.4x / 2.0x) The L-Mount version of the lens is compatible with the SIGMA TELE CONVERTER TC-1411 (1.4x) and TC-2011 (2.0x). Using a tele converter, the focal length can be multiplied by 1.4x and even 2x, for AF-enabled shooting at ultra-telephoto focal lengths of up to 400mm. [ Additional Features ] Lens construction: 20 elements in 14 groups (3 FLD, 2 SLD elements) OS (Optical Stabilizer) function with the latest "OS2" algorithm Inner focus system Compatible with high-speed autofocus HLA (High-response Linear Actuator) Compatible with Lens Aberration Correction * Function available on supported cameras only. Available corrections or auto correction functionality may vary depending on the camera model. * On cameras where lens aberration correction is controlled with "ON" or "OFF" in the camera menu, please set all aberration correction functions to "ON" (AUTO). Supports DMF and AF+MF Compatible with AF assist (for Sony E-mount only) Super Multi-Layer Coating Water and Oil Repellent Coating (front element) Aperture ring Aperture ring click switch Aperture ring lock switch AFL button (3 buttons) * Function available on supported cameras only. Available functions may vary depending on the camera used. Focus Limiter switch Focus Mode switch Support for switching between linear focus / non-linear focus ring settings (for L-Mount only) * Function available on supported cameras only. OS switch Custom Mode switch Dust and Splash Resistant Structure LENS HOOD LH1034-02 TRIPOD SOCKET TS-151 (detachable lens foot type) Compatible with SIGMA TELE CONVERTER TC-1411 / TC-2011 (sold separately / for L-Mount only) Compatible with SIGMA USB DOCK UD-11 (sold separately / for L-Mount only) Designed to minimize flare and ghosting Every single lens undergoes SIGMA's proprietary MTF measuring system 11-blade rounded diaphragm High-precision, durable brass bayonet mount Mount Conversion Service available "Made in Aizu, Japan" craftsmanship Learn more about SIGMA's craftsmanship here: https://www.sigma-global.com/en/about/craftsmanship/ [ Key Specifications ] The following specifications are for L-Mount. Lens Construction: 20 elements in 14 groups (3 FLD, 2 SLD) Angle of view: 5.0° Number of diaphragm blades: 11 (rounded diaphragm) Minimum aperture: F32 Minimum focusing distance: 320 cm / 126 in. Maximum magnification ratio: 1:6 Filter size: 95mm Dimensions (Max. Diam. x Length): 107.6 x 234.6mm / 4.2 x 9.2 in. Weight: 1,370g / 48.3 oz. (includes tripod foot) [ Product Barcode ] Product Name Barcode L-Mount: 0085126 186692 Sony E-mount: 0085126 186654 [ Accessories: Supplied ] LENS HOOD LH1034-02: 0085126 941239 FRONT CAP LCF-95mm III: 0085126 930042 TRIPOD SOCKET TS-151: 0085126 941109 REAR CAP LCR II (for L-Mount): 0085126 937256 REAR CAP LCR II (for Sony E-mount): 0085126 929879 [ Accessories: Optional ] SIGMA USB DOCK UD-11 for L-Mount: 0085126 878696 SIGMA TELE CONVERTER TC-1411 for L-Mount: 0085126 825690 SIGMA TELE CONVERTER TC-2011 for L-Mount: 0085126 826697 SIGMA WR CERAMIC PROTECTOR 95mm: 0085126 931858 SIGMA WR PROTECTOR 95mm: 0085126 930998 SIGMA PROTECTOR 95mm: 0085126 931124 SIGMA WR UV FILTER 95mm: 0085126 930738 SIGMA WR CIRCULAR PL FILTER 95mm: 0085126-930851 [ Information ] SIGMA Corporation: https://www.sigma-global.com/ Product Information: https://www.sigma-global.com/en/lenses/s024_500_56/ [Contact] For further information, please contact your local authorized SIGMA Service Station listed at the link below: https://www.sigma-global.com/en/corporate/world-network/ [ About SIGMA Corporation ] Craftsmanship. Precision. Dedication. Since 1961, SIGMA has been devoted to the pursuit of advancing photographic technology. Unique to the industry, the family-owned business produces its high-quality, award-winning still photo and cinema camera lenses, DSLR and mirrorless cameras, flashes, filters and accessories from its state-of-the-art manufacturing facility located in Aizu, Japan. In 2012, the company introduced SIGMA Global Vision with three distinct lens lines: Art, Contemporary and Sports. Designed for industry camera mount systems including Canon, Fujifilm, Leica, Nikon, Olympus, Panasonic, Sony and SIGMA, each lens is handcrafted and tested in Japan to ensure a high-performance, premium product that is purpose-built to last. In 2016, the SIGMA Cine lens lineup was launched, further cementing SIGMA as an innovator in imaging engineering. Embodying the core optical DNA that has defined the SIGMA benchmark of excellence, SIGMA Cine lenses meet the needs of advanced 6k and 8k cinema production. Forming the landmark L-Mount alliance alongside Leica and Panasonic in 2018, SIGMA continues its storied tradition of imaging excellence through groundbreaking innovations such as the native L-mount SIGMA fp and fp L full-frame mirrorless digital cameras, announced in July 2019 and March 2021 respectively. These products, along with dozens of award-winning SIGMA Global Vision lenses available in native L-Mount format, demonstrate SIGMA's continued commitment to the creative community through expanded product offerings. With the fp, fp L and these lenses, even more users can now leverage SIGMA's renowned optical formula to achieve their creative vision with ease. For more information about SIGMA America, please visit sigmaphoto.com and SIGMA Blog. Follow SIGMA America (Photo): Facebook | Twitter | Instagram Follow SIGMA Ameica (Cine): Facebook | Twitter | Instagram Contact Details SIGMA CORPORATION OF AMERICA Jack Howard +1 631-201-7381 sigma.pr@sigmaphoto.com SDDPR Stacey Doss +1 631-201-7381 stacey@sddpr.com Company Website https://www.sigmaphoto.com/

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