Olympus OM-D E-M1X for indoor sports
Thanks to Olympus Bulgaria In early February, I had the opportunity to test the new OM-D E-M1X how to handle indoor sports shooting the Sofia Open ATP250 tennis cup.
For more than 2 years, I have been constantly shooting with OM-D E-M1 II, and part of my work included extreme sports, but it was my first indoor shooting and shooting tennis in general.
As an Olympus shooter the camera and interface were pretty familiar, although many changes and improvements needed a short adaptation, and perhaps in about 1-2 hours, my camera was tuned according to my style of work.
The biggest problem was the adaptation to tennis as a sport because it is very different from everything I’ve shot. Here the action is not permanent by one person or group, but there is a transfer to two or more people and I have to watch for the ball that is constantly coming in and out of the frame with the close-ups.