Thiem using full bed RPM Blast?

QuentinFederer

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Has Dominic Thiem switch to a full bed of RPM Blast from his usual gut/poly hybrid?
I'm watching the Sydney 250 and his mains look to have more light reflecting off them then you'd find from a gut string.
 

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Have Babolat changed the coating on the gut? I'm convinced that it is shining more than it usually does.
The thing shining on it may have changed ;)

but on a serious note they could have upgraded cameras for 4K or something, in the process of resampling for lower resolution specular highlights can become more pronounced. Also many newer sensors don't have a anti-aliasing filter which allows for finer detail.

Edit: looks like it is probably due to the courts having 4 banks of lights instead of being more spread out. Look at the shadows they are casting:
 
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QuentinFederer

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The thing shining on it may have changed ;)

but on a serious note they could have upgraded cameras for 4K or something, in the process of resampling for lower resolution specular highlights can become more pronounced. Also many newer sensors don't have a anti-aliasing filter which allows for finer detail.

Edit: looks like it is probably due to the courts having 4 banks of lights instead of being more spread out. Look at the shadows they are casting:
Thanks for the great reply! I think you're right, it is just a combination of lighting/cameras.
 
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