The Racquet Blog

All things film, development & processing.

The Racquet Blog is the best place to keep up to date with information regarding Racquet’s film development, processing times store updates and general film banter. It’s a great resource for information on film photography in general and we do our very best to update it on a regular basis alongside introduce new features and series to keep you informed and interested. Long live film photography!

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Racquet Film Limited Edition Neon Prints

Racquet Film are releasing a series of limited edition neon prints. These will make an amazing addition to any film photographers wall, and Racquet will also offer custom prints (with the text of your choice). To make a custom order, simply email ‘lab@racquetfilm.com‘ with the headline ‘Custom Neon Print’ and include the text you would…

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Five Easy Film Tips For New Analogue Photographers

We’re amazed to see so many new film photographers coming into Racquet each and every day. We really love to see film’s resurgence, and it’s part of the reason we’re releasing ‘The Modern, Opinionated, Film Photography Journal’. Until that drops (soon, we promise) we’ll continue to write small blog posts. Keep up to date via…

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The Point & Shoot To Rule Them All

Racquet Film are going to start posting a lot more on the blog section of our website. Why? Because film photography is thriving; that’s exactly why we’re writing a book on it. Expect this blog to deliver news, reviews and updates, all in the opinionated nature that’s so ingrained in analogue culture. Keep an eye…

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Developing Film In Australia is the Tip of the Iceberg

Racquet Film are a film developing lab, and spend the majority of their time processing film for customers around Australia and throughout the world. Though we’re constantly asked what other film photography services we offer Australian customers. We’ve decided to make a non-exhaustive list of things we do on a near-daily basis. Hopefully it helps!…

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Racquet Film Reaches New Heights

What’s Australia’s fastest rising film processing labs best trait? Just how unconventional it is! The below is an excerpt and should not be replicated or reproduced in any way. “Where can I get film developed?” remains a rather common question in Australia. Thankfully, Racquet Film have well and truly answered that question for analogue enthusiasts…

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What Racquet Film Did In April

Preface: Racquet Film is a film development (or film processing or film developing) and processing lab in Brisbane, Australia. They develop and sell 35mm film, 120, 220 and more. Racquet Film offer high quality photo prints, have a gallery and are Australia’s largest dedicated analogue space.  We had a rather big April. Here’s a few…

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Racquet’s 2018 ‘Transit’ Tour Is On Its Way

Preface: Racquet Film is a film development and processing lab in Brisbane, Australia. They develop and sell 35mm film, 120, 220 and more. Racquet Film offer high quality photo prints, have a gallery and are Australia’s largest dedicated analogue space.  After an absolutely huge entrance into the marketplace, the Racquet conglomerate – which now consists…

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AGFA Vista Is Dead, As Expected

Preface: Racquet Film is a film development (or film processing or film developing) and processing lab in Brisbane, Australia. They develop and sell 35mm film, 120, 220 and more. Racquet Film offer high quality photo prints, have a gallery and are Australia’s largest dedicated analogue space.  The Belgian-German multinational corporation Agfa-Gevaert N.V (known by most…

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Once Upon A Time There Was No Mirror

Mirrorless cameras are the hot topic in 2018. A mirrorless camera is a type of camera that doesn’t require a reflex mirror, one of the key components of DSLR cameras. The mirror in a DSLR reflects the light up to the optical viewfinder, which provides your view of the scene. On the other side, mirrorless…

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New Films, Old Films, New Old Films

Everyone’s had something to say about the re-release of Kodak’s TMAX 3200 film. Even strong competitor ILFORD, who threw some shade with a ‘Never Left’ post regarding their highly popular Delta 3200 film stock. Though the posts regarding the re-release of TMAX 3200 are riddled with inaccuracies, which is particularly strange given Kodak are notorious…