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 Christmas Opening Hours!

We’ve had a giant year, and we’re taking our first break in 12 months. As per our posts on here, social media and other outlets, the lab will be taking final rolls (to be completed before December 14th) on the 8th. All rolls taken between the 11th and the 29th of December will receive a…

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Craft Film Cameras: The Brand Selling Film Cameras Like Hotcakes

One of the biggest questions the Racquet Film team were asked on a daily basis was whether or not we had any film cameras for sale. After reluctantly turning a number of enthusiastic film photographers away, we teamed up with Craft Film Cameras, a company run by various film aficionados spread around Japan, the USA…

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Wrangler Denim Interview Racquet Studio

A few months ago we were lucky enough to take a few snaps for Wrangler Denim (one of our favourite brands) and be profiled as part of their Freedom Campaign. The campaign focused on creatives who were doing what they loved and it was a great thing to be a part of. We haven’t actively…

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Racquet Film’s Coffee Table Book

If you didn’t already know, Racquet Film have worked with a hoard of people in the film photography industry to compile a 110,000 word gospel on film photography. The book spans its origins, history, significant moments and film’s place in current society,¬† alongside providing a comprehensive breakdown on best executing the art. But before we…

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The ‘10,000 Rolls’ Launch: Full Gallery

On October 26th, we kicked off our ‘10,000 Rolls’ gallery, celebrating our new lab, the fact we’ve developed over 10,000 rolls, and the bright future Racquet Film has ahead of it. With the help of the legends at Green Beacon, Parliament Skateshop, Walkens¬†and all our amazing customers, we curated a gallery of submitted images and…

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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…