Racquet News

All things film, development & processing.

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

Film Canisters, captured in Racquet Film by Nick Bedford.

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…

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Things You Need To Know About 35mm Point & Shoots

Working in a lab that sells cameras comes with a variety of perks. Some of them – perhaps the most noteworthy – is trying out new film stock and testing cameras. This gives me the opportunity to gather a knowledge-base that wouldn’t be attainable without some kind of mirrored scenario in which a certain person…

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New Trading Hours

As of March 8th, Racquet’s latest trading hours will be in full effect. As you may have seen across our social channels, we’re implementing some new trial opening and closing times this week to see how responsive our customer base is to these hours. Once again, these are effective immediately and are displayed below. If…

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The SP3000 Joins The Racquet Family

After a long wait, we’ve got our hands on the famed Fuji Frontier SP3000, all thanks to the legends over at West End Camera Club. The addition of the SP3000 to the Racquet Film workflow not only means we can produce better quality images at a faster rate, but we can scan larger files and…