wich transparant inkjet film?

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  1. barry van leeuwen

    barry van leeuwen Member

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    Hello,

    I'm looking into buying transparant film to make negatives for the platinum/palladium process and also the salt print and gum dichromate processs.
    A lot of people use pictorico, this is to my nowing not easy to buy in europe. shops like amazon charge 25 dollars for shipping and I am not talking about rolls just 8x10,

    I'm hoping that ghere are some people who have used other transparent films with good results or a shop that will ship pictorico to europe for a normal price,

    Greetings barry
     
  2. jnanian

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    hey barry

    you might consider posting this same exact question on
    dpug.org. people there make inkjet transparencies all the time
    and might be more apt to give you a useful answer. most people here
    use camera made negatives, not ink based ones ...

    good luck !

    john
     
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    Some times I like to play with transparencies that Ive printed using my laser printer. I use them for things like stencils and such. I have HP brand printable overhead transparency sheets. They make them for inkjet too, though I have not used them. The laser type that I have is nice and thick. I have contact printed them before and it works fine. Maybe you can give that a try, just grab them from a local office supply store for testing.

    Another option would be just to get lith film or xray film, and use that. I took a quick look online and staples has the printable transparency sheets for 50-70 bucks for 100 sheets, lith film such as ultrafine's 8x10 100sheet pack is only $80 on amazon.