[Alt-photo] need an alternative to Pictorico Ultra Premium
john.isner at gmail.com
Sat Oct 7 22:52:04 UTC 2017
Thanks for your reply! I just ordered two packages of the Ultra from
I had actually seen the Ultra on inkjet mall, but hesitated to buy there
because of their outrageous shipping charges. But went ahead and paid the
$19.68 for 2-5 day shipping. I'm up against a deadline in my class. I'm
90% of the way through profiling a process (creating correction curves for
my digital negatives). Switching transparency films would mean I'd have to
I realize I am replying to your personal email address. How should I reply
in such a way that my reply appears on the listserv?
FYI I am not the tennis player!
On Sat, Oct 7, 2017 at 2:38 PM, Keith Schreiber <keith at jkschreiber.com>
> Here ya go John: http://shop.inkjetmall.com/Pictorico-Ultra-Premium-
> I know there are claims to the contrary, but from my experience none of
> the alternatives can carry the link load that Pictorico Ultra does,
> including Fixxons which I have just tested. Fixxons is probably the second
> best choice though. I've had quality control issues with Arista and
> InkPress, which negate the lower cost.
> Keith Schreiber
> PS - You wouldn't happen to be almost 7' tall with a really big serve,
> would ya?
> On Oct 7, 2017, at 2:58 PM, John Isner via Alt-photo-process-list <
> alt-photo-process-list at lists.altphotolist.org> wrote:
> I'm a new member and this is my first post.
> I'm taking my first alt process class. I just exhausted my supply of 8.5 x
> 11 Pictorico Ultra Premium, and I'm unable to locate the product anywhere
> but Adorama, which is closed for the next ten days. Can anyone recommend
> an alternative that is more readily available (and doesn't cost an arm and
> a leg to ship)? I'm printing high-density negatives, which is why I need
> an equivalent of the Ultra Premium. I would be willing to buy 11 x 17 or
> even 17 x 22 sheets and cut them to size.
> Incidentally, Freestyle calls their Arista-II Inkjet OHP 7-mil Transparency
> drop in replacement for Pictorico Inkjet OHP Transparency Film" and the
> description says "it is able to accept a higher density of ink." Is it
> just as good as Pictorico Ultra?
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