In an article by Dan Havlik he tests and describes the results from some major fine art paper manufacturers. For those of you using our favorite printer, the Epson 3880, you will not need special profiles if printing in the Advanced Black and White (ABW) mode.
Digital images come and go but a well-made photo print will stand the test of time. Don’t believe us? How many computer monitors displaying digital images do you see hanging in galleries and museums these days? No, not many. So while photo portfolios may be getting more digitized thanks to the popularity of iPads, tablet computers, et. al., there’s still a place on the wall for a print. Here’s a rundown of some of our favorite inkjet paper out there right now for making frame-worthy photo prints at home or in the studio.
Take a look at the article: PDN Online
For our Epson papers overview: BWGallerist