I have been printing primarily on matte papers for the last few years, and intend to keep doing so. But the other day I made three portraits on glossy paper, intended for a local collaboration among photographers, and it struck me how strong those blacks looked. I was very taken by the beauty and richness of those very low tones.
Very simple, but to me a very interesting moment. My main reason for using matte paper is mostly how it feels in my hands, and how there are almost no undesirable reflections. But those blacks are not quite the same...