.............. For the purposes of this type of photography, I want the finish, speed, and ease-of-use that a factory-produced enlarging paper can provide.
I'm a big fan of Fomabrom 123 (semi matt) and Fomabrom 111 (glossy) for everyday use. If I were printing for an exhibition I would consider others. But for portfolio and display these two papers offer wonderful capabilities.
Chinese proverb "Print with #3.5 and burn with #1.5." B.J. Confucius