I started this thread in response to comments on Baryta paper made in Donald's Print 52 - Project 52 Print - Donald MacKenzie. I didn't want to hijack that thread so in response to Rudi's comments in post #3 on my statement:
Originally Posted by Shadowman
......Canson Baryta Photographique ....thinking it would be similar to any semi gloss paper.......
Let me first say that paper choices are very subjectif !!!
I do not know exactly what you mean by "similar to any semi gloss paper..."
I meant Baryta has the look and feel of a semi gloss paper, Epson's semi gloss has a similar brightness (93% ISO) and the coatings on each give the same output in my opinion.