Epson Paper Descriptions

The following list is a sample of Epson media, but not a complete list. For a complete list of compatible media for your printer, see Epson’s Paper Finder. Note: Some media listed here will not be compatible with your printer.

Paper Type
Former Name
Basis Weight
ISO brightness
Photo Papers (Gloss / Semi-gloss)
Photo Paper Glossy
Heavyweight, bright white paper with a glossy photo finish
Perfect for reprints and everyday photos
Glossy Photo Paper 52 lb 96 % 89
Premium Photo Paper Glossy
High-gloss, bright white, resin coated photo paper
Print high quality photos for glass frames and photo albums
Smudge and water-resistant quick dry surface
Premium Glossy Photo Paper 68 lb 97 % 92
Premium Photo Paper Semi-gloss
Highest color gamut available for vivid color reproduction
Resin coated paper base
Dries instantly for easy handling with Epson Inks
Ideal for printing displays or scenic color images
Premium Semigloss Photo Paper 251 gsm 97 % 93
Ultra Premium Photo Paper Glossy
Ultra smooth, bright white, heaviest weight paper
Fast drying, smudge and water resistant surface
Ideal for framing and for long lasting, professional quality prints
Ultra Premium Glossy Photo Paper 79 lb 96 % 96
Ultra Premium Photo Paper Luster
Highest color gamut available for vivid color reproduction
Resin coated paper base
Dries instantly for easy handling with Epson Inks
Ideal for wedding, portrait, and fine art photography
Premium Luster Photo Paper 240 gsm 97 % 97
Presentation Papers (Business)
Presentation Paper Matte
Matte coated, single-sided ink jet paper with a smooth finish
Perfect for newsletters, proposals and flyers with photos
For colorful graphic images and razor sharp black text
Photo Quality Ink Jet Paper 27 lb 90 % 90
Premium Presentation Paper Matte
Heavyweight, ultra-smooth, bright white with a matte finish
Perfect for B&W photos, enlargements and cherished photos
Non-Glare Finish
Matte Paper Heavyweight 45 lb 94 % 97
Ultra Premium Presentation Paper Matte
Flat matte surface provides the optimum photographic platform
Instant drying capability with EPSON Professional Inks allows for easy handling
High color gamut yields remarkable color reproduction
Bright white base accentuates highlights
Enhanced Matte Paper 192 gsm 94 % 104
Specialty Media
Bright White Paper
Ultra-smooth plain paper, acid-free with 108+ brightness
Perfect for web printing, emails and business documents
For crisp, black text and vivid, colorful images
Premium Bright White Paper 24 lb 95 % 108
Scrapbook Papers
PremierArt Matte Scrapbook Photo Paper for Epson
Top quality, 100% cotton photo archival paper that is coated on both sides
Perfect for photo albums: Natural white color, Acid free, Lignin free and Buffered
Use it to print clip art, headlines, borders or journaling, for full page backgrounds, or patterns from the Epson CreativeZone
n/a 52 lb 98 % 93
Fine Art Papers
Epson Velvet Fine Art Paper
Acid free base to preserve fine art and photos
100% cotton rag for archivability
Bright white surface for excellent color reproduction
Highest D-Max of all cotton papers
Dries instantly for easy handling
n/a 260 gsm 97 % 94
PremierArt Water Resistant Canvas for Epson
High-gloss finish, instant drying microporous coating, and water resistant
Poly/cotton blend
Stretchable for framing
n/a 350 gsm 99 % n/a