I have to say that the process was very interesting for me. It seems that preparing images for print is a little like cleaning up an oil painting, or perhaps it's a little like taking the image for a second time.
Anyway, I'm very happy with the results and I think they look much better than the Fuji Crystal Archive images I've had done in the past. I'm not going to say that one medium is better than the other. I just feel that the quality of Epson prints when done correctly is superb, and I feel that because the technology is affordable and within the grasp of amateurs and small businesses, it's great to be able to have that level of control at your finger tips.
I take delivery of my own Epson 4880 tomorrow along with Colourburst's RIP driver. It will be interesting to see how things move along over the next year or so.