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Re: Sorry to ask again but...

Another is an increase in micro-contrast. It is the increase in micro-contrast that appears to give more apparent sharpness.
Question: what is/are the specific reason(s) that oil immersion increases microcontrast? Is it primarily just due to the elimination of refractive surfaces?

Peter M. Howey
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Saginaw Art Museum
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