Likely the perceived increase is due to a change in contrast.
Forgive me if I error, but I am guessing that you used "sharpness" when
you meant acuteness. In photo terms acuteness is the measure of the amount
of detail and sharpness is the perceived amount of detail.
Joseph E. Meehan
26 + 6 = 1 It's Irish Math
"Chris Wakeen" <cwakeenwakeenphotography.com> wrote in message
news:vh9e24rr85s233corp.supernews.com...sharpness> Here's something I've been thinking about for a while. Do the digital
> printers (like the Fuji Frontier and others) actually enhance thesharpness> of the print (from film) or do they simply bring out the inherent> already built into the film?