How To Scan and Convert Film Negatives to Digital for Free!

Many of us have film negatives lying around so here's a quick and easy way to convert those to a usable digital format for free!

Step 1

-Place film on scanner, shiny side down (aka emulsion side up.)

Step 2

-Place thin paper on top of film.

Step 3

-Place tablet/phone on brightest setting face down on paper over the film.

-NOTE: For best results, use a blank website/app with a bright screen.

Step 4

-Use favorite image editing software to scan.

-This option is usually found within the File > Import option.

-Scan as hi-res as possible for best results! (Suggested: 1200 DPI)

Step 5

-Don't forget to invert the colors!

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