With the advent of digicams and smartphone cameras, gone are the days of negatives. But there are many who no doubt have a bunch of old negatives lying around in the house. Here’s one simple way to preserve those old photographs by turning those old negatives into digital photos. Also Read - KFC India launches a DIY drone called the Kentucky Flying Object, here’s how it flies and how you can get it
A video by Russian news site 1NEWS.az shows a simple yet clever do-it-yourself (DIY) kit that you can use to turn those negatives to digital photographs. For the kit you will require a shoe-box, some plain white papers, rubber bands, a CFL light bulb, a digital camera, and a photo-editing tool like Adobe Photoshop. Also Read - Now Google lets users create their own Street View
The two-minute video shows how you can turn the shoe-box into a dark room of sorts to click a photo of the negative, and then using a photo-editing tool turn into a digital copy of the original photo. This simple trick will go a long way in preserving all those old photos.