Intro: The Clothespin Hack, How to Scan Photographic Film Without Slide Carrier.
If you play with pinhole, uncommon or old camera
you will sometimes have a problem to scan your negatives with your slide carrier:
*you may want to scan them with their borders.
*maybe, your negatives are not fitting in your slide carrier
*or like me, you don't like the 6*6 carrier, who can't get the negative flat !!
Step 1: First Idea
the easiest way would be to directly put your negative on the window's scanner
but strange pattern like that could appears ...
newton ring ...
you negative mustn't touch the window's scanner...
it would be ok for 35mm negative if you put them upside down
not perfect but it's enough for most case.
but this don't work for 120 negative, they don't stay flat ...
Step 2: The Clothespin Hack
Simple idea, use small decorative clothespin to hold the negative.
*they will handle the negative 1mm above the window's scanner.
*they are enough heavy to get the negative flat.
Step 3: How To
now, put clothespins all around your negative on transparent area.
Step 4: And Scan
put your negative with clothespins on your scanner and scan !!
hope this will help in your creativity :)