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How to Scan Film to Create a Digital Image

Insert the holder that contains the film so that the emulsion side of the film is facing the sensor.

If you do the reverse, the light passes through the emulsion and is then diffused by the base side, giving you an image that is less sharp than it might be. This figure shows an image scanned both with the emulsion side facing toward and away from the sensor.

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