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The Best Apps for Adding a Light Leak Effect to Your Photos

Back in the days when everyone used cameras with actual film inside of them, occasionally a crack would develop that would allow a little light to leak inside of the chamber where the film was. The results would be streaks of discoloration on the photos, which in some cases, looked pretty cool. These apps allow you to recreate this light leak effect on your shots.

Lens Distortions®
LensLight Visual Effects
Leak.ly - Light Leaks & Bokeh Photo Effects

Best Apps

Highest scored apps in the category

Lens Distortions®
Lens Distortions®

Lens Distortions®

Lens Distortions, LLC

“Some of the Light Hits are so subtle but add such a massive improvement to photos

“Some of the Light Hits are so subtle but add such a massive improvement to photos. I love that they don’t necessarily scream “Presets!” but feel more natural in that you would never know it was added in post.” - Peter McKinnon

"Blurring off the edge of the photo can add an organic element to the photo or easily draw the...

LensLight Visual Effects
LensLight Visual Effects

LensLight Visual Effects

BrainFeverMedia

Light it up.

Accentuate your photos with various lighting effects with this photography app.

Also Good

Apps with average score

Leak.ly - Light Leaks & Bokeh Photo Effects
Leak.ly - Light Leaks & Bokeh Photo Effects
Leak.ly - Light Leaks & Bokeh Photo Effects

Leak.ly - Light Leaks & Bokeh Photo Effects

Livintis W.L.L.

Leak.ly is like playing with Photo Magic. The Light Leaks, Bokeh and Fog Effects will teleport your photographs into a new world. Your audience will swoon.

From the flashy purple (screenshot 2) to the natural optical effects (screenshot 3), Leak.ly has effects for every single mood and situation. The collection...

Light Leak Effects PRO
Light Leak Effects PRO
Light Leak Effects PRO

Light Leak Effects PRO

Quantis,Inc.

*** One of the BEST photo editing app! ***

Fun and easy way to create artistic photo in seconds! You can edit your photos with huge collection of lighting filters and effects.

A light leak is a hole or gap in the body of a camera where light is able to leak...

Light Burn
Light Burn
Light Burn

Light Burn

Dan Dobi

Light Burn is the best way to add light leaks and flares to your photos. Choose from 20 custom made filters to bring your photos to the next level. Adjust the opacity, hue, and orientation of the filter and then its just one click to share to Instagram, Twitter, and...

Light Leaks
Light Leaks
Light Leaks

Light Leaks

Sky Media Inc.

Light Leaks provides 230 filter effects beloved by professional photographers, Light Leaks themes vary from the feel of film camera to the unique sets of classy moods or fun creativity.

◉ WHY YOU’LL LOVE IT
The Light Leaks offers a wide range of light leak effects, whether you are looking...

Let it Light!
Let it Light!
Let it Light!

Let it Light!

Quantis,Inc.

*** One of the best camera app for taking picture with light! ***

The app include huge collection of lighting filters and editing tools.
Enjoy dressing up your pictures with amazing filters!

If you want to use light leak effects with ordinary camera, it requires a very advanced technique. But you can...

Light Leak After Effect Camera Max
Light Leak After Effect Camera Max
Light Leak After Effect Camera Max

Light Leak After Effect Camera Max

NEXT Mobile

Light Leak After Effect Camera professional light leak camera offers a choice of 496 different types, lets you express even the most subtle mood on your photos,bringing the look and feel of a professional photographer, that let you see the world in a classic way.

◉ KEY FEATURES
Professional light leak...

RetroLight Lite
RetroLight Lite
RetroLight Lite

RetroLight Lite

nedis

RetroLight is perfect image editing app for the good old days of traditional photography.

** Red,Yellow,Brown,Red.....colorful light leak
** 30 light leaks
** Opacity Slider to control effect and style strength
** Share to Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and more

RetroLight's simple design, paired with powerful and snappy tool, will give...

Other Apps

Could be good for special cases

360 Perfect Spot Light Film Effects Pro - Visual Creator

360 Perfect Spot Light Film Effects Pro - Visual Creator

NEXT Mobile

360 Perfect Spot Light Film Leaks Effects professional light leak camera offers a choice of 496 different types, lets you express even the most subtle mood on your photos,bringing the look and feel of a professional photographer, that let you see the world in a classic way.

◉ KEY FEATURES
Professional light leak camera themselves are very nice and natural looking. Most are not an intense burn, but have pleasing range of warm hues and more subtle, natural light distortions, 360 Perfect Spot Light Film Effects professional light leak camera is designed to be the perfect camera for your iPhone or iPad and Apple Watch.

◉ LIGHT LEAKER
A light leak is a hole or gap in the body of a camera where light is able to leak into the normally light-tight chamber, exposing the film or sensor with extra light, light leak happens when light leaks into the camera causing the film to overexpose, this flaw can add an artistic touch to your photo.

RetroLight FX

RetroLight FX

nedis

RetroLight is perfect image editing app for the good old days of traditional photography.

** Red,Yellow,Brown,Red.....colorful light leak
** 55 light leaks
** Opacity Slider to control effect and style strength
** Share to Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and more

RetroLight's simple design, paired with powerful and snappy tool, will give you the look you want in seconds.

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