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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
LightLeaker

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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.

LightLeaker
LightLeaker

LightLeaker

Shota Nakagami

Professional Light Leaks Effect Photo App

Leak some light into your photos to give them that classic look with this effects app.

Leak.ly - Bokeh Photo Effects
Leak.ly - Bokeh Photo Effects

Leak.ly - Bokeh Photo Effects

Livintis W.L.L.

Leak

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 includes 55 dynamic textures and 75 unseen filters. And we...

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After Focus - Vintage camera
After Focus - Vintage camera
After Focus - Vintage camera

After Focus - Vintage camera

Sky Media Inc.

After Focus provides 500+ random date watermark and effects beloved by professional photographers, whether you are looking for retro filters or light effects, you will find it all in After Focus, you only need to click on each lens to automatically match the filter with you, until you find the...

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...

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...

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...

RetroLight FX
RetroLight FX
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...

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...