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Is there a way to add light leaks in Elements?

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Q&A, by Mark White
December 15, 2016

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Instagram-style and retro photos are surprisingly really popular in the digital age. There are all kinds of apps, programs and even textures that you can download to make your pictures vintage. Elements also has a quick fix that can add a burst of light to any picture.

Head to the Quick section of Elements and the Light Leak option is available to add to your pictures. Elements offers you various styles that might suit your particular picture, and they can be added in just a click; they also come with a Color Fill layer set with a different blend mode over the top of the picture to alter the tone and atmosphere. Use the Expert section to tweak the picture further, and remember you can add more than one light leak to a single image.