A trend that is becoming more and more popular in Photography recently is a vintage/film/retro style. You can see examples in Urban Outfitters, Nylon Mag, Anthropologie, etc. One of the major elements in this style is the light leak. Some of you may remember the post a few months back about Light Leaks in Photography.

Article on Abduzeedo about the subject: 30 Interesting Light Leak Shots

Creating light leaks in Photoshop is really simple. In this video you'll see how to create vintage style light leaks in just a few steps.

Video Tutorial

Some Examples

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My name is Cameron Rad and I am a graphic designer and photographer from Los Angeles, CA. I first started designing by just photoshopping dirt bikes. I wanted to see what they would look like before I bought parts for them. It grew ever since.