Still Journal, offers an interesting tutorial on how to create light leaks on your digital images. Yes, one of the side effects of having a camera that leaked light onto your film, reproduced digitally!
This is a cool technique to add some character to an image that seems kind of bland. The orange and yellow streaking and flaring that this tutorial produces really give the images a nostalgic, “found” quality. When coupled with the earlier tutorial on getting a vintage film effect this can be great for taking a digital image of say, you and your spouse, and aging it to look like an old ’70s photo.