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Using LightX to Make Your Photos Look Professional | Publishers

LightX is a free photo editor available for Android and iPhone (iOS) phones. The service offers a variety of effects to apply to images and make them look professional. Among the available functions, there is the option of using Portrait Mode on old records, changing hair color and smoothing face imperfections. Results can be shared on social networks Instagram, WhatsApp and Facebook, for example. The platform offers some extra features to app subscribers for $ 10.90 per month.

Edits can be made from files saved in the smartphone gallery or in freshly captured photos. The tool is useful for users as it optimizes the time when editing photos quickly by mobile. This is an alternative to other apps on the market, such as Lightroom CC and VSCO. LightX can be downloaded from the official Google and Apple stores, Google Play, and the App Store. Check it out in the following tutorial prepared by TechTudo, how to use key features of LightX.

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LightX has several editing effects to make photos look professional Photo: Ana Marques / TechTudoLightX has several editing effects to make photos look professional Photo: Ana Marques / TechTudo

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Step 1. Install LightX on your phone from the TechTudo page. Open the app and allow it to access your photos. Then choose the photo from the gallery to edit or tap "Camera" to take a photo on the spot;

Grant permission for the LightX app to access your photos Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo FernandesGrant permission for the LightX app to access your photos Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes

Grant permission for the LightX app to access your photos Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes

Step 2. Tap the pencil icon to open the editing tools menu;

LightX edit menu offers several tools Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo FernandesLightX edit menu offers several tools Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes

LightX edit menu offers several tools Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes

Step 3. In the "Instant" section, you can add filters of various shades, apply a drawing effect on paper or artistic painting. The Eraser tool will erase the filter from the area you tap;

LightX has colorful and artistic filters and effects Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo FernandesLightX has colorful and artistic filters and effects Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes

LightX has colorful and artistic filters and effects Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes

Step 4. In the "Tools" section, you can rotate or crop the photo. Select "Selfie" to see editing effects;

LightX has specific section for imperfections correction Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo FernandesLightX has specific section for imperfections correction Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes

LightX has specific section for imperfections correction Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes

Step 5. With the "Teeth" function, you can whiten the teeth of the photo. Already in "Hair", it is possible to change the hair color only by marking the head with the finger on the screen;

Accentuate white teeth and change hair color with the LightX app Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo FernandesAccentuate white teeth and change hair color with the LightX app Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes

Accentuate white teeth and change hair color with the LightX app Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes

Step 6. In the "Creative" section, the "Eraser" and "Object" icons erase parts of the image you want. The "Crop" icon eliminates the background of the photo. To do this, select the main object, which should be selected in purple. Then tap the checkered background cone to make it transparent;

Remove the background of an image with LightX Foto: Reproduo / Rodrigo FernandesRemove the background of an image with LightX Foto: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes

Remove the background of an image with LightX Foto: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes

Step 7. In the "Social" item there are tools for adding texts, labels, freehand drawings, shapes and frames. The "Background" option allows you to insert a colored photo background. To do this, simply select the illustration and slide your finger over the background of the photo;

Change the background color of a photo through the LightX app Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo FernandesChange the background color of a photo through the LightX app Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes

Change the background color of a photo through the LightX app Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes

Step 8. In the "Blend" section, tap "Effect" to add color photo filters. The "Color Blend" button offers a similar result, where you can select the desired color chart in the photo;

LightX has colorful and psychedelic effects filters on photos Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo FernandesLightX has colorful and psychedelic effects filters on photos Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes

LightX has colorful and psychedelic effects filters on photos Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes

Step 9. The "Merge" button lets you overlay two photos. To do this, select the other file of interest in the gallery and choose the desired filter. Each apply a different merge effect;

Merge photos and create a superb image in LightX Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo FernandesMerge photos and create a superb image in LightX Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes

Merge photos and create a superb image in LightX Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes

Step 10. In "Selective" you can make edits at specific points of the photo. Use "Dot", "Brush" and "Splash" to illuminate the main point of the photo, as the user tastes;

LightX enhances the light spots in the image Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo FernandesLightX enhances the light spots in the image Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes

LightX enhances the light spots in the image Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes

Step 11. The "Focus" function creates the bokeh effect, with blur in the background of the photo so that the foreground element is highlighted. Select the desired blur frame from "Mask", "Lens" and "Tilt" and get the background of the screen blurred;

LightX lets you create Portrait Mode, an effect that blurs the background of the image and highlights the main subject. Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo FernandesLightX lets you create Portrait Mode, an effect that blurs the background of the image and highlights the main subject. Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes

LightX lets you create Portrait Mode, an effect that blurs the background of the image and highlights the main object. Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes

Step 12. With the "Sticker", interested parties can add a dark photo frame. The "Duo" option, released only in the paid version, applies a specific filter that divides the screen into two different colors;

LightX has exclusive effects from paid plan to edit photos Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo FernandesLightX has exclusive effects from paid plan to edit photos Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes

LightX has exclusive effects from paid plan to edit photos Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes

Step 13. In the "Shape" section there are adjustments to the image format. The options "Refine", "Remodel" and "Perspective" work similarly. Just slide your finger on the screen to achieve the desired result;

Change the perspective of the photo using LightX function Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo FernandesChange the perspective of the photo using LightX function Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes

Change the perspective of the photo using LightX function Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes

Step 14. With "Professional Tools", the user is able to change the brightness and color levels of the photo from the "Curves", "Level" and "Balance" options;

LightX makes it possible to adjust the lighting of photos natively. Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo FernandesLightX makes it possible to adjust the lighting of photos natively. Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes

LightX makes it possible to adjust the lighting of photos natively. Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes

Step 15. To save a photo, just tap the share icon at the top of the screen. Then determine the file format, resolution, and finish with "Save". If you want to send it to friends, go to "Share" and post to your social networks.

Save or share edited photos to LightX Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo FernandesSave or share edited photos to LightX Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes

Save or share edited photos to LightX Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes

Step 1. From the LightX main menu, tap "Search" and choose a random photo to edit;

LightX lets you edit photos from the app's own image bank Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo FernandesLightX lets you edit photos from the app's own image bank Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes

LightX lets you edit photos from the app's own image bank Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes

Step 2. The "Fill" tab creates a solid color background for you to edit;

Create backgrounds for photos you will edit in LightX Photo: Playback / Rodrigo FernandesCreate backgrounds for photos you will edit in LightX Photo: Playback / Rodrigo Fernandes

Create backgrounds for photos you will edit in LightX Photo: Playback / Rodrigo Fernandes

Step 3. The "Projects" option will rename all the photos you have already edited.

LightX rene all the projects you have already edited in the app Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo FernandesLightX rene all the projects you have already edited in the app Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes

LightX rene all the projects you have already edited in the app Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes

Ready. Enjoy the tips for editing your photos with the LightX app and get professional results.

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