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How To Add Rain Effect In A Photo Using Photoshop.

Hello Friends, In this blog post I am going to let you know about a very interesting functionality in photoshop. That is how to add rain effects in your photo using photoshop. If you have a normal picture and you want to show a raining effect in the same picture then this tutorial can be helpful for you.

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Add Rain To A Photo In Photoshop

To show this raining effect we are using Photoshop version 10.0.

To show the rain effect in your picture using photoshop you just need to follow the below-given procedure step by step.

This would be your first step to open your image with photoshop. This would be your background image by default. See the below image for the same.

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Add Rain To A Photo In Photoshop

Make a duplicate image of your background image. Just right click on your background image and select the option duplicate layer. And rename it with Layer1 or you can name it as per your requirement.

You can also do this with the help of the menu bar at the top. Just go to the Layer and select duplicate layer and rename it with Layer1. See the below image for the same action.

Once you make this duplicate layer then make sure to set the foreground color as black and background color as white as you can see at the bottom left in the below-given image.

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Add Rain To A Photo In Photoshop

In this step just create one new layer Layer->New->Layer. And rename it as layer2. See the below image for the same.

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Add Rain To A Photo In Photoshop

Now set layer 2 colors as black, for doing this you can directly use the short key Alt+Back space, or you can directly set it’s color black by selecting the color from the toolbar at bottom right.

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Add Rain To A Photo In Photoshop

Now, add noise to layer2, goto menubar and select Filter->Noise->add noise. Set amount 150 and check the radio option gaussian as shown in the below image.

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Add Rain To A Photo In Photoshop

Now go to the menu bar and now select Filter->Blur->Gaussian blur. And set the radius 0.5 pixels as shown in the below-given image.

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Add Rain To A Photo In Photoshop

Now click on the adjustment layer option an then click on the level as shown in the below image.

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Add Rain To A Photo In Photoshop

Here, we just need to set the input level and output level by dragging the black and white arrow pointer. In this case, we kept the input level as (172, 0.1, 174 ) and output level(0 255). You should worry about grey pointer as it automatically moves on the movement of the black and white pointer.

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Add Rain To A Photo In Photoshop

Now, with the selection at layer2, we would select Filter->Blur->Motion Blur. See the below image for the same.

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Add Rain To A Photo In Photoshop

Once you click the motion-blur option you get a window of it as shown below. Set an angle 60 degree and distance 290 pixels. See the below image for the same.

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Add Rain To A Photo In Photoshop

After setting the motion blur you see a black screen, so to see the motion blur effect we need to again set the level. Now, go to your level thumbnail option at layer2(you can see the selection in the below image), and adjust your level again as input level(39, 1, 218) and output level as (0, 255). Here you can see the motion blur effect in the below-given image.

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Add Rain To A Photo In Photoshop

Still, we are unable to see the image with the raining effect. To see the rain effect in the image you just keep selection at layer2 and select the blend mode as SCREEN as shown in the below-given image. Now your image will be visible with a rain effect.

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If you want to change the current effect, you can adjust the value using motion blur and by changing the levels as per your requirement. We have done a little change in levels and get the below-given image with some different effects.

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Now, you get your desired image with rain effect using photoshop. You can save your image and can use it where ever you need this. See the final image given below.

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