Adding digital film grain texture effects


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Adding digital film grain texture effects

One of my favorite visual effects especially when working with black and white images is to add a little bit of grain or film grain back into the image. Typically in Photoshop you would use something called the Add Noise filter on a separate layer and then play with blending modes and so forth. Camera Raw especially in the new version of Photoshop has made this much easier to accomplish. There's actually an Effects panel over here on the right. We'll go ahead and click on the fx icon. You'll see they've added this new Grain effect. Now to see this in best results, we're going to go ahead and zoom up to 100%. I'll just do Command++ or Ctrl++ a couple of times, or 50% is fine.

Just enough to be able to see the grain pattern at a particular nice zoom level. Now what's nice about the grain effect too, you can see here we haven't done any retouching for skin, and if we add some grain back in, it can actually lower the contrast of the acne issues that we're ...

Adding digital film grain texture effects
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Adding digital film grain texture effects provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Michael Ninness as part of the Photoshop CS5 Essential Training

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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