Adding film grain


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Adding film grain

Now that we've added a hint of texture of the photograph I want to bring in some film grain. So in order to add film grain we need to merge all of the underlying layers to the top. To do that let's use that same shortcut that we've used before. On a Mac press Shift+Option+Command+E. on Windows press Shift+Alt+Ctrl+E. Next let's name this layer Grain. What we'll do from here is we'll navigate to our Filter pull-down menu. We're going to choose Noise and then Add Noise. Now the type of Noise that we want is Monochromatic and Gaussian.

And I want to zoom in on the image. I want to see the detail at this one-to-one view. I am going to add a lot of grain, too much grain. So we are going to go ahead and increase this until we see too much grain on the photograph. And the reason I'm going to add too much is because we're going to use a blending mode which in turn will blend this grain into the contrast structure of the photograph. So in this case, I'm just...

Adding film grain
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Adding film grain provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop CS5: Creative Compositing

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Photography
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