Adding noise to an image with the Add Noise filter


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Adding noise to an image with the Add Noise filter

I am going to show you a really interesting use for the Add Noise filter. It's a way to add some texture, or graininess, or grittiness to an image, Maybe you want to create the look of an infra- red black-and-white conversion on this particular color photo. So, let's get started. Let's begin by zooming up to 100%. I am going to Command+1 or Ctrl+1 and take that up to 100% view. Let me get the Hand tool by pressing letter H. I am just going to move that image right around there, so I can view a good overview of the subject matter here. The first thing we are going to do is we are going to add an Adjustment layer to convert this to a Black & White image.

First, let's go to the Adjustments panel and click the Black & White adjustment. There is the Default adjustment. It turns out there's a preset in the Black & White list of presets here called infrared, which is a really good start to get us kind of close to what I am thinking about. I think the Yellows are a litt...

Adding noise to an image with the Add Noise filter
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Adding noise to an image with the Add Noise filter 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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