Drag the Amount slider towards the right to increase the amount of noise being applied to the image.
Here's a close-up of my image to help make it easier to see the noise that's been added:. Any version of Photoshop will work, but if you're using Photoshop CS3 or higher I'll be using Photoshop CS5 , we'll also see how to keep the film grain effect fully editable using Smart Filters which were first introduced in CS3. Register Choose Version Download. Further reading If you liked this article you might like these too, check 'em out: Finally, if you're using Photoshop CS3 or newer and you've been adding your filters as Smart Filters as I have, you can re-open the filter dialog boxes at any time and make changes to fine-tune the effect without any loss of image quality.
For example, I'll double-click on the Add Noise filter:. Every share makes a big difference and helps us write more tutorials and content.
It ends up enabling you to create an image with drastically different colors and contrast. You can go back and adjust the amount of noise at any time thanks to Smart Filters.
Step 1 Open you image in Photoshop. Don't miss an update! Lightroom besides all the great post processing tools it has to work on your photos and make them looks even better, it also has Presets. This brings the blacks to grey and fades the shadows in your image.
This is a great advantage because, although it is a simple process, there is no need to make all the steps again if we wish to make some adjustments to our effect. In this Photoshop tutorial , we'll learn a quick and easy way to simulate film grain in an image.
You can adjust the colors in your gradient map to emulate different film types with this effect depending on if you want a warm or cool look. I meant to write Film Grain in 4.