Dancing in the rain! How to add Rain Effect in Photoshop?

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In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to add the rain effect to your image in Adobe Photoshop CS6. Follow the steps below and watch my video tutorial to style your photos and images.

We’ll start this tutorial with my image below. You can choose a photo of umbrellas, dancers or just style own pictures.

This effect we’ll achieve after finishing this tutorial:

Step 1.

Open your image/photo.

Add a new layer to your image and fill it to black.

Step 2.

Go to the Filter=>Noise=>Add Noise…

In the Add Noise dialog box, set the Amount to 25%, tick the Gaussian option and the Monochromatic option.

Step 4.

Go to Edit=>Transform=>Scale…

In the options bar, set the width and height to 300px.

Step 5.

Change the Blend mode to Screen.

Step 6.

Click the right mouse button on your Rain layer and select Convert to Smart Object option.

Step 7.

Go to Filter=>Blur=>Motion Blur, and set the angle to 65 degrees and distance to 75px.

Step 8.

Add the Layer Adjustment. Choose Level adjustment layer from the list.

Create the clipping mask and set the values like on the picture below:

The rain effect has more contrast now. Your picture is ready!

Watch also the video tutorial: