How to Create Winter Snow Effect in Photoshop

How to Create Winter Snow Effect in Photoshop

 

In today’s video, we will show you how to create Winter Snow effect in Photoshop. Open the picture you need in the Photoshop app. Click on the half-filled circle icon at the layer panel. Choose ‘Channel Mixer’ from the list. Set ‘Preset’ to ‘Black and White Infared(RGB)’. Go to Layers tool panel. Click on ‘Normal’ and choose ‘Lighten’ from the list. Click on the half-filled circle icon at the layer panel. Choose ‘Curves’ from the list. Click on the list next to the finger icon. Choose ‘Red’ from the list. Pull the bottom corner of the curve a little to the right. Click on the list next to the finger icon. Choose ‘Green’ from the list. Pull the top corner of the curve a little to the left. Click on the list next to the finger icon. Choose ‘Blue’ from the list. Pull the top corner of the curve a little to the left. Click on the list next to the finger icon. Choose ‘RGB’ from the list. Pull the middle of the curve a little up. You can click on the eye next to the layers to see the difference we’ve made so far. Click on the half-filled circle icon at the layer panel. Choose ‘Brightness/Contrast’ from the list. Adjust the settings to your liking. Click on the create new layer icon on the Layers tool panel. Choose Rectangular tool form the left side bar and draw a shape in the center of your photo. Click on ‘Edit’ at the top menu bar. Choose ‘Fill’ from the list. Set ‘Contents’ to Black. Click ‘Ok’. Click on Filter at the top menu bar and choose ‘Noise add Noise’ from the list. Set amount between 90 and 100. Click ‘Ok’. Click on ‘Filter’ at the top menu bar. Choose ‘Blur – Gaussian blur’ from the list. Set Radius to 3 pixels and click ‘Ok’. Click on Image at the top menu bar and select ‘Threshold’ from the list. Set the Threshold level to 107 and click Ok. Press Ctrl+D on your keyboard to deselect. Click on Normal on the Layers panel and choose ‘Screen’ from the list. Move the show flakes layer to reposition it if needed. Press Ctrl+T on your keyboard to open Free transform tool. Resize the layer to make snowflakes appear bigger. Click on the checkmark once you’re done. You can click on the eye next to the layers to see the difference we’ve made.

 

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