Add Rain Drops to a Photo with Photoshop

Create Rain Effect on Photo with Photoshop

Today you will learn to Add Rain Drops to a Photo with Photoshop. We will create Rain Effect in Photoshop using filters and adjustment layers. With the help of Photoshop Filters, you can determine the direction and amount of rain as per your photograph.

Add Rain Drops to a Photo with Photoshop

We also have a Photoshop Tutorial on Adding Falling Snow to a Photo.

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Select a photo and begin with the tutorial by following the below-mentioned steps-

Step 1

Launch Adobe Photoshop and open the image as a new document.

Open image as new document
Step 2

Click on Create a New Layer button in the Layers Panel. This will add a new blank layer above the background layer.

Create a new layer

Go to Edit > Fill. In the Fill dialogue box, set the Contents to Black and click OK. The new layer created will get filled with Black color.

Select Fill
Fill Dialogue Box
Add Rain Drops to a Photo with Photoshop
Step 3

Go to Filter > Noise > Add Noise.

Select Add Noise Filter
Apply Add Noise Filter
Add Rain Drops to a Photo with Photoshop
Step 4

Go to Edit > Transform > Scale. We will make the dots bigger by scaling the Width and Height. In the Options Bar, set the Width and Height.

Select Transform Scale
Add Rain Drops to a Photo with Photoshop
Scale the size of the dots

After making the dots bigger, crop the dots that are outside the canvas. Press Ctrl + A and go to Image > Crop. Press Ctrl + D to Deselect.

Step 5

Now change the Blending Mode of Layer 1 to Screen.

Change the Blending Mode

Go to Filter > Blur > Motion Blur. Set the Angle and Distance and Click OK to apply the Motion Blur filter.

Select Motion Blur
Apply Motion Blur
Step 6

Go to Layer > New Adjustment Layer > Levels. In the New Layer dialogue box, put a checkmark on Use Previous Layer to Create Clipping Mask. We are creating Clipping Mask so that the Levels Adjustmnet Layer applies only to the layer beneath it and does not affect other layers.

Set the values of Shadow, Midtone, and Highlight in the Levels Properties Panel.

Select Levels
New Layer dialogue box
Add Rain Drops to a Photo with Photoshop

So this is how you can create Rain Effect on a Photo in Photoshop. This tutorial has made it easier for you to Add Rain Drops to a Photo with Photoshop.

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