How to Create Realistic Smoke Effect Portrait in Photoshop

In this photoshop photo effects tutorial, learn how to add smoke effect to the photos easily in Photoshop. We will use clouds and gaussian blur filter to achieve this effect.

Smoke Effect Photoshop Tutorial :

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Open a photo to add smoke effect.

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First we apply glow to the subject.

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Duplicate background image.

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Select Gaussian blur filter from filter menu.

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Keep radius: 15 pixels and click ok.

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Change layer blending mode to soft light and lower its opacity.

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Now add vignette.

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Add new blank layer.

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Fill the layer with 50% gray.

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Open lens correction tool and select vignette from custom tab.

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Keep amount: -100 and midpoint: +10.

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Change layer bledning mode to hard light.

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Now lets add smoke.

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Create new blank layer.

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Go to filter – render – clouds.

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Change clouds layer blending to screen.

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Transform and scale the layer, it converts clouds into smoke.

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Drag and change position of the smoke.

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Duplicate vignette layer and move to top.

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Change layer blending to overlay.

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That’s it. We’re done.

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