How to Make a Heatmap Effect in Photoshop

For this quick guide, I’ll show you how to create a Heatmap Effect in Photoshop.

There are many different ways to simulate heatmaps in Photoshop.
Today I’ll show a simple Photoshop technique that takes less than five minutes and enables you to change the colors after the effect has been done.

For this demonstration, I’ll be using Photoshop 2022 but any version should work.

You can download the image below if you wish to follow along:

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Heatmap Effect in Photoshop Video Tutorial

I hope you enjoyed this video and learned something from it.

When creating this effect, try out different gradients. Each effect will be unique.

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