After Effects: Snow Project
After Effects tutorial in high definition video.
Learn to Make Snow Particles &
How to Layer & Animate Still Images.
Beginning with a still image of the scene above, this tutorial teaches how to separate a picture into layers in Photoshop, then import those into After Effects and set up the scene along multiple dimensions.
The second half of the lessons teaches how to create and animate the snow particles in After Effects
This is an excellent tutorial for photographers that want to convert a flat 2D image into a more exciting "moving image". Many wedding photographers are starting to do this for their clients.