Last year we featured an article with over 100 Free Photoshop Actions for you to use. Many of you you asked for more, so today we're back with another 60 handy Photoshop actions to save time and effort. Each offers an interesting and unique effect, so click through to take a look!
Also, if you’re looking for commercial quality results, and you’re in a hurry to get a professional solution, then choose from one of the hundreds of affordable Photoshop Actions available for purchase on Envato Elements.
Making Your Own Actions
This is a follow up from 100 Free Photoshop Actions (And How to Make Your Own). If you wish to learn how to make your own actions, be sure to take a look at this post. Alternatively, you could check out our Quick Tip on Automated Watermarking with Photoshop, which covers many of the same techniques!
Premium Photoshop Actions
Before jumping into these freebies, first take a look at a handful of premium options available on Envato Elements. If you’re looking for professional results, then we have you covered! Here are a number of Photoshop Actions available for download on our digital marketplace. For a single, affordable monthly fee, you can download as many actions and other creative assets as you want!
How does the Soft Focus Photoshop Action work? You simply brush over your photo the area that you want to remain in focus and play the Action! You can add a stunning softness to your photos with just a few clicks.
This easy-to-use Photoshop action lets you gives you an amazing set of features, including:
- The ability to choose from 8 different glass patterns.
- Each glass pattern can be scaled up or down to create different sized glass shards.
- 10 color options which can be combined to create additional color looks.
- Easy to control which part of your subject appears in front or behind the glass wall.
Creating a High Dynamic Range image usually requires merging multiple images shot at different exposures, but this set of 18 Photoshop actions can achieve similar results without merging bracketed photos.
Turn your normal images into stunning HDR photos, retrieve highlights and shadows and make your images pop—all in a single click!
This action lets you create rich, natural toning for portrait, fashion and fine-art photography. Tired of dull greens and florals? This action is a solution, adding volume and color depth, with a special color shift tune-up to all greens and flowers.
Looking for something a bit different? This hi-tech Photoshop action lets you create the effect of molecular breaking of the object on your photo. It includes four actions with different directions: up, left, right, and down. It gives a highly detailed result and is easy to use, customise, and improve.
60+ Free Photoshop Actions
kalifbanane - Cross Colouring Tool 1.1
Color enhancing actions
Facebook Fix - Add a watermark/resize/rotate
Photoshop Action: Diabolic
Photoshop Action: Foliage
Photoshop Action: FrostBite
Action set #1
Oscar's Pitch Photoshop Action 1
Tony's Soft Face #2
Soften Skin Effect
Polaroid Generator V2
Night Fate - Photoshop actions
Black white sepia PS action
LT's Marshmallow action
Magic effect 4.2
PS actions - 5 in 1
PS actions - Cool vintage
PS actions - Snow, summer and winter
Ghost Stories - 9 Awesome Actions
Colour changing actions
My Dark Desire - 18 Free actions
3D actions pack
Hipstamatic- "Purple glitter"
Act 01 Actions Away
Photoshop actions - 86
8 Useful actions
Photoshop action 3
100 Photo styles action
Photoshop actions - 101
Warm light action
2011 New Year Action
Break Out Action
Hebah Photography - Action pack 7
Photoshop Actions 27
Hard Candy Action
Lomita - Action 11
Landscape Effect PS Action 0.2
HDR fake action
PS Actions - HDR Post Effects
PS Actions - ReColor Old
Photographers Toolkit Vol 1
Wedding Enhancer Kit
Professional Actions at GraphicRiver
For just a few dollars you can find many professional actions over on GraphicRiver. This is another site in the Envato network, with plenty of relevant content for photographers! Here are a few examples of what you'll find:
Photo Effects Actions
Images Essentials Photoshop Actions
PRO Actions - 30 Film Effects
PRO Actions - 42 Special Effects
Thanks For Reading!
I hope you enjoyed looking through these fantastic Photoshop actions. Be sure to click through to each site, and take a closer look at what's on offer. If you know of a great action that we didn't feature today, be sure to share it in the comments!