Welcome to our Photoshop in 60 Seconds series, in which you can learn a
Photoshop skill, feature, or technique in just a minute! In this quick
video,you'll learn how to create an easy cinematic photo effect
using Photoshop Actions.
Cinematic Photoshop Actions
Improve your photo editing workflow with Photoshop actions. Perfect for the beginner to Adobe Photoshop, actions allow you to save time while also applying incredible effects to your photography. Explore the amazing selection of actions available to you on Envato Market.
Check out this quick video below to learn how to create a simple cinematic photo effect.
How to Create a Cinematic Photo Effect
First load the action into Photoshop. To do this, go to Window > Actions and select the Load Actions option located within the Actions panel. Select the action you just downloaded and hit Load.
For this particular effect, there is one main action named "Cinematic Action," accompanied by follow-up actions that are used to adjust the intensity level. When you're ready to apply the effect, select the Cinematic Action then Press Play.
Adjust the darkness, color, and depth intensities by experimenting further with the Adjustment Layers automatically created when you play this action.
Here's the final effect:
A Bit More Detail
Want to learn more about Photoshop Actions? Check out these links below:
- Getting Started With Photoshop ActionsHarry Guinness18 Apr 2016
- How to Build Custom Photoshop Actions For Your Photography WorkflowHarry Guinness27 Jul 2016
- 5 Courses to Help You Create Better Photoshop ActionsAndrew Blackman14 Sep 2016
- What Are Photoshop Actions and How to Install Photoshop ActionsKirk Nelson20 Jan 2021
- 8 Photoshop Actions for Fun and Frightening Halloween PhotosEnvato Elements29 Oct 2018
- 100+ Super Awesome Adobe Photoshop Actions From Envato ElementsMelody Nieves09 Dec 2020
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