30 free Photoshop actions to spice up your photos with stunning effects

Here is 30 free Photoshop actions to spice up your photos with stunning effects. Photoshop contains a powerful built in program language that allows you to record tasks as an ‘action’ and replay the steps to complete the task automatically. This means that you can you record your own and even better,   you can import actions created by others that opens up a whole range of effects and time-saving options.

I have used actions for several different projects and it´s a real  time saver.  So today´s post contains 40 free Photoshop actions to spice up your photos with stunning effects that are free to download and install. When install you can open the program files in C and then go to Adobe – presets – actions.

30 free Photoshop actions to spice up your photos with stunning effects

Dramatic Sepia

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[button color=”blue” link=”http://efeitophotoshop.blogspot.com.br/2012/04/dramatic-sepia-free-action.html” target=”blank”]Grab the action[/button]

Teeth Whitening

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[button color=”blue” link=”http://modernactions.deviantart.com/art/action-056-quot-TEETH-WHITENING-quot-160716834″ target=”blank”]Grab the action[/button]

Art of Decay

Creates a simple heavily-aged photo effect

[button color=”blue” link=”http://artofdecay-stock.deviantart.com/art/Action-I-Old-Photo-79771090″ target=”blank”]Grab the action[/button]

Old Photo Action

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[button color=”blue” link=”http://shagagraf.deviantart.com/art/Old-Photo-Action-30161032?q=boost%3Apopular+in%3Aresources%2Fapplications%2Fpsactions&qo=13″ target=”blank”]Grab the action[/button]

Reflections

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[button color=”blue” link=”http://www.panosfx.com/free-photoshop-actions/reflections” target=”blank”]Grab the action[/button]

Black and White

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[button color=”blue” link=”http://jean31.deviantart.com/art/Black-And-White-57962641″ target=”blank”]Grab the action[/button]

High Definition Sharpening

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[button color=”blue” link=”http://www.mcpactions.com/actions/try-me/high-def-sharpening.html” target=”blank”]Grab the action[/button]

Page Curl

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[button color=”blue” link=”http://pstutorialsblog.com/85/page-curl-photoshop-action/” target=”blank”]Grab the action[/button]

Contact Lenses

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[button color=”blue” link=”http://www.xprosoftware.com/eng/photoshop_risorse/in_evidenza_azioni_pag1.html” target=”blank”]Grab the action[/button]

HDR Action

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[button color=”blue” link=”http://forfie.deviantart.com/art/HDR-Tools-66904781?q=boost:popular%20in:resources/applications/psactions&qo=72&” target=”blank”]Grab the action[/button]

Magic 3D

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[button color=”blue” link=”http://vandelaydesign.com/blog/tools/magic-3d-photoshop-action/” target=”blank”]Grab the action[/button]

Comic Action

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[button color=”blue” link=”http://mutato-nomine.deviantart.com/art/Comics-Photoshop-action-39643547″ target=”blank”]Grab the action[/button]

Polanoid Generator 3

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[button color=”blue” link=”http://rawimage.deviantart.com/art/Polanoid-Generator-V3-269494131″ target=”blank”]Grab the action[/button]

Pencil Draw

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[button color=”blue” link=”http://bati1975.deviantart.com/art/Pencil-Draw-Photoshop-Action-93249233″ target=”blank”]Grab the action[/button]

Hand-colored Vintage Photo

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[button color=”blue” link=”http://mutato-nomine.deviantart.com/art/Hand-colored-Vintage-Photo-ATN-37412305″ target=”blank”]Grab the action[/button]

Gum Bichromate Print

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[button color=”blue” link=”http://rawimage.deviantart.com/art/Gum-Bichromate-Print-65153550″ target=”blank”]Grab the action[/button]

STICKERS n TAPE

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[button color=”blue” link=”http://www.panosfx.com/free-photoshop-actions/stickers-tapes” target=”blank”]Grab the action[/button]

Portrait Action

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[button color=”blue” link=”http://provity.deviantart.com/art/Portrait-Action-170938412?q=in%3Aresources%2Fapplications%2Fpsactions+sort%3Atime&qo=39″ target=”blank”]Grab the action[/button]

Cross-Processing Action

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[button color=”blue” link=”http://mutato-nomine.deviantart.com/art/Cross-Processing-ATN-37361895?q=boost%3Apopular+in%3Aresources%2Fapplications%2Fpsactions&qo=7″ target=”blank”]Grab the action[/button]

Paper Cube

Orange flowers

[button color=”blue” link=”http://www.panosfx.com/free-photoshop-actions/paper-cube” target=”blank”]Grab the action[/button]

Stamp Generator

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[button color=”blue” link=”http://www.psd-dude.com/tutorials/resources/stamp-generator-with-free-photoshop-action.aspx” target=”blank”]Grab the action[/button]

Sticker

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[button color=”blue” link=”http://www.deliciousscraps.com/2009/09/free-commercial-use-sticker-action.html” target=”blank”]Grab the action[/button]

Lithprint

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[button color=”blue” link=”http://rawimage.deviantart.com/art/LITH-PRINT-ACTION-36617094″ target=”blank”]Grab the action[/button]

Remove White Background

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[button color=”blue” link=”http://mediamilitia.com/removing-a-white-background-with-photoshop-actions/” target=”blank”]Grab the action[/button]

Denim & Leather

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[button color=”blue” link=”http://finessefx.com/actions/denim-leather/” target=”blank”]Grab the action[/button]

Pinhole Camera Effect

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[button color=”blue” link=”http://atbemo.deviantart.com/art/Pinhole-actions-157783822″ target=”blank”]Grab the action[/button]

Paper Fold

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[button color=”blue” link=”http://www.psd-dude.com/tutorials/resources/fold-paper-photoshop-action.aspx” target=”blank”]Grab the action[/button]

3D box generator

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[button color=”blue” link=”http://artbees.deviantart.com/gallery/?offset=24#/d2qgy1s” target=”blank”]Grab the action[/button]

Texture Applicator

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[button color=”blue” link=”http://www.mcpactions.com/texure-applicator.html” target=”blank”]Grab the action[/button]

Outer Space

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[button color=”blue” link=”http://www.emanueleferonato.com/2007/06/06/95/” target=”blank”]Grab the action[/button]

Please let me know what you think. Have you used any of these free actions?

Jonny A

Hi! I am the one that runs this site. I try to put out interesting articles about web design and graphic design mixed with tutorials and freebies. I hope you will find anything here that catches your interest. This site has been running since 2009.

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