In this round-up we gatherd some pretty awesome Photoshop actions for every day use of photographers. Any photographer that uses Photoshop will understand how time-saving the Photoshop Actions feature can be. Unlike common brushes used for editing, Photoshop Action is more convenient and easier to use.

With a simple click of the ‘Play’ button will allow you to adjust the entire image automatically depending on the specific effect. You can even find the Instagram Photoshop Filters to make your photos look like in the app filters effects. Photoshop actions are useful add-ons for providing additional image effects that in just a few clicks. If you're a Photographer or just fun of editing images, these collection can turn your pictures like a Pro. They're also great for people who just want to add simple effects to pictures but don’t know how to do it themselves.

The Premium Photoshop Actions from GraphicRiver compiles some cool photo enhancement resources that you may purchase in a very reasonable price. Below we have listed free and premium alternatives for your convenience. Enjoy!

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Free Photoshop Actions

PHOTOSHOP ACTIONS SUNLIGHT AND SUNDOWN

photoshop sunlight and sundown actions by lieveheersbeestje d4rsimx1 20+ Great Free & Premium Photoshop Actions Packs

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POWERFUL COLORS 3.2

powerful colors 3 2 by sa cool1 20+ Great Free & Premium Photoshop Actions Packs

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10 COLORFUL ACTIONS BY SA-COOL

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HDR TOOLS

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17 STUNNING COLOR FX

17 stunning color fx by justhisgood d4l53cr1 20+ Great Free & Premium Photoshop Actions Packs

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PHOTOSHOP ACTIONS PACK 7

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PS ACTIONS – RECOLOR

ps actions recolor by darkaion1 20+ Great Free & Premium Photoshop Actions Packs

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20 AMAZING PHOTOSHOP COLOR FX

20 amazing photoshop color fx by justhisgood d4uipv31 20+ Great Free & Premium Photoshop Actions Packs

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PS ACTIONS – HDR POST EFFECTS

ps actions hdr post effects by darkaion1 20+ Great Free & Premium Photoshop Actions Packs

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TOASTED PHOTOSHOP ACTIONS

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PREMIUM PHOTOSHOP ACTIONS

AUTUMN PS ACTION

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90 PREMIUM ACTIONS SET

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PROACTIONS BUNDLE – FILM & SPECIAL EFFECTS

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HDR LEGENDARY IMAGE ACTION

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100 PHOTO STYLES

100PhotoStyles Preview 20+ Great Free & Premium Photoshop Actions Packs

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PRO ACTIONS – 30 FILM EFFECT STYLES

PreviewJPEG V2 20+ Great Free & Premium Photoshop Actions Packs

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CINEMATIC PHOTO EFFECTS

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LED DOT SCREEN EFFECT GENERATOR

LED Dot Screen Generator Action 20+ Great Free & Premium Photoshop Actions Packs

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LEAN MEAN VINTAGE PHOTO MACHINE

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PRO ACTIONS – 42 SPECIAL EFFECTS

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AMAZING HDR

Amazing HDR

Gives Photographs and HDR look with 3 different styles, and amazing, professional looks.

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5 ESSENTIAL PHOTO FX

5 Essential Photo Fx

Contains 5 highly unique, and stunning photoshop effects, condensed in the form of an easy to play action.

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3 CROSS PROCESSING EFFECTS (X-PRO)

3 Cross Processing Effects (X-Pro)

The pack contains 3 unique x-pro effects which adds a great retro, vintage, and overall cross process colors.

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ULTIMATE PRO FX BUNDLE

Ultimate Pro FX Bundle

Includes Pro FX Dragan, Pro FX Rainbow, Pro FX Watercolor and Pro FX Volume 1-5.

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GOLDEN HOUR PHOTO EFFECTS

Golden Hour Photo Effects

A set of professional, modern photo effects, to make photos look better. The features includes warm tones that replicates the natural golden hours, when the pictures have a warmer tones and look better.

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PHOTO-FX-ACTIONS

Photo-FX-Actions

Create cool looking effects for your photos including lomo+cross process effect, lomo+light leak & sketch effects.

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3 PROFESSIONAL PREMIUM EFFECTS VOL. 3

3 Professional Premium Effects Vol. 3

For stylish and professional photo processing with effects for great variation for photos: Brightness / Contrast / Color Fill / Hue / Saturation / Curves / Levels / Photo Filter among others.

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3 PROFESSIONAL PREMIUM EFFECTS

3 Professional Premium Effects

Used for stylish and professional photo processing.

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FILM LIGHT LEAK EFFECT

Film Light Leak Effect

For processing ofphotos in the style of the irradiated film.The effects gives you a great variation for your photos including Brightness / Contrast / Color Fill / Hue / Saturation / Curves / Levels / Photo Filter / Gradient Fill.

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VINTAGE PHOTO EFFECTS ACTION PACK

Vintage Photo Effects Action Pack

The action pack includes few classic photo filters from 1970 and few more to be used only in Photoshop.

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15 PROFESSIONAL PHOTOSHOP ACTIONS

15 Professional Photoshop Actions

The Pack offers Professional Photoshop Actions that include: •Sharpening Presets •Artistic Presets(LOMO, Polaroid 600, Split Tone, Halftone, Bloom, Glamor Color Correction) •Black & White Presets.

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65 PREMIUM ACTIONS SET

65 Premium Actions Set

A pack of professional Photoshop actions perfect for photographers and graphic designers, created with precise calibration adjustments to bring your images to life using powerful tools & professional methods.

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20 POWERFULL ACTIONS

20 Powerfull Actions

Works with all types of photos and helps in making a great photos with minimum clicks; adjust studio and amateur photos, portraits and landscapes, and actually any type of photo and create great HDR -style photos.

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BLACK E WHITE PHOTO EFFECTS – GREYSCALE CONVERSION

Black e White Photo Effects - Greyscale conversion

Realized to suit almost every photography.

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TEXTURIZER- II [5 HUSH SKIN RETOUCHING ACTIONS]

Texturizer- II [5 Hush Skin Retouching Actions]

A pack of powerful Photoshop actions, that brings out the real texture of any images.

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REMARKABLE FILM EFFECTS

Remarkable Film Effects

Includes the following package: Photoshop CS5 and ATN file.

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HOT SPOT PHOTOSHOP ACTION

Hot Spot Photoshop Action

A collection of 3 different Hot & Sizzling photoshop actions to grab viewers attention at any work.

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ACTION PRO SKETCHING AND PAINTING

Action Pro Sketching and Painting

Includes the following effects category: Pro Painting – Contemporary; Master Sketching – Soft brush; Pro Painting – Ancient; Master Sketching – Sharp pencil; Comic Art.

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26 ACTIONS PACK – JUSTESEN COLORFX 1.0

26 Actions Pack - Justesen ColorFX 1.0

The actions for this pack incldues “Dawn”, “Dusk”, “Vintage”, “Lomo”, “Organic” & “Dreamy” which are all set up to a pretty dramatic effect. It is highly recommended to play with the opacity of the effect group, to tweak the effect.

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WEATHERIZER | PHOTOSHOP ACTIONS

Weatherizer | Photoshop Actions

The pack can change a nice summer green landscape photo into a wintery blizzard in just one click.

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10 PRO STUDIO PHOTO EFFECT ACTIONS

10 Pro Studio Photo Effect Actions

A set of 11 powerful action, professional quality effects and easy retouching.

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OLDAGER 11 POWERFUL IMAGE PROCESSING ACTION SET

Oldager 11 Powerful Image Processing Action Set

This is a set of pro image procession actions that follows nondestructive method to process images.

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8 SCARY ACTIONS FOR ADOBE PHOTOSHOP

8 Scary Actions for Adobe Photoshop

The pack includes eight different actions to make images look spookier and much more scarier.

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POLACOLOR ACTION

PolaColor Action

Gives photos the vintage feel of polaroid colors.

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50 PHOTOSHOP ACTIONS (BUNDLE)

50 Photoshop Actions (BUNDLE)

With the following actions included: Basic Colour Correction which gives a nice orange and purple gradient map and Green Scale Lines which adds TV scan Lines to your photo with a green layer overlay.

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POWER ACTION STUDIO – EXTRA ORDINARY ACTIONS

Power Action Studio - Extra Ordinary Actions

The pack contains Photoshop action to make your photo with an amazing, dramatic, HDR and more awesome effect.

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THREE POSTER COLOR ACTIONS

Three Poster Color Actions

Helps make image looks like the Pop Art Icon, and alter picture to obama style poster.

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SELECTIVE COLOR ACTIONS

Selective Color Actions

This pack can convert colored image into black & white with selective color image, which adds style, depth, drama and interest in your images.

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COLD ATMOSPHERE

Cold Atmosphere

This set includes three actions: ‘Cold Atmosphere’, ‘Cold Atmosphere II’ and ‘Vignette’ that can be used before or after of Cold Atmosphere actions.

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PHOTO FIXER

Photo Fixer

A set of tool set which fixes common digital image problems with one click.

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RETOUCHING ACTION SET

Retouching Action Set

The set contains the following actions: Remove lines and skin imperfections, Remove hot spots, and Image lightening among others.

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SURREAL HDR ACTIONS

Surreal HDR Actions

Can convert image into dramatic surreal images which adds depth, drama and interest in the images.

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PROACTIONS BUNDLE – FILM & SPECIAL EFFECTS

PROActions Bundle - Film & Special Effects

Fast, easy, and professional.

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Comments

  • Alex C.
    2012-07-07 19:18:32
    Awesome list! Thanks for sharing! Will use some of these actions!
  • Maicon Sobczak
    2012-07-07 19:18:53
    Great collection!
  • Arthur E.B.
    2012-07-07 19:19:15
    I really liked RedAction. With a little tampering of the adjustment layer settings I got interesting results with most images. Thank you, Alex.
  • Vitezslav Valka
    2012-07-07 19:19:42
    Excellent!!! Thank you for sharing this great collection!
  • Heysenberg
    2012-07-07 19:20:00
    Thanks for these! Gonna try some of them!
  • MzMelanie
    2012-07-07 19:20:18
    thank you so much! these are all great and i found them incredibly useful.. i can’t get enough!!
  • Daphne
    2012-07-07 19:20:33
    I love all specially the Retro photo effect
  • Brian
    2012-07-07 19:21:09
    well these photoshop actions can be helpfull in some cases, like if you are in a rush or sth… but you’d better learn to make your own actions and really use photoshop.
  • Shane McDonald
    2012-07-07 19:21:39
    Excellent post – I have gone to download 5 of these and look forward to trying them out. Actions are really useful for speeding up your workflow.
  • John
    2012-07-07 19:21:58
    Great collection of Photoshop actions. Thanks for sharing. Looking forward to trying some of these on my publishing projects.
  • Nancy Rod
    2012-07-07 19:22:18
    Wow! Very nice collection of actions. Really inspiring for a newbie designer like me. Thank you for posting.
  • Slim Marley
    2012-07-07 19:22:41
    I initially didn’t know much about Photoshop actions though after reading this post and giving them a try there defiantly going to be a well used tool for me. Thanks for sharing
  • yuren
    2012-07-07 19:23:33
    WOW!! amazing.. BIG thanks dude!
  • Zach
    2012-07-08 02:03:50
    Thanks for introducing me to Photoshop actions. This is a great collection you have here.
  • 2012-07-10 09:32:04
    Than you for that list, i will definetly chech some of them.
  • Siddharth Nagi
    2012-08-07 02:06:26
    All the Adobe Photoshop Action Pack is awesome this is what i want it Truly HDR, Now no need to upload in a instagram for the photo color effect. Thanks Alex Roman For This Amazing Post.
  • Gerald Ford
    2012-08-11 06:25:23
    Simply awesome collection. These will work really great for the photographers. Thanks for sharing.
  • hamza
    2012-08-12 08:13:23
    can u give me the link of this PS actions please i need them
  • 2012-10-10 06:04:34
    Huge collection!))) Like it so much
  • [Jobzz]
    2012-11-24 03:05:14
    [ JUST GREAT ]
  • bibelot65
    2013-01-04 19:47:05
    i was wondering i know most filters i have gotten over the years work with ps an psp .. do these also work with psp.. an not sure what is the actions ? .. sorry if i seeming slightly duh laughs
  • Bolaji Ladipo
    2013-01-15 14:57:21
    I Love and appreciate this site
  • 2013-05-27 21:11:49
    Thanks for sharing these awesome photoshop actions, I am still new to using this program but I feel that these will help me a lot!
  • 2013-06-11 05:21:48
    nice.... design.... so... beautiful....
  • trajita
    2014-03-05 05:43:16
    Thank you very much!! (Y)
  • 2015-02-10 04:50:18
    I just started with my photography career thanks a lot for this awesome collection. It will really help me a lot in my photoshop Skill. thanks a lot once again