Free Photoshop Action : 20 Cool Photo Effects

Photoshop actions allow designers, artists and photographers to automate common sequences for increased efficiency. If you do much work with photo editing you can certainly benefit from the time saved by having a good library of Photoshop actions. So in this post we`ve collected 20 free Photoshop actions for Designers, Photographers and Artist that will quickly transform your photos or you can use to learn step by step process to get the stunning effects from each prerecorded action.


This space action is gonna bring you palettes and color combinations you estimate best without devouring too much of your precious time. Wanna the outcome to be somehow different? Adjust with the same ease and have even more joy in the end!


Engrave Photoshop Filter

The filter applies an engraving effect to any photograph using a Photoshop Action.

Engrave Photoshop Filter · Freebie

Free Winter Blues Photo Effect

These Winter Blues photo effects are designed to complement your cold and snowy photographs by enhancing cloudy skies and converting boring overcast greys to subtle cool hues. There`s 10 Actions to choose from, each with a different style that best suits a specific type of image, but they can all be used to enhance your pictures with interesting effects all year round!

Free Winter Blues Photo Effect

Colorful photoshop filters

Here comes a really fresh and simple photoshop filter action, that will bring a really nice look for your future projects.

FREE Colorful photoshop filters

Cinematic Rain Effects

Make awesome rain effect with this action.

Cinematic Rain Effects (PS Action)

Duotone Photoshop Actions

Turn any images into stylish and modern duotone look with these free duotone photoshop actions. There are 7 different actions with carefully selected colors and ready to pop your photos. All you have to do is load and play the actions, that`s it!

Duotone Photoshop Actions - FREE


Add beautiful vintage effects to your photos very easily with this set of 18 Photoshop actions. It also comes with an action to apply all 18 effects so you can compare how each one looks with your photo without the need to apply them all one at a time.



It is a Photoshop action that will turn your image into a masterpiece within seconds! With Cloud Action, few clicks are all it takes to show the true nature and beauty of the motion


Free Pop Art

This action works in a non-destructive way to achieve a high quality look.

Free Pop Art

Pencil Draw Photoshop Action

This action will allow you to get easy steps in the outline of an image with a style similar to drawing in pencil.

Pencil Draw Photoshop Action


This action will turn your images into comic looking pictures.

Comics Photoshop action

Photoshop Dream Blur Action

This blur photo action adds a dream effect to your images using soft colors and blur effect.

Photoshop Dream Blur Action

Brick Mosaics

Turn any photo into a fun brick mosaic! These actions will pixelate your photo and add a brick texture to it in many different styles.

Brick Mosaics Photoshop Actions


Make a color image look more like a sketch using this action.

Sketch Action

Free Animated Glitch

Turn your photo into a trendy animated glitch effect with this free Animated Glitch Photoshop Action. You can get a looping animated glitch that you can save as an animated GIF within few seconds. It can be used for portraits, illustrations, company logos, or anything that you think fits the style.

Free Animated Glitch Photoshop Action

Gum Bichromate Print

A Photoshop action set including two actions (for up- and lengthwise photos) and a texture to emulate the look of Gum Bichromate Prints from the 19th century.

Gum Bichromate Print

Free Light Leaks

This freebie is coming to you from a photographer who is drawn toward the dramatic use of color and high contrast. He enjoys creating strong and impactful visuals. So, download now if you like to do so on your photos!

Free Light Leaks Photoshop Action

Sketch Action

To create a drawing effect in Photoshop is really easy if you use this automated action that turns any image into a realistic pencil sketch. All you have to do is install the action and play it.

Sketch Action

3D Action in PhotoShop

Photoshop may not be able to replace today`s modern 3D technology, but as we’ll see in this this action, we can easily recreate 3D effect!

3D Action in PhotoShop.

Abstract Glitch Art

Add abstract and glitchy effects to any photo with these 4 Photoshop actions. These actions create glitch-like art using only nondestructive Photoshop techniques.

Abstract Glitch Art Photoshop Actions


  1. atnninjasays:

    Moreover, all the Photoshop actions from this article can be downloaded and used for free. Some of them are individual actions while others contain a set of steps that, when used, can significantly improve your images.

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