50 Time Saving Photoshop Actions for Enhancing Photos

By / Sep 11, 2009 / Freebies

Adjusting and enhancing photos in Photoshop can involve a lot of trial and error, and be very time consuming. Thankfully their are actions to make our job easier. Here are 50 excellent Photoshop actions that can add professional looking enhancements to your photos with the click of a button. There are a few links below that contain more than one action.

Bright Eyes

Photoshop Actions

Old Photo Action

Photoshop Actions

Cool photo effect action

Photoshop Actions

Soft Elegance

Photoshop Actions

Pencil Draw Photoshop Action

Photoshop Actions


Photoshop Actions

Old style sepia effect

Photoshop Actions

Photoshop Photography Action Set (8 actions)

Photoshop Actions

Polaroid GENERATOR V1 (9 actions)

Photoshop Actions


Photoshop Actions


Photoshop Actions

Dim and Jade

Photoshop Actions

Lith Print

Photoshop Actions

Gradient action

Photoshop Actions

Red action

Photoshop Actions

Sharp action

Photoshop Actions

Dream Blur

Photoshop Actions

Oscar Pilch Photoshop Action

Photoshop Actions

Wedding Enhancers (12 actions)

Photoshop Actions

Black white sepia

Photoshop Actions

Photo Coloring II

Photoshop Actions

Stylish Sepia

Photoshop Actions


Photoshop Actions

Photo Coloring 11.2

Photoshop Actions

About the Author

Henry Jones is a web developer, designer, and entrepreneur with over 14 years of experience. He is the founder of WDL and ThemeTrust.

  • http://www.sicanstudios.com Alex C.

    Awesome list! Thanks for sharing!
    Will use some of these actions!

  • http://www.starl1n.com Starl1n

    Great actions! thanks for share it with us
    Gracias amigo!

  • http://baasinteractive.nl Willem

    Nice list. Thanks for sharing! Photo Coloring 11.2 is cool

  • http://www.hemixvc.com sven

    very very very usefull.tnx.

  • James Wilcox

    While I haven’t really needed all the antiquing effects, the Oscar Pilch and sharpening actions produce very nice effects that I will probably use.

  • http://www.twitter.com/papercomputer Arthur E.B.

    Will try those techniques. Thanks!

  • http://gillianfoley.com Gillian

    Thanks for sharing!!

  • http://maiconweb.com Maicon Sobczak

    Great collection!

  • http://twitter.com/typografred Fred

    I really liked RedAction. With a little tampering of the adjustment layer settings I got interesting results with most images. Thank you, Fred.

  • http://computersservicing.blogspot.com/ venkat

    Nice list thanks for sharing

  • http://www.trillonario.org Trillonario

    very nice! I was looking on a tutorial to bright eyes!

  • http://www.pixmac.com Vitezslav Valka

    Thank you for doing this Henry. I really like Infection and Dreaming Blur actions… I’ll try them in Pixelmator… ok ok :) I’m not crazy.

  • http://alkuadrado.tk/ Alex Socop

    Excellent!!! Thank you for sharing this great collection!

  • http://www.designdazzling.com Design Dazzling

    really cool photo effects …

  • http://darklydreamingdavid.wordpress.com DAVE ID

    To bad many of the links are dead and others point to pages that require you to visit yet another site.

  • http://www.orphicpixel.com Mars

    these is great, thanks for this

  • http://www.xaby.com Web Design Singapore

    Time saver indeed!

  • Terri

    Thank you for sharing esp the wedding ones

  • http://bit.ly/2Z6fwg Heysenberg

    Congratulations for the great blog dude… Btw, have you tried this for logo creation?

  • Adil

    amazing post ..thanks for sharing

  • http://www.triin.info Triin

    Thanks for these! Gonna try some of them!

  • Natty

    thank you so much! these are all great and i found them incredibly useful.. i can’t get enough!!

  • http://www.2broadscast.com MzMelanie

    These are awesome!!

  • http://www.browsershake.com Browser Shake

    Great article!

    I am sure many of us can take advantage of probably all of these tips.

    Thank you!

  • http://www.thebrightlab.com Daphne

    Wow. Looks like I’m going to be busy!

  • http://www.bluebirdhub.com.sg Mila

    I love all specially the Retro photo effect