20 Cool Photoshop Photo Effects to Add Style & Wow
We live in an image-driven world. From social media to personal branding, cool and stylish aesthetics help your work stand out. So make things easier by using amazing premium templates to wow your friends and audience.
We’ve put together another great selection of quality resources to add instant charm to your work. From landscape photography to portraits and selfies, these Photoshop photo effects are professional and simple to use.
Just open these templates in Photoshop and let the magic begin! Featuring cool and exciting effects with retro colors, pretty bokeh, and more, these effects take the headache out of cumbersome editing.
Handpicked from the amazing sections of Envato Elements and Envato Market, this special collection is inspired by this week’s fun Alice in Wonderland theme.
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15 Matte Fashion Photoshop Action
Add that fairy tale cinematic appeal with this phenomenal set of matte Photoshop actions. A recent addition to the market, this is a one-click Photoshop action with 15 total effects.
Inspired by Alice in Wonderland, I tried out this action on this lovely Fantasy Picture from Pixabay. Not only did it add more balance to the color scheme, but it also made it appear more cinematic and appealing. Give it a try!
Redwood Fairytale Photoshop Actions
Continuing with our fairytale theme, we have this gorgeous set of Redwood Photoshop actions. Designed to add a touch of warmth and richness to your work, these actions are stylish and efficient.
With the same story in mind and a super adorable subject, I used this Photoshop action on this sweet Fantasy Girl photo from Pixabay. Instantly it creates a rich color scheme for more drama and tone. Add it to your collection!
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Realistic Dream Photo Effect
If fantasy portraiture is your style, then you’ll definitely love this dreamy photo effect. A high-quality Photoshop action, this effect slightly blurs your photo and works perfectly on fashion and makeup portraits. Download it now and get access to one action file and a helpful instructional guide.
Shimmer Photoshop Action
A little shimmer goes a long way. So create compelling photos for your profiles, websites, or posters with this sweet Photoshop action. Tried and tested on Photoshop versions CS3 and above, this action creates shimmering bokeh and light effects quickly and easily. Check it out!
Hello Autumn Photoshop Action
Sometimes it’s hard to create the perfect composition as a photographer. Luckily, you can add any effect you’d like with the help of Photoshop actions. This download features a phenomenal action that lets you add falling autumn leaves in just one click! Give it a try!
Cinematic Movie Effect
Recreate the look of your favorite movies with this bundle of cinematic effects. Great for photographers, designers, and any art lover, this photo effect package contains several high-resolution actions. Try them out on portrait, fantasy, or even nature compositions.
Bokeh & Light Leaks Photo Overlays
Photo overlays are a fun way to add fantastic special effects. This pack, for instance, includes 15 high-resolution bokeh and light leaks you can quickly apply in Photoshop. Render gorgeous, out-of-focus results for a totally unique look.
Hearts Photo Effect
Are you a fan of the Queen of Hearts? Show off your love of hearts and romance with this beautiful photo effect. A Photoshop action that is quick and effective, this action is optimized for many languages in Photoshop. Surprise your friends and family with lovely photo effects!
Synergy Photoshop Action
Create trippy, psychedelic photo effects inspired by retro neon colors and geometric shapes. To use this Synergy action, just fill the area where you would like to apply the effect, and then press play. Instantly you’ll get an impressive look perfect for posters and party flyers.
Paints Photoshop Action
Express yourself with this eye-popping, paint inspired Photoshop action. It creates a totally unique look with drip and blob effects for a shiny, realistic result. Simply open your own photo and play the action to take advantage of this incredible effect. Give it a shot!
Light & Dark – Photoshop Actions
Save hours of work making rays of sunlight by hand! This quality Photoshop action creates a glorious light and dark result for dramatic portrait and landscape photography. Choose from 20 color corrections and follow the detailed video tutorial also included for more help.
Design a fantasy photo manipulation with these Aesthete Photoshop actions. Featuring a diverse collection of 140 actions, this suite creates beautiful, spellbinding imagery. Developed with photographers in mind, this pack is a surefire way to get phenomenal results instantly.
Epic Glow Art Photoshop Action
Adding glow to your nature and animal photos can create dreamy effects like the one seen below. Try this Epic Glow Art Photoshop action packed with lots of layers and options to customize your design. Change the colors, texture, and glow intensity easily for a magical effect.
Monochrome Classic Collection
As easy as they seem, monochromatic color schemes really require special attention. This luxurious monochromatic collection, for instance, features 29 Photoshop actions designed with class and style. Add extraordinary impact to your work in much less time.
Dramatic Effect Photoshop Action
Add drama to your portraits in one simple step! This one-click action creates a stunning monochromatic result with incredible contrast and intense lighting. Enjoy this non-destructive way of editing your photos without hurting the originals. Give it a try!
Gold Confetti Photoshop Action
Add a luxurious gold confetti effect to your work for impressive, realistic results! Featuring a unique Photoshop action with stunning textures and shine, this effect works great with Photoshop versions CS3 and above. Choose from nine total light source directions to customize the lighting.
Cloud Photoshop Action
The abstract nature of clouds and smoke can add a lot of mystery to your work. This smart photo effect kit helps you make fantastic abstract designs using complex shapes and elegant, cloudy waves. Try it out with the latest versions of Adobe Photoshop.
Premium Oil Painting Action
Are you an aspiring artist with a love for traditional mediums? Then you’ll definitely want this premium oil painting action. Designed to create a lifelike result with beautiful warped textures, this Photoshop action contains eight awesome effects. Try it out on any selfie or family photo!
You don’t have to be a professional artist to create a charismatic caricature. Just use an awesome caricature maker like this one to distort your face for a funny, cartoonish effect. Upload your photo with ease and choose from 35 caricature effects to transform your face fast.
28 Real B&W Film Emulations
Add real film grain and textures to your photos in just seconds! This collection of premium black-and-white film emulations features 15 contrast effects and eight seamless grains. The amount varies depending on your photo, so make sure to experiment for amazing results!
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This has been a collection of premium resources perfect for the avid designer and photographer. For more cool Photoshop photo effects, check out Envato Market and Envato Elements, or enlist the help of our talented professionals at Envato Studio. Happy designing!