Every now and then
it’s great to just have some fun with Adobe Photoshop and there’s no easier way than
with pre-made actions designed to add cool, entertaining effects to your photographs.
Here are our favourite ten from Envato
Elements, where you can download unlimited
resources for a monthly subscription—go get creative!
Play just one
action and all ten are generated, meaning you can switch between the snapshots
easily. Each effect is non-destructive, so it won’t touch your original image. 10 Special Effects includes a dot grid
effect, halftone pop art style and stained glass.
An elephant? Underwater? Yup, your eyes aren’t playing
tricks on you, the Aquarium Underwater action set will plunge absolutely any
object you like into the murky depths of the sea.
Kolourpro is a one stop digital beauty salon! Add great
colour to hair, including bleaching and ombre effects. Each design is
professionally blended to give it true tones and accurate effects, no matter
what the original hair colour.
Fill your subject with colour and run the PolyEx Photoshop Action to create a cool, poly effect, covering your image in funky, geometric shapes.
Fun and funky, this action will add immediate interest to your photographs.
The Type01 Photoshop Action is a little different to other font-based double exposure effects. It combines strong colour and a pleasing, curvy font
to make something that looks like a piece of art in its own right.
Toy Camera Photography Actions includes 16 entertaining
versions to use with your photograph. Control everything from colour, to
texture, and distortion. There’s a PDF ‘handbook’ included so you can work out
what everything does before you run it!
Turn summer to winter, or even just accentuate your own
winter photographs with the Winter Photoshop Actions. The set includes 21
colour actions, 44 brushes with a mix of cloud, fog and mist, and a variety of effects like snow, rain and day
Love is in the air with Valentinum for Photoshop. Create a greeting-card-style
photograph complete with watercolour, heart detail and light effects. There are
20 options to choose from.
Infrared is a cool effect and you can recreate it here with Infrared Photoshop Actions. Perfect for fine art photographs or even just
to have some fun with your every day snaps, there are five infrared styles
included, and 12 film noire.
Create an ethereal glow in the dark image from your
photograph with Glow in the Dark Photoshop Actions. The download includes a
bonus set of light leak actions.