65 Photoshop Actions for Photo Touch-Ups and Enhancements

Photoshop actions can be a tremendous time-saving tool for designers and photographers. You can either create your own actions or take advantage of the many that are freely available from the community of Photoshop users. This post is a collection of 65 actions (actually more since many of them contain multiple actions) for touching up or enhancing photographs.

Free Photoshop Actions:

Photo Coloring Photoshop Action

Photoshop Photo Coloring Action

Depth of Field Photoshop Action

Photoshop Action Depth of Field

Action Distortion Photoshop Action

Photoshop Action Distortion Action

Pro Sharpening Photoshop Action

Photoshop Action Pro Sharpening

Gritty Effect Photoshop Action

Photoshop Action Gritty Effect

Photo Colouring 11.2

Photoshop touchup actions

Soft Touch Action

Photoshop touchup actions

Diabolic

Photoshop touchup actions

Professional Photoshop Actions

Photoshop touchup actions

Color Enhancing Actions

Photoshop touchup actions

Cross-Processing

Photoshop touchup actions

300 Action

Photoshop touchup actions

Photoshop Color Actions 2

Photoshop touchup actions

Eye Color

Photoshop touchup actions

Vivid Blur

Photoshop touchup actions

Retro Love

Photoshop touchup actions

Soften Skin Effect

Photoshop touchup actions

Retro Action

Photoshop touchup actions

Dazzle Effects

Photoshop touchup actions

Dazzle Effects 3

Photoshop touchup actions

Dazzle Effects 4

Photoshop touchup actions

Black and White Photoshop Actions

Photoshop touchup actionsPhotoshop touchup actions

Muted Fashion

Photoshop touchup actions

Soft Sepia Effect

Photoshop touchup actions

Actions Clyck 003

Photoshop touchup actions

Black and White Photoshop Actions

Photoshop touchup actions

Photo Coloring VI

Photoshop touchup actions

Action 004

Photoshop touchup actions

Action 003

Photoshop touchup actions

Dark Sepia

Photoshop touchup actions

sa-cool Action 1.05

Photoshop touchup actions

Old Photo Action

Photoshop touchup actions

Vintage Photo

Photoshop touchup actions

Retro-Vintage Actions

Photoshop touchup actions

Photoshop Dream Blur Action

Photoshop touchup actions

Actions – 39

Photoshop touchup actions

Photo Coloring II

Photoshop touchup actions

Skin Smoothing

Photoshop touchup actions

Color Balance

Photoshop touchup actions

Photo Coloring

Photoshop touchup actions

Cool Photo Effect Action

Photoshop touchup actions

Cross Coloring

Photoshop touchup actions

Noiseless RetroFit Actions

Photoshop touchup actions

Photo Improvement

Photoshop touchup actions

H.D.A. Soft Elegance

Photoshop touchup actions

Lomo Cross Processing

Photoshop touchup actions

Split Toning

Photoshop touchup actions

InFection

Photoshop touchup actions

CS3 Action – High Key

Photoshop touchup actions

Action Pack 1

Photoshop touchup actions

Black White Sepia

Photoshop touchup actions

Cross-Processing Action

Photoshop touchup actions

Hand-Colored Vintage Photo

Photoshop touchup actions

IR Effect Look

Photoshop touchup actions

Old Style Sepia Effect

Photoshop touchup actions

Dim and Jade

Photoshop touchup actions

Wedding Enhancers

Photoshop touchup actions

Pseudo HDR

Photoshop touchup actions

Soft Focus Effect

Photoshop touchup actions

Airbrush

Photoshop touchup actions

Editorial Action

Photoshop touchup actions

Photoshop Facelift

Photoshop touchup actions

Velvia Portrait

Photoshop touchup actions

Whiten Teeth and Eyes

Photoshop touchup actions

Vintage

Photoshop touchup actions

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  1. Lana
    January 5, 2009

    Wow this is sooo cool!!!
    I love all the actions, thank u so much 😀

  2. January 6, 2009

    very helpful

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  5. January 6, 2009

    thank you for this helpful shareing..

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  27. Saj
    January 7, 2009

    Hilary nedded that!

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  29. January 8, 2009

    Saj,
    haha, I agree.

  30. January 8, 2009

    This is some pretty great stuff! I’ve only recently decided I should probably actually start learning to do these kinds of things with Photoshop, expand my horizons a bit, and this will DEFINITELY help!

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  40. poomerchant
    January 9, 2009

    ‘shopped

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  46. January 10, 2009

    Photoshop is amazing…

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  50. January 11, 2009

    Thats really neat the way they used photo shop. And you would think people would stop trying to look like those people they see in the magazine..

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  57. January 13, 2009

    this is a very neat compilation. My new PSD cheatsheet 🙂

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  64. January 14, 2009

    Cool! I’m thinking to learn one or two tricks.

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  67. January 18, 2009

    Great tutorials mate, ill be using them as a guide for doing my bebo skins.

    Thanks again

  68. January 19, 2009

    this one’s great.. mind if i cross post this one in my site

    http://www.rfabrigo.blogspot.com

  69. January 19, 2009

    Don,
    You can link to this post, but it cannot be re-published in its entirety.

  70. tona
    January 27, 2009

    GREAT!! thanx a lot

  71. Faheem
    January 28, 2009

    It’s nice. I will use in my projects.
    thanks!!!!!!!!

  72. January 30, 2009

    I mostly like the retro style

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  75. February 12, 2009

    Velvia looks very nice

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  78. DOBERMAN
    February 24, 2009

    Thanks they are all great 🙂 However, one has to remember to take rather good pictures to start with 🙂

  79. Prabhu
    March 9, 2009

    hi i’m prabhu frm tamilnadu in india

    i’m a album designer

    this is a site really use ful for creators ….and me also….

    heartly thanks for all participants…..thanks all of u dears….

  80. tom
    March 9, 2009

    stop playing with the hue correction sliders and uploading your junk onto valuebale web storage space.

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  89. March 29, 2009

    Thanks the original collections.
    Photoshop tuts are quite helpful for me.
    Just stumbled your post :p

  90. April 6, 2009

    Very Nice.

    I wish to be so creative.

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  93. Yugandhar
    April 27, 2009

    Super’b’ collection man

  94. April 30, 2009

    These are techniques that without action we take too long.
    Great collection. Thank you

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  100. azaluna
    June 23, 2009

    woww….
    no comment…
    keep share

  101. Ajit KUmar
    June 25, 2009

    Deep dive in photoshop and discovered such a great features.. Thanks a ton…

  102. Lizzie
    July 7, 2009

    omg! thanks!:DD

  103. July 25, 2009

    wow these are all awesome.
    thx for sharing.

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  109. August 31, 2009

    Wow! What a terrific round-up of actions! Thanks!

  110. Ines
    September 14, 2009

    I love them sooo much, I cant wait to use them :O awesomeee, thanks. this website is soooo coooooooool.

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  113. Rikki
    September 26, 2009

    Do these all work with CS4?

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  115. October 4, 2009

    few best photoshop action post . thanks for shearing this excellent post.

  116. October 12, 2009

    Thanks!!! THis will help alot

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  119. april
    October 23, 2009

    phony shit. always use the origional. you can’t get a photos personality with touch ups

  120. November 11, 2009

    Good! Thanks!

  121. Pandi v.
    November 26, 2009

    toooooooooooooooooo coooooooooooooooool

  122. December 17, 2009

    really i like this aaaction coz i need this all actiond
    thanks for givng me

  123. December 20, 2009

    Nice Collection. Thanks

  124. Jenn
    December 29, 2009

    Yaaay! I really like this actions!!! <33 Thank you so much for posting 😀

  125. February 5, 2010

    muy buena coleccion! this is cool! thank!

  126. February 12, 2010

    great way to see how photoshop is used, keep up the good work!

  127. March 5, 2010

    Wow! Here I found a comprehensive long list of photoshop tricks. Thank you for sharing. I will try to learn them all.

  128. April 25, 2010

    Let me say: I downloaded 98% from this list!
    Cheers.

  129. June 12, 2010

    Nice work. after & before version images are looking so nice. thanks for sharing.

  130. shiro
    June 20, 2010

    WOW~ really love this site…. very cool and nice skills u have here!!

  131. June 24, 2010

    Good resource for the photoshop learner.I already tried some of this technique specially Soften Skin Effect and i really enjoyed.

  132. tony
    July 4, 2010

    Hey Buddy,
    Ive enjoyed reading about your actions. Nice of you to offer them for free. I tried to download the Vintage but, just got some garbled type. I have a mac. Are your actions only for PC? Any idea why I got that page of garbled type?
    thanks
    t

  133. July 11, 2010

    wow,amazing actions,thanks for sharing,give more please

  134. July 12, 2010

    great works

  135. July 17, 2010

    omg! thanks!:DD

  136. July 23, 2010

    wow,amazing actions,thanks for sharing,give more please

  137. July 26, 2010

    Photoshop coloring and other actions are really great. I like these actions. Thanks,

  138. August 24, 2010

    Check out some other great PS ACTIONS on my homepage.

  139. dex juzt
    August 26, 2010

    fantastic color efect… !!!! woooowwww

  140. September 12, 2010

    great actions,thanks

  141. September 20, 2010

    Great Resource! I would also recommend JHP Actions as they have some great free and premium actions for photographers.

  142. October 2, 2010

    Wow 🙂 Awesome collection of photoshop actions touchups. Very inspiring. Thanks for share this wonderful post. 🙂

  143. thanks
    this is nice……….

  144. I know about photoshop action but it is more then beautiful from my knowledge.

  145. November 15, 2010

    Beautiful actions! Thank you for sharing! 🙂 I can see that you have put in a lot of effort. Great post.

  146. November 24, 2010

    Beautiful actions! Thank you for sharing!

  147. November 25, 2010

    This is a really great collection of tutorials. Thanks for sharing.

  148. December 7, 2010

    Wow thank you! Some of these will save me some time!

  149. apple
    January 2, 2011

    Thank you

  150. ibonk
    January 5, 2011

    helpful.. thanks a lot

  151. January 20, 2011

    You might also want to check Cinematic Photo Effects – A pack containing 10 movie-like photo actions http://bit.ly/CinematicPhotos

  152. January 31, 2011

    good job…..thanks 4 all…

  153. neel
    February 11, 2011

    mind blowing actions thanx so much…

  154. March 13, 2011

    Retro rocks! i like…

  155. March 15, 2011

    Nice Collection. Thanks

  156. sanjeevji
    April 12, 2011

    thanx…………………..:)

  157. April 21, 2011

    hi I am from Iran . it was excelent

  158. May 1, 2011

    Download link please!

  159. May 3, 2011

    Wow,it is very beautiful,I think it is very useful for me!

  160. May 4, 2011

    newcomers in web developing business. Remember to update yourself constantly with new knowledge, tips and tricks,

  161. Padz
    May 13, 2011

    beautiful effects..

  162. May 14, 2011

    Shame some of them are 404d.

  163. June 5, 2011

    these are amazing. i’ll save a ton of times with some of these actions.

  164. June 15, 2011

    Great work and great collections too.

  165. opik
    June 15, 2011

    its awesome.. greats.. thanks…

  166. opik
    June 15, 2011

    its awesome.. greats.. thanks

  167. June 15, 2011

    Great. What happened to Muted Fashion, it’s one of the best but dead link…

  168. June 21, 2011

    you really did a great job with lot of energy, these are beautiful and very attractive, i like some of them.

    thanks brother.

  169. kim
    July 14, 2011

    Download link please!
    Download link please!
    Download link please!

  170. July 15, 2011

    All Tutorials is very Good i love your work thanks for the sharing Great waaaaaaaoooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo………..

  171. August 12, 2016

    Stunning photoshop touchups.A very interesting list of image processing. Thanks Steven Snell to
    published your valuable content.

  172. September 28, 2016

    Wow Steven Snell, that’s a good collection of actions. I will use some of these interesting actions to some of my work. Thanks for this share. I will bookmark it.

  173. October 12, 2016

    Really the Photoshop action touch me. I’m surprised after seen it. This special. I’m glad as a graphic designer. Thanks for sharing it with us.

  174. February 22, 2017

    Amazing resources. It will be a great resource for the photo editors. I just bookmarked it to check again in future.

  175. March 14, 2017

    Amazing Photoshop Retouching work. Thanks for sharing it.

  176. April 18, 2017

    What’s a great collection! I regular use Soften Skin Effect and Editorial Action for my blog images.

  177. May 10, 2017

    Thanks for the tutorial about photoshop actions. It will be very handy resource for learners. Hope that you will continue sharing this type resource.

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