66 free Photoshop actions

Free Photoshop actions: Monochrome photo filters

39. Bold B&W HDR

Free Photoshop actions: Bold B&W HDR

Why should colour pictures get all the HDR fun?

It's not just colour photos that you can apply the HDR treatment to. With this free action you can give any photo a bold, black and white, HDR-style look that'll make it really stand out.

40. Infrared Photography

Free Photoshop actions: InfraRed Photography

Add some infrared chill to your pictures

Add the eerie touch of a cool infrared chill to your pictures with this free Photoshop action. This action creates two adjustment layers inside a layer group, allowing you to change the red and blue balance, as well as the contrast.

41. High Key

Free Photoshop actions: High key

Turn any photo into a stunning high-key portrait

This action requires a credit if you use it, but offers a very simple way to convert a regular photograph into a stunning high-key portrait with clean lines and an almost dreamy finish, without compromising essential areas of contrast.

42. Lithprint

Free Photoshop actions: Lithprint

Lithprint turns photographs into striking lithograph-style images

Create a lithograph-style image from your raw photos. This works best on larger images that have already been given a medium-contrast treatment.

43. Gum Bichromate Print

Free Photoshop actions: gum bichromatic print

Emulate the early days of photography with this action

Emulate 19th century gum bichromate prints with this straightforward action that produces beautiful textured effects.

44. Black and White

Free Photoshop actions: Black and White

Get a grainy black and white look that's heavy on the black

This action adds a punchy, high-contrast black and white effect to your photographs. It produces a nice grittiness with heavy grain and over-saturated blacks. Great for creating a stylised image.

45. Dramatic Sepia

Free Photoshop actions: Dramatic Sepia

Dramatic Sepia's contrast curve gives a slightly more refined version of the standard sepia effect

This superb action offers a slightly more refined version of the standard sepia effect by adding a contrast curve to age the final result so that it feels like a faded photograph. Dramatic Sepia offers a great way to communicate a sense of age.

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